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Wanderlei Silva responds to 'p*ssy' Mirko Cro Cop

Tom Taylor - December 4, 2016

Until just days ago, Pride legends Wanderlei Silva and Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic were scheduled to go at it for a third time under the Rizin banner this December. Regrettably, Silva was forced to bow out of this planned trilogy fight with an injury. This news did not go over well with Cro Cop. After learning of Silva’s injury, the Croatian kickboxer took to social media to burn Silva with a fiery tirade, calling him a ‘scared b*tch,’ among other things.

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Brackets Set for Final Rounds of Rizin's Openweight Grand Prix

Tom Taylor - November 9, 2016

Japan’s Rizin Fighting Federation will close out 2016 in the biggest way possible, with the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals of their hyped Openweight Grand Prix. The tournament quarterfinals will occur on December 29, while the semifinals and finals will occur two nights later on the 31. Late on Tuesday night, the Japanese organization revealed the brackets for these final tournament rounds.

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VIDEO | RIZIN Results: Krazy Horse scores a seven-second KO

Chris Taylor - September 25, 2016

“Krazy Horse” Charles Bennett scored a seven-second knockout victory over Minoru Kimura earlier today at RIZIN 2 in Japan. The fight started and Minoru charged across the ring where he was met by a leaping right punch from “Krazy Horse”.

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Rizin CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara points out major flaw in UFC's Reebok deal

bjpenndotcom - May 7, 2016

Throughout the history of MMA, several fighters have worn MMA shorts that have become iconic such as Mirko Cro Cop, Chuck Liddell, and our namesake BJ Penn to name just a few. With the UFC’s new apparel deal with Reebok, fighters now all wear uniforms, which takes away a fighters ability to be an individual according to Rizin FF CEO, and former PRIDE FC CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara.

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Exclusive Video | Tito Ortiz says King Mo is too ghetto for him

bjpenndotcom - January 22, 2016

[ooyala code=”R5ZzQ4MDE6NH2U_tUDL_xSOt_Lldg5u9″ player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] When Fedor Emelianenko made his triumphant return to MMA on New Year’s Eve at Rizin FF, the MMA world went wild with possibilities as to who Fedor could fight next. It was announced that Emelianenko would be looking to take another fight in April, likely under the Rizin banner once again, however no opponent was given.

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Rizin hoping to book Wanderlei or Lesnar to fight Fedor

bjpenndotcom - January 21, 2016

Following the triumphant return of Fedor Emelianenko on New Year’s Eve it was announced that ‘The Last Emperor’ would be looking to fight again under the Rizin banner sometime around April. Immediately there were speculations as to who Emelianenko would fight, however since the announcement we’ve heard no further details regarding the fight.

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Randy Couture explains decision to turn down Emelianenko fight

bjpenndotcom - January 19, 2016

Heading into Fedor Emelianenko’s MMA return on New Year’s Eve at Rizin FF there was much speculation as to who Fedor Emelianenko’s opponent would be.. Ultimately, Emelianenko fought and defeated Jaideep Singh, in the very first round of their main event scrap. Following the bout it was revealed that WSOF President and kickboxing legend Ray Sefo was offered the fight, as well as former UFC champion Randy Couture.

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Fedor Emelianenko vs. King Mo?

bjpenndotcom - January 14, 2016

King Mo is fresh off of his heavyweight tournament win at Rizin FF several weeks ago, King Mo is looking for a rather quick turnaround in the coming months. Given the triumphant return of Fedor Emelianenko at Rizin on New Year’s Eve it shouldn’t come as a shock that King Mo is hoping for a fight against ‘The Last Emperor’.


Rizin Interested in Headlining Fedor Emelianenko in Russia: Replay Video - full fight

bjpenndotcom - January 5, 2016

https://youtu.be/GqhvwSeiiXg After a three year hiatus from MMA,  Fedor Emelianenko came back to competition with Rizin against Jaideep Singh.  A mauling of Singh in the first round proved too much as the “The Last Emperor” devastated his opponent with unanswered shots.


'King Mo' Calls out Fedor "The Last Emperor" Emelianecko

bjpenndotcom - January 5, 2016

King Mo vs Fedor…..In the @bellatormma cage….on @spiketv…..in Dallas, TX — King Muhammed (@KingMoFH) January 5, 2016

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