UFC Fight Night Japan

September 23, Shogun vs. Saint Preux 2 headline has been changed. Reportedly, the old school Pride favourite in Japan, Shogun, is out and replaced by…


Deep Impact 79 Card

This weekend the live coverage and live tweeting of MMA in Japan continues. This time around the venue is Deep Impact 79 and the card…




Ganryujima – ADAUCHI

The latest exciting installment of the ever growing ‘moat fights’ Ganryujima, takes place in Maihama, Japan tomorrow – September 2.  Wrestlers, kickboxers, karate-ka, judo-ka, capoeristas,…






Pancrase 289 Review and Results

Results for Pancrase 289:  Yoshinori Horie WIN vs Kazunari Kimura LOSS KO (Knee)Ref: Hirokazu Takamoto Rnd: 2 Time 1:12  Tetsuya Yamamoto WIN vs Mitsuhiro Taki…


Yachi VS Gracie?

If you have been watching the Rizin events since they started at the end of the year back in 2015, you know Yusuke Yachi 18-6-0…


Pancrase 289 Preview

This weekend we have Pancrase 289 coming up. The card for this event is packed with exciting fights. If you are in Japan you can…


Pride Shockwave Dynamite 2002

80,000 martial arts fans in attendance on a blazing hot summer day. Helio Gracie lights the Olympic flame, Antonio Inoki parachutes into the stadium. This…


UFC Fight Night Tokyo Card

As the heat wave blazes on in Tokyo all MMA fans are eagerly waiting for the UFC to make it’s annual return to the land…




Shinju Nozawa Auclair

Presenting new star of RIZIN Fighting Federation: the althletic, charismatic, dynamic, charming, and beautiful Shinju Nozawa Auclair. 


Rizin 2017 Fight Festival Results

Weight Class Method Round Time Notes Bantamweight 61 kg  Kyoji Horiguchi def.  Hideo Tokoro KO (punches) 1 3:49 Bantamweight Grand-Prix 1st Round Heavyweight 120 kg  Amir Aliakbari…



SEI⭐️ZA

Article courtesy of Chris Gunn Photos by Dennis Dugan Last night the 3rd Seiza event was held in Korakuen in Tokyo. While the promotion certainly…



SEI⭐️ZA

Japan’s ‘joshi-kaku’ women’s martial arts boom is in full swing. Top fighters from around the world gather at Korakuen Hall this Friday, July 28, for…


Professional Shooto 7-23 Results

This article is courtesy of Mark Chinnery and reused with his permission.   Wow. What a card! Professional Shooto 7.23 from Korakuen Hall. I’m still…



Ganryujima – ‘Adauchi’

The resurrected moat fight organization, Ganryujima, holds its next show on September 2nd in Maihama Amphitheater, showcasing a mixture of fight styles on its unique…


Deep Cage 79 Results

Yesterday we got to attend Deep Cage 79. This was a great event and had 9 fantastic fights. Check out these results. Ryuichiro Sumimura def….



Deep Cage Impact 2017

This weekend Deep puts on Deep Cage Impact 2017 at Korakuen Hall. There are 9 fights on the card including a fight which features a former…











Pancrase 288 Preview

This weekend we have Pancrase 288. Of course MMA Japan will be there live Tweeting from the event. You can follow #Pancrase288 to keep track…





Pancrase 288

On July 2nd, Pancrase has some summer treats for all you JMMA fans. Headlining the show is a King of Pancrase championship title match with…




Pancrase 287 Results

Last weekend was the event that some will call the best card that Pancrase has had all year. If you have the chance check it…










Deep Jewels 16

You’ve heard people from The Joe Rogan Experience talking about it. You’ve probably also read about it on the Internet as well. This weekend on…


Deep Cage Impact 2017 Results

DEEP Cage Impage 2017 was a day of fantastic fights. The promotion puts on several events per year, some of their shows use the cage…


Deep Cage Impact 2017

Saturday May 13th Deep will be putting on the Deep Cage Impact 2017 event. MMA Japan will be on the ground and next to the…


Shooto Weigh Ins

So, this happened at the Shooto weigh ins yesterday. A paper plate and two ring girls pretending not to look!




Pancrase 286 Results

Pancrase 286 kicked off on April 23rd, 2017 at Differ Ariake to a stellar crowd. This card was stacked with killers. The show provided four…









RIZIN 2017 ‘Sakura’ Digest

RIZIN Fighting Federation opened up 2017 with their spring lineup taking place at Yokohama Arena. Such a martial art show hadn’t been held there since…


4/23 Shooto Event Predictions

This Article is by Mark Chinnery and posted with his permission. April 23 is a significant landmark on the map of Professional Shooto in Japan…



Rizin 2017 Sakura Review and Results

Today we attended the latest RIZIN Event, Rizin 2017 Sakura – the promotion’s spring event. Sakura (Cherry Blossom) descibes the event because this time of…






Pancrase 286 Trailer 2

Pancrase 286, billed to go down at Differ Ariake in Tokyo on April 23, 2017, promises another strong line up of top domestic and foreign…


Shooto on UFC Fightpass

Professional Shooto 3.24 Shooto Pacific Rim Bantamweight Championship Korakuen Hall, Tokyo This was the 2nd Japanese Shooto event on UFC Fight Pass for 2017 &…


Deep Impact 78 Results

We here at MMA Japan care about the best in JMMA. We attend the best events and report them to you here in English. This…




Weight Cutting Mini Documentary

With an increasing number of fighters missing their contracted weight to fight, deaths due to kidney and heart failure, and the scientific research into how…




RIZIN Fight Preview

RIZIN Fighting Federation will hold its next event in Japan on April 16 this year, staged at the Yokohama arena. RIZIN promises to deliver another…



Pancrase 285 Main Event

Ladies and Gentlemen Pancrase 285 is just around the corner. It all goes down on March 12th at Differ Ariake. I am sure it will…





Deep Jewels 15 Results

Yesterday MMA Japan attended DEEP Jewels 15, live. It was a sold out crowd and the fighters brought their A games to the ring. DEEP puts…