RISE World Series 2019 Results

Results from the 58kg tournament: Suakim PK Senchai (104-23-3) defeats Thalisson Ferreira (14-1) in R3 by KO (left toe kick to body) Rungkit Wor. Sanprapai…


Deep 88 Impact Results and Review

*This article was written by Peter Leghorn (peterleghorn@hotmail.com) and used with his permission. Photography by J. Deschner.   DEEP brought out their top talent on…



PANCRASE 303 Fight Order

9. Main Event – Bantamweight King of Pancrase Title Match Rafael Silva (Interim Champion) (29-6-0) vs. Kenta Takizawa #1 (9-4-0) 8. Co-Main Event Lightweight Salimkhan…


PANCRASE 303 Preview

Continuing to lead the way in top level JMMA bringing in world class talent from overseas, PANCRASE puts on another stellar card this coming March…



























RIZIN.14 Live Breakdown

Join us as we provide live analysis on the ground from Saitama Super Arena as the action happens this NYE. Special Exhibition Match, 3R, 3…








One FC Announces Their First Event in Japan On March 31st, 2019

Sorry we only have this information in Japanese. More to come later.     ONE CHAMPIONSHIPは2019年3月に東京で開催する総合格闘技のライブイベントを公式に発表いたします。     ONE CHAMPIONSHIPは2019年に予定している最初の24のイベントを発表いたします。     東京の記者会見に登場するONE CHAMPIONSHIPのスーパースター  …





Pancrase 300

      Pancrase hit a huge milestone just 2 weeks ago. They hit their 300th event in their numbered series. Pancrase was the first…


ROAD FC 50 Weigh in Results

  Featherweight Champion Choi Mu-Gyeom will defend his title for the fourth time against Lee Yeong-Jeong.       Choi stated:   “I hope to…




Shooto 9.23

Shooto gave a fitting sendoff to Norifumi ‘Kid’ Yamamoto last night in a finish-heavy event at a packed out Korakuen Hall. Following a video tribute…




QUINTET.3 Hits Las Vegas!

Las Vegas– The most exciting grappling event of 2018 hits Las Vegas on Friday, October 5, as Kazushi Sakuraba’s QUINTET® promotion makes its US debut….




Deep Impact 85 Results

Yesterday we were LIVE and in person at Deep Impact 85. This card was packed with exciting fights and it did not disappoint. Deep is…












This is Shooto Vol. 2 Results

Last night, Shooto returned to Shibuya where This is Shooto vol. 2 was held. Headlining the event was Tatsuya Ando, who took on Hideto Okada….






Shooto 7/15 Results

Shooto was back in Korakuen Hall on Sunday night in what turned out to be an entertaining evening of fights.   In the main event,…


Quintet 2 Pre-Fight Analysis

David Garmo breaks down what to look out for in QUINTET.2, as teams REEBOK (Sakuraba), Tiger Muay Thai, 10th Planet, and VAGABOND are in Tokyo…








Pancrase 296 Review

Last Sunday we had the honor to be there live at Pancrase 296. It was held at the tremendous Studio Coast in Shin-Kiba. This is…



Quintet 1 Review

Before last night’s Quintet event, another member of the press nervously asked me ‘Do you think this will be a success?’. Wildly unsure, but trying…


Quintet 1 Preview

The new grappling promotion Quintet hosts it’s inaugural event this Wednesday at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan.   Recent years have seen the rise in popularity of…






Pancrase 294 Results

Last weekend we attended Pancrase 294. It is on UFC  FightPass if you could not catch it live. It was a  great show with some…




Shooto Gig Tokyo vol. 24

On a busy weekend for MMA in Tokyo, last night Shooto put on one of their smaller shows in Shinjuku Face. This was an entertaining…



Shooto 1/28 Break Down

This is an article originally written by  Mark Chinnery and used with his permission.                 The first Shooto…


Professional Shooto 1/28/2018

On January 28th of 2018, Professional Shooto kicked off their 2018 MMA even season at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. There were 8 fights on the…