Articles by Jeremy Deschner




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…




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 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…



Shooto on January 28th.

The MMA season is already in full swing and the outlook for JMMA has never looked better. Professional Shooto will be doing their first card…


Ganryujima 9 Enemy Out

On January 3rd, Ganryujima (Moat Fights) kicked off 2018 with a spectacular show. If you do not know what Ganryujima is all about, check out…



Deep Impact 81

Deep is having one last event in Tokyo for the year. We are talking Deep Impact 81 and it looks great. This event will be…



Deep Jewels 18 Results

On December 3rd, 2017 Deep Jewels held another event. This time Deep Jewels 18 featured 11 bouts of all female MMA action. As always, Deep…







Seiza 4 Review

This article was written by Chris Gunn and used with his permission.   Last night the 4th Seiza event was held at Korakuen Hall in…


Deep Impact 80 Results

On Saturday we went to see Deep Impact 80 in Differ Ariake. Deep has some exciting fights and this card was very impressive. Deep is…


Rizin 7 : Fukuoka Results

Last week we went to Fukuoka, Japan to watch Rizin 7. As always Rizing puts on a great show and this event was just as…



10/15 Shooto

This article was originally written by Shooto commentator, Mark Chinnery, and used with his permission.     And here we have it – the last…




Pancrase 290 Card

On October 8th in Differ Ariake in Japan, Pancrase 290 hits us square in the face. This time around the card is stacked with former…


Rizin : Fukuoka

Rizin is fast becoming the top promotion in Japan. The brand of Rizin is very new. However, if you dig a little deeper into the…




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…








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…


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…




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…



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…



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 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…


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…








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…





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…





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…