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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…


Pancrase 292 results

By Chris Gunn Twitter @chrisgunn82   Yesterday, the legendary promotion held their last event in Differ Ariake in Tokyo. This event did not disappoint with…





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…


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…



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…





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…



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…




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 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…







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…





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…




Deep Jewels 15

Deep Jewels will be hosting an event on February 25th at Shinjuku FACE. The Main Event will be Naho “Sugi Rock” Sugiyama (12-4-0) versus the…


First Shooto Event of 2017

This is a re-post of one of our friend’s post on Facebook. It is used with his permission. Thanks Mark. Shooto events are headed up…



Cauliflower Culture Kimono

What do you look for in a Kimono for your traditional Brazilian Jiu-jitsu training? Fabric strength, colors, fit, comfort or all of these? Well, Cauliflowoer…






Pancrase 283 Review

Pancrase 283 was an event that proved to be a great and exciting show to end 2016 with. This time around you had some great…



Pancrase Radio Episode 13

This time around we bring you the podcast Pancrase Radio! This is episode 13 that focuses on the review of the fights in Pancrase 277….