UFC 195: Lawler vs. Condit live results and round-by-round updates

Robbie Lawler puts his welterweight title on the line against Carlos Condit tonight in the UFC 195 main event from Las Vegas. Former champion Andrei Arlovski clashes with rising star Stipe Miocic in the co-headliner. PMN will provide live results of the entire card and round-by-round updates. UFC 159 quick results: MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 … Read more

UFC 195: Michael McDonald returns to face Masanori Kanehara

UFC's Michael McDonald

UFC officials have announced the return of one of the bantamweights brightest prospects in Michael “Mayday” McDonald. The 24 year old will return after a two year layoff to take on Japan’s Masanori Kanehara at UFC 195 on January 2, at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. McDonald (16-3) is coming off a second round submission … Read more

Sengoku Raiden Championships 13 – fight videos

“Sengoku Raiden Championship 13” took place Sunday, June 20, at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan. The event airs Friday night on HDNet, but you can catch the fights early right here.

Hirota wins Sengoku Lightweight Title and Kanehara wins Featherweight Grand Prix

World Victory Road’s “Sengoku: Ninth Battle” took place on Sun., Aug. 2, 2009, at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

PRO MMA (promma.info) provided live play-by-play of all the action.

The Sengoku Lightweight Championship was on the line in the main event with Satoru Kitaoka taking on Mizuto Hirota. The fight went back and forth. PRO MMA (promma.info) had Kitaoka winning the first and third rounds and Hirota winning the second. It was not until the fourth round, when Kitaoka was visibly winded, that Hirota was able to finish him off with strikes and take home the title.

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Sengoku Ninth Battle play-by-play

Please join PRO MMA (promma.info) for a live play-by-play of Sengoku’s Ninth Battle. The card will feature a lightweight title fight, and the finals of the Sengoku featherweight tournament.

-Hatsu Hioki (19-3-2) vs. Masanori Kanehara (13-5-5)
-Marlon Sandro (14-0) vs. Michihiro Omigawa (6-7-1)
-Matt Jaggers (11-5) vs. Chang Sung Jung (6-1)
-Satoru Kitaoka (24-8-9) vs. Mizuto Hirota (11-3)
-Kazuyuki Fujita (15-7) vs. Blagoi Ivanov (0-0)
-Kazuo Misaki (21-9-2) vs. Kazuhiro Nakamura (13-9)
-Eiji Mitsuoka (15-6-2) vs. Clay French (16-5)
-Yoshihiro Nakao (7-2) vs. Choi Mu Bae (9-3)
-Akihiro Gono (29-14-7) vs. Dan Hornbuckle (17-2)
-Ikuo Usuda (4-0) vs. Koji Ando (2-0-2)
-Toru Harai (6-2) vs. Shigeki Osawa (2-0)
-Takeshi Numajiri (1-1) vs. Ryosuke Komori (3-1)

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World Victory Road’s “Sengoku: Ninth Battle” takes place Aug. 2 in Saitama, Japan

On Sun., Aug. 2, 2009, World Victory Road’s “Sengoku: Ninth Battle” will take place at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

The event will feature a lightweight title fight between Satoru Kitaoka (25-8-9) and Mizuto Hirota (11-3-1). Kitaoka is on a six-fight win streak with his most recent victories being first round Achilles Lock submissions over Yukio Sakaguchi in June and Takanori Gomi back in January.

Kitaoka will be putting his grappling prowess up against the striking abilities of Hirota. Hirota’s most recent fight was a first round TKO victory over Mitsuhiro Ishida at Shooto Tradition Final in May. It is interesting to note that Hirota has never won a fight by submission and Kitaoka has never won via strikes.

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“Sengoku: Eighth Battle” results

Hatsu Hioki advances in Sengoku Featherweight Grand Prix
Hatsu Hioki advances in Sengoku Featherweight Grand Prix

World Victory Road’s “Sengoku: Eighth Battle” took place at Yoyogi National Stadium Second Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan on May 2, 2009.

Sengoku’s Featherweight Grand Prix quarterfinals were held with Hatsu Hioki, Michihiro Omigawa, Masanori Kanehara, and Marlon Sandro all advancing to the semi-finals.

In one of the many non-tournament bouts of the night, Akihiko Mori defeated Maximo Blanco after Blanco was disqualified for knocking out Mori with a soccer kick at 4:20 into the first round.

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SENGOKU: SEVENTH BATTLE – LIVE round by round updates and results

World Victory Road’s SENGOKU: SEVENTH BATTLE is live at Yoyogi National Stadium Second Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan on Friday, March 20, 2009. PRO MMA (promma.info) is providing live round-by-round updates and summary of the event. The first round of a Featherweight Tournament is featured as well as two non-tournament bouts featuring James Thompson taking on Jim York and Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal taking on Ryo Kawamura in the main event.

Quick Results:
Nick Denis def. Seiya Kawahara by TKO (punches) rd.1
Ronnie Mann def. Tetsuya Yamada by unanimous decision
Chan Sung Jung def. Sinataro Ishiwatari by sub. (RNC) rd.1
Masenori Kanehara def. Kim Jong Man be unanimous decision
Marlon Sandro def. Matt Jaggers by sub. (side choke) rd.2
Michihiro Omigawa def. L.C. Davis by unanimous decision
Jim York def. James Thompson by TKO (punch) rd.1
Nam Phan def. Hideki Kadowaki by KO (punch) rd.1
Hatsu Hioki def. Chris Manuel by submission (armbar) rd.1
Muhammed Lawal def. Ryo Kawamura by unanimous decisoin

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Sengoku Seventh Battle Preview

The featherweights continue to get a big push. Two weeks ago DREAM held the first round of their featherweight tournament, and this week Sengoku’s participants will take to the ring. This tournament may not have the big names like DREAM, but it remains stocked with plenty of young talent and the winner should make an impact on the world rankings.

Tournament Bouts:

Hatsu Hioki (17-3-2) vs. Chris Manuel (6-0-2)
The literal “poster boy” for the tournament is also the favorite. Hatsu Hioki is a world ranked fighter, and also the TKO champion. Over the course of his career he has defeated top fighters like Hideki Kadowaki, Jeff Curran, and Mark Hominick twice. He is truly an ace on the ground, which was made apparent by his guard passing dominance against Baret Yoshida. Yoshida may not have an impressive record, but he is a multiple time ADCC competitor and one of the best lighter weight grapplers on the planet. Hioki sometimes forgets his ground dominance and stands up too much. If he is going to win the tournament he needs to stick to his bread and butter.

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