RIZIN Fighting Federation review – December 29 and 31, 2015 

2015 was a big year for Japanese MMA. Pancrase inked a deal with UFC Fight Pass, broadcasting their Tokyo shows live to the world. And, Rizin Fighting Federation (Rizin FF) rose out of the ashes of the Pride legacy, with Nobuhiko Takada and Nobuyuki Sakakibara at the helm. The first show was a 3-day event featuring two full … Read more

Fedor Emelianenko to fight on Spike TV on New Year’s Eve live from Japan

Fedor Emelianenko is returning to MMA after a three-year absence and now we know where he will be competing. The Last Emperor will fight LIVE on Spike TV on New Year’s Eve from Tokyo, Japan against a soon to be named opponent. Bellator is partnering with former Pride President Nobuyuki Sakakibara to put on the … Read more

Is Dan Henderson one of the 10 greatest MMA fighters of all time?

UFC middleweight Dan Henderson will be fighting in his 44th professional MMA fight on Saturday night when he takes on Tim Boetsch in the main event of UFC Fight Night 68. Henderson has competed in multiple weight classes and held titles in Strikeforce (light heavyweight) and PRIDE (middleweight and welterweight) organizations, and also was the … Read more

Emelianenko on Russian federal wanted list

  Alexander Emelianenko, former Pride star and younger brother of Hall of Famer Fedor Emelianenko, is being sought by Russian authorities for “suspicion of housekeeper abuse and passport theft” according to a report from RIA Novosti. Vladimir Markin, a spokesperson for the country’s Investigative Committee, said Emelianenko had been put on the federal wanted list … Read more

Tatsuya Kawajiri joins UFC roster

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PRIDE, DREAM, and ONE FC veteran Tatsuya Kawajiri is expected to make his UFC debut in January, when the organization hosts its first Asian event outside of China or Japan. The January 4th card is set to take place in Singapore, and will be headlined by a welterweight match up between Jake Ellenberger and Tarec Saffiedine.

Watch Usher and Roy Jones Jr. console Anderson Silva after his KO loss at UFC 162 *VIDEO*

What you are about to see here is a very intimate look as one of Anderson’s students, the famous recording artist and R&B singer Usher Raymond consoles and gives advice to the fallen champion. Boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. also shares some words of consolation with “The Spider”.

Round 5 releases Ultimate Collector Series 9 featuring Nick Diaz, Don Frye, and Jason Miller

Round 5 President Damon Lau announces the release of the Ultimate Collector Series 9 featuring brand new fighters to the Round 5 collection, including two PRIDE tributes, and a Championship Edition available today.