RIZIN FF 5 Wrap-Up and Post-Fight Presser Highlights from Japan

The World’s Most Dangerous MMA reporter Dan “The Wolfman” Theodore was back in Japan for Pro MMA Now covering RIZIN FF 5 – SAKURA this past weekend. Check out these exclusive videos that include highlights from the post-fight press conference as we hear from several of the RIZIN 5 winners including headliner Tatsuya Kawajiri, Rena Kubota, … Read more

RIZIN 5 – SAKURA full results and video highlights

Rizin Fighting Federation held RIZIN 5 – SAKURA on Sunday in Yokohama, Japan. Tatsuya Kawajiri defeated fellow UFC vet Anthony Birchak via unanimous decision in the featherweight main event, while Iranian wrestling world champion Amir Aliakbari knocked out Geronimo Dos Santos in the co-main event. Popular Japanese shoot boxer Rena Kubota knocked out Dora Perjes, … Read more

Watch RIZIN 5 live stream online

RIZIN 5: Sakura will take place Sunday, April 16, from Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan. UFC veterans Anthony Birchak and Tatsuya Kawajiri face-off in the featherweight main event. Several other well-known names are on the card including Satoshi Ishii, Heath Herring, Daron Cruickshank, Kyoji Horiguchi and popular Japanese shoot boxer Rena Kubota, among others. MMA fans … Read more

RIZIN 5 finalized with 11 bouts

Rizin Fighting Federation has finalized the fight card for their April 16 RIZIN 5 event “SAKURA” taking place at Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan. There are plenty of names on the card including several UFC vets you will recognize. There are a total of 11 fights on the card and here’s the lineup: Fight #1 – 58.0kg … Read more

RIZIN supports Fight4u Autism Awareness MMA Event

Longtime Pro MMA Now contributor Dan “The WolfMan” Theodore is over in Japan right now and will be covering the upcoming RIZIN 5 card for us. Dan helped out with a recent Fight4u BJJ/MMA Autism Awareness Event and RIZIN president Nobuyuki Sakakibara was there to show the organization’s support for this good cause. RIZIN 5 will be … Read more

Heath Herring talks to us about RIZIN 5, Brock Lesnar and his fighting future

MMA legend Heath Herring will be fighting Japanese Olympic Judo gold medalist Satoshi Ishii at RIZIN 5 on April 16 in Yokohama, Japan. Herring competed for the first time in eight years this past December when he dropped a short-notice fight against Amir Aliakbari in the RIZIN World Grand Prix Quarterfinals. Prior to that the … Read more

Daron Cruickshank ready to put on a show at RIZIN 5

“The Detroit Superstar” Daron Cruickshank (18-9, 1 NC) is preparing for his fourth fight for Rizin Fighting Federation when he faces former PXC and Shooto champion Yasuke Yachi (16-6) at RIZIN 5 on April 16 in Yokohama, Japan. The former UFC standout and 2nd degree Taekwondo black belt is known for his dynamic striking and … Read more

Several new high profile bouts added to RIZIN 5

RIZIN 5 will take place on Sunday, April 16, from Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan. The main event will feature a matchup between Kyoji Horiguchi (18-2) and Yuki Motoya (18-4) to determine the top Japanese flyweight. Seven other bouts have also recently been announced for the card. Anthony Birchak (13-3) and Tatsuya Kawajiri (35-11-2) will face-off in featherweight … Read more