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 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

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

VIDEO: Mirko Cro Cop training for Rizin

The 2006 Pride Open-Weight Grand Prix champion Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (31-11-2, 1 NC) is in full training mode for his return to MMA action when he takes part in Rizin Fighting Federation‘s 16-man open-weight grand prix on Sept. 25 in Japan. The 41-year-old Croatian has been given a bye in the first round and … Read more

RIZIN: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Jaideep Singh (full fight video)

The Last Emperor made his long awaited return to the ring on New Year’s Eve in Saitama, Japan. Fedor Emelianenko fought Jaideep Singh on day 2 of RIZIN‘s two-day event and used his famous ground-and-pound to stop the 28-year-old Indian kickboxer. On the feet, Jaideep had a much better chance but once Fedor took him … Read more

Fedor Emelianenko’s opponent to be announced today via live stream

Oh shit. The Last Emperor is back and who is he going to fight? Bobby Lashley? Tim Sylvia? Minowaman? Does it really matter? We know what’s up. But it’s Fedor Emelianenko in Japan on New Year’s Eve and what the hell else are you gonna do? You pop off a few fireworks, drink some champagne, … Read more