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

Rizin announces four new bouts for New Year’s Eve card in Saitama

Rizin Fighting Federation has announced four additional bouts for their New Year’s Eve World Grand Prix 2015 card scheduled for Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on Dec. 29th (Tuesday) and 31st (Thursday). The main attraction on Rizin’s debut card will be the return of Pride legend Fedor Emelianenko who will compete against an opponent still … Read more

Pancrase 271 preview with Pancrase commentator Dan ‘The Wolfman’

Pancrase 271 is coming up on Nov. 1 at Differ Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan. The event will stream live in the U.S. (Oct. 31) on UFC Fight Pass and commentating that event will be none other than our old friend Dan “The Wolfman” Theodore. Dan was on Pancrase Radio this week to break down … Read more

Bring it on! Bisping says he’ll fight Rampage at any weight

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has been making headlines recently for a number of reasons, one of them being some remarks he made about former friend and teammate Michael Bisping. Apparently an issue developed between these two, according to Rampage, when Bisping made statements implicating him in a lawsuit involving a former manager. “That’s why I said I … Read more

Lucky shot or not? Relive Uriah Hall’s jumping spinning back kick against Gegard Mousasi at UFC Japan

At last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 75 card in Japan, unranked middleweight Uriah Hall stepped in as a late replacement against number six ranked Gegard Mousasi — easily the highest profile fight and biggest name Hall had been in the cage with. Round one was all Mousasi as he dominated the fight on the ground … Read more

Barnett won, now watch the #UFCJapan post-fight press conference

Top-ranked heavyweight Josh Barnett came back to Japan Saturday night with a high-pressure performance that wore Big Country down. As usual, Roy Nelson absorbed more punishment than thought humanly possible, did some damage of his own, but ultimately lost the decision. In the UFC Fight Night 75 co-headliner short-notice replacement and underdog Uriah Hall finished … 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

Japan accepts invitation to take on America in real-life giant robot battle

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American robotic research company, Megabots, has issued a challenge to Japan’s Suidobashi Heavy Industries. They want to pit their Mark 2 robot against Suidobashi’s Kuratas. That’s right people, the world’s first giant robot battle is on the horizon!

This is the eccentric Rin Nakai, she fights Miesha Tate this weekend at UFC Fight Night 52

http://youtu.be/bD1vVv529Zk Pancrase women’s bantamweight champ, Rin Nakai, will make her UFC debut this weekend against Miesha “Cupcake” Tate at UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan. If you’re not yet familiar with the 26-year-old undefeated Japanese fighter, consider this your brief primer. She’s 16-0-1 and most recently scored decision wins over Tara LaRosa and Sarah D’Alello. … Read more

Dana White interviews Kazushi Sakuraba; wants fight with Wanderlei Silva

When UFC President Dana White was recently in Japan he got the opportunity to sit down with MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba. White talked with Sakuraba about his illustrious career and what could have been had PRIDE FC promoted him correctly. Via the UG: “The guy was a national treasure,” says White. “And the promoters, it’s like they … Read more