You’ve got Robbie Lawler, Bas Rutten, Sakuraba, Jon Jones, Anderson Silva, Conor McGregor, Holly Holm, Ronda Rousey and many more showing off their skills in this official gameplay trailer for EA Sports UFC 2 video game for the Xbox One and PS4 consoles. Release date for EA Sports UFC 2 is March 15, 2016 in North … Read more
King Mo! Woah. The self-proclaimed “money weight” fighter entered the RIZIN FF Heavyweight Grand Prix against very large men with giant muscles, including the 6-foot 4-inch Jiri Prochazka who Mo knocked out in the finals with a vicious right hook that sent the Czech fighter face-first to the canvas. Take a look. 1st Round K.O on … Read more
I once asked Shinya Aoki if he was a fan of country music. He is not. He also corrected me on how I pronounced his last name. “It’s I-oki,” he said. Got it. The 32-year-old Asian submission sensation handed 46-year-old Pride legend Kazushi Sakuraba his fifth straight loss on Tuesday in the RIZIN (day 1) … Read more
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
Metamoris returns with its submission-only format on Nov. 22 from the Long Beach Convention Center and streaming live via online Pay-Per-View at www.metamoris.com. Here’s 5 reasons you should watch: 5. Gary Tonon If you watched Tonon’s match against Kit Dale, you will know about Tonon’s exciting style. He is constantly looking for submissions and isn’t … Read more
At Pride 10 in August 2000 in Saitama, Japan, Kazushi Sakuraba broke Renzo Gracie‘s arm and submitted him with a kimura. He had already beaten Royler and Royce Gracie before that and was henceforth known as “The Gracie Hunter”. Renzo said, “I failed Jiu-Jitsu that day.” But at Metamoris 5 on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, Renzo will … Read more
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
If you are planning on spending nine-straight hours watching Dream’s New Year’s Eve event on HDNet the night before the big holiday, then you need to check out ProMMANow.com’s guide.
DREAM 17 took place on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, and featured the opening round of DREAM’s Bantamweight Grand Prix.
Even at 42 years of age, Kazushi Sakuraba will continue to fight. He will meet grappling ace Yan Cabral who trains out of top Brazilian team Nova Uniao.