Vale Tudo Japan 3rd adds four new fights

Vale Tudo Japan has announced four additional fights for the upcoming Vale Tudo Japan 3rd fight card which will take place on Saturday, October 5th at the Ota City General Gymnasium in Ota, Tokyo, Japan. VTJ and UFC veteran CAOLUNO will be battling DANIEL ROMERO, MOTONOBU TEZUKA steps in the cage against YUTA NEZU, the experienced TAKESHI INOUE takes on YUSUKE YACHI, and newcomers RYUTO SAWADA and HIROYUKI TAKAHASHI have been added to the card.

Dream ‘Genki Desu Ka!!’ LIVE blog (1 a.m. ET)

After UFC 141 ends, be sure to join us right here at for a live blog of Dream Genki Desu Ka! Richard Anderson Mann will follow along with all the MMA, K-1 and professional wrestling action. The show starts at 1:00 a.m. ET and continues until 10:00 a.m.’s guide to Dream’s Genki Desu Ka!!

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’s guide.

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Satoshi Ishii promotional video for “DREAM: New Year! 2011”

On Dec. 31 Fedor Emelianenko will return to his tradition of fighting on New Year’s eve in Japan for the first time in four years when he faces Japanese Olympic judo gold medalist Satoshii Ishii.

Three Bouts added to DREAM 16

DREAM announced three additional bouts for the Sept. 25 DREAM 16 event: Chase Beebe vs. Hiroyuki Takaya, Cole Escovedo vs. Michihiro Omigawa, and Mitsuhiro Ishida vs. Akiyo Nishiura.

Mann Talk – Weekend preview featuring Shooto, XFO and Wrestling

Takeshi Inoue
Takeshi Inoue

This weekend could be considered the calm before the storm. Next weekend will be stacked with Strikeforce and the FCF women’s tournament. However, there are still some quality local cards and, of course, collegiate wrestling. Please support the future MMA champions by watching wrestling on the Big Ten Network. On Friday at 8:00 p.m. Indiana takes on Wisconsin and then on Sunday at 10:00 p.m. Ohio State faces Penn State (all times eastern).

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Takeshi Inoue vs. Gerald Lovato

Earlier this week Takeshi Inoue came out in the media and asked for a fight with Hatsu Hioki. Instead he gets a non-title fight against Gerald Lovato. Inoue might not really be a top-ten fighter, but he is still light years ahead of Lovato. His only real chance to win is to come out looking for the big shot. Look for Inoue to capitalized on a gassed out Lovato late and secure a TKO stoppage.
Pick = Takeshi Inoue

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