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

FieLDS K-1 World Grand Prix 2010 Yokohama – results and photos

YOKOHAMA, Japan – 10,153 fans packed into Yokohama Arena Saturday night to watch the FieLDS K-1 World Grand Prix 2010. The event featured a Super Heavyweight Title fight between champion Semmy Schilt and challenger Errol Zimmerman, as well as a Heavyweight Title fight between champion Kyotaro and challenger Peter Aerts. Both champions emerged victorious as … Read more

Titles defended: Kyotaro and Semmy Schilt victorious at FieLDS K-1 World Grand Prix 2010 in Yokohama

By: Stuart Tonkin April 3, 2010 – Yokohama Arena, Yokohama – For the second time in just 2 weeks FEG was back at Yokohama for what turned out to be another exciting night of fights. At the FeiLDS K-1 World Grand Prix in Yokohama veterans were welcomed back to K-1, and others thanked for all … Read more

Chad George’s “Road to Japan” blog day 5 – DREAM

Chad "Savage" George at the DREAM Featherweight Grand Prix Finals.

Projekt Label fighter Chad “Savage” George (10-4) was recently invited to Japan to train with the camp of Japanese Shooto legend Rumina Sato. Being that Chad has a fight coming up on Nov. 14 against Greg Guzman at “Called Out MMA 2,” he saw this as the perfect opportunity to train with some of the top lighter weight fighters in the world, and as a special treat for us he is keeping a blog of his trip. Be sure to check back each day to see how things are going with Chad during this very unique experience.

Day 5

Today we traveled to Yokohama to train with the Grand Slam Gym (BJ Kojima Shooto Bantamweight Champion) and to watch DREAM.

The day started out with us taking the train to Yokohama. Leaving Odawara wasn’t that bad or crowded. But once we got into the city, holy shit that train got packed. Like Osaka, Yokohama is a big fast-paced city with people cluttering the streets during the end of the work day.

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Chad George’s “Road to Japan” blog day 4 – hard training

Time to eat!!

Projekt Label fighter Chad “Savage” George (10-4) was recently invited to Japan to train with the camp of Japanese Shooto legend Rumina Sato. Being that Chad has a fight coming up on Nov. 14 against Greg Guzman at “Called Out MMA 2,” he saw this as the perfect opportunity to train with some of the top lighter weight fighters in the world, and as a special treat for us he is keeping a blog of his trip. Be sure to check back each day to see how things are going with Chad during this very unique experience.

Day 4

Today was rough. We woke up real late to recover from the long drive and didn’t get to the gym until around 2 p.m. to open it up. That didn’t stop us from having a hell of a training day. Today’s first session was sparring day. We did a warm up and then eight rounds of kickboxing with takedowns changing partners every round with 30 seconds rest in between.

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