Rematch of the highest rated fight in Japanese television history! Akebono vs Bob Sapp confirmed!!

The rematch between Akebono and Bob Sapp has been added to “RIZIN FIGHTING WORLD GRAND-RIX 2015” fight card.

Bob Sapp

Bob Sapp practiced sports since a child, and ended up playing football in college. He played in the NFL starting NFL but could not compete much due to constant injuries.

Taro Akebono

Being the first ever foreigner to be titled as “Yokozuna”, Akebono sustained the popularity of Sumo’s golden era.

“I want my fight to be said the best fight of the event” exclusive interview with Kazushi Sakuraba who will be facing Shinya Aoki in a super fight

On December 29th Kazushi Sakuraba will be facing Shinya Aoki in a super fight. Despite the fact that he will be making a comeback after a 4 year absence, he says he has always been in the condition to compete.

RIZIN FIGHTING WORLD GRAND-PRIX 2015 A grade tickets sold out

“RIZIN FIGHTING WORLD GRAND-PRIX 2015 SAITAMA 3 DAYS” Event tickets went on sale on November 20th. A grade tickets are all sold out.

Tsuyoshi Kosaka’s opponent and details on the Fight Expo are revealed!

Officials announced that Tsuyoshi Kosaka who will be making his come back at “RIZIN FIGHTING WORLD GRAND-PRIX 2015 SAITAMA 3 DAYS” will be fighting James Thompson. Along with details on the 3 day “Fight Expo”.

BAMMA from UK, BUSHIDO from Lithuania, KSW from Poland have confirmed their fighters entering the RIZIN G\WORLD GRAND-PRIX 2015!!

Mark Godbeer (BAMMA/UK), Teodoras Aukstuolis (BUSHIDO/Lithuania), Goran Reljic (KSW/Poland) will be participating in RIZIN FIGHTING WORLD GRAND-PRIX 2015.

Grandson will be fighting in RIZIN! “This won’t be a debut fighter’s fight”. An exclusive interview with Ikuei Yamamoto

Ikuei Yamamoto is a former Munchen Olympian wrestler and a father of 3 world champion wrestlers whose grandson will be facing Kron Gracie. “Yamamoto blood contains the warrior DNA. I’m not worried one bit” he said during the interview.

Elite wrestling DNA makes his MMA debut at RIZIN WORLD GRAND-PRIX 2015! “I’ll show everybody that I’m more than a wrestler” exclusive interview with Asen Yamamoto.

Greco Roman wrestler Asen Yamamoto who is targeting the Olympics will be making his MMA debut at RIZIN on New Year’s Eve. He will be facing the elite Jiu Jitsu DNA successor Kron Gracie. “I respect him, and I will punch him”.

Flew in to Tokyo on a day7s notice to announce Kron Gracie’s fight. Exclusive interview with Rickson Gracie.

Following his son Kron Gracie’s fight confirmation, Rickson Gracie flew to Tokyo to talk about his son and RIZIN FF. He speaks about how he expects the revival of Bushido spirit, and his parenting philosophy towards Kron, as a father and as a teacher.