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Takanori Gomi returns to RIZIN ring to face Kickboxing ace Andy Souwer

After a successful kickoff into the year of 2018, RIZIN Fighting Federation will be holding their second event, which is also the first event of 3 back to back events. RIZIN. 11 on July 29th, RIZIN. 12 on August 12th and RIZIN. 13 on September 30th. TOKYO – On June 8th, RIZIN held [...]

Kanna Asakura accepts rematch against RENA. RIZIN LHW Ace Jiri Prochazka takes on Jungle Fight LHW Champion Bruno Cappelozza.

After a successful kickoff into the year of 2018, RIZIN Fighting Federation will be holding their second event, which is also the first event of 3 back to back events. RIZIN. 11 on July 29th, RIZIN. 12 on August 12th and RIZIN. 13 on September 30th. TOKYO – On May 29th, RIZIN held a [...]

RIZIN Confirms RIZIN 2017 GP Champion Kyoji Horiguchi vs Shooto Champion Hiromasa Ogikubo for RIZIN.11

After a successful kickoff into the year of 2018, RIZIN Fighting Federation will be holding their second event, also the first event of 3 back to back events. RIZIN. 11 on July 29th, RIZIN. 12 on August 12th and RIZIN. 13 on September 30th. TOKYO – On May 16th, RIZIN FF announced their first [...]

RIZIN 10 Weigh in results and fighter quotes

RIZIN will be kicking off their year 2018 with the RIZIN 10 event this Sunday at Marine Messe Fukuoka. The card with stacked with champions and young prospects. RIZIN held their public weigh-ins today with All fighters making weight. See below for the official weight and fighter quotes from media interviews. [Weigh in [...]

Weili Zhang out of fight between Kanako Murata. TUF 23 cast member Lanchana Green fills the spot.

Number 1 ranked Female fighter in China, Weili Zhang (16-1) was supposed to make her RIZIN debut on May 6th against Japanese wrestling standout Kanako Murata (6-1). However Zhang suffered an injury on her left shoulder during training and was forced to withdraw from the scheduled fight. She will be replaced by the former [...]

WEC UFC Bellator veteran Diego Nunes booked to face Yusuke Yachi. Heavyweight bout between two prospects also announced

On Sunday May 6th 2018, RIZIN will be kicking off their first event in Fukuoka which will be headlined by former UFC contenders, Kyoji Horiguchi vs Ian McCall along with RIZIN Super Atom weight Queen Kanna Asakarura taking on Canada’s Melissa Karagianis. TOKYO – On March 8th, RIZIN held a press conference with [...]

2017 RIZIN BANTAMWEIGHT GP WINNER KYOJI HORIGUCHI TALKS ABOUT IAN MCCALL AND HIS INTEREST IN KICKBOXING.

On Sunday May 6th 2018, RIZIN will be kicking off their first event in Fukuoka which will be headlined by former UFC contenders, Kyoji Horiguchi vs Ian McCall. TOKYO – On February 26th, RIZIN held a press conference with Kyoji Horiguchi and Nobuyuki Sakakibara. The media used this opportunity to hear the [...]

RIZIN FF ANNOUCES 4 BOUTS TO 2018’S KICK-OFF EVENT IN MAY HEADLINED BY KYOJI HORIGUCHI vs IAN MCCALL

On Sunday May 6th 2018, RIZIN will be kicking off their first event in Fukuoka which will be headlined by former UFC contenders, Kyoji Horiguchi vs Ian McCall. TOKYO – On February 14th, on Valentine ’s Day, RIZIN FF announced 4 fights to its first event of the year, which features 3 of the [...]

RIZIN STARTS A WEB BASED PROGRAM NAMED “RIZIN – CONFESSIONS”

RIZIN Fighting Federation has launched a new web based program called “RIZIN – CONFESSIONS” on their official Youtube account. The first episode features 0217 Bantam weight GP winner Kyoji Horiguchi and his opponent for the finals, Shintaro Ishiwatari. The document style program interviews the fighters a few weeks after the event while watching their [...]

Weigh in result and quotes.

Fight #12 Kyoji Horiguchi – 60.75kg “Gabriel Oliveira is a south paw with a good left cross. But I have worked with taller, lankier opponents so I will be ready.” “I would prefer to fight Ian in the Semi Final and I’m pretty sure that he will be coming up the bracket, but [...]