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After grand prix elimination, Bellator's Saul Rogers plans next steps, targets Japan return

Saul Rogers waited for years to finally get his shot on the big stage. When that chance finally came, things didn’t quite pan out how he had hoped.
But that isn’t …read more

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ONE Century Rresults And Highlights: ‘Mighty Mouse’ Crowned, Brandon Vera Crushed

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One Championship just wrapped up Part 1 and Part 2 of it’s Century celebration event in Tokyo, Japan with a wild main event fight between light heavyweight …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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ONE: ‘Century’ Preview (Pt. 4)

The second ONE: “Century” fight card, part of the promotion’s weekend doubleheader in Tokyo, Japan, is set for this Sunday evening (local time). It will be headlined by a light …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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'ONE Championship 100: Century – Part 2' live results (4 a.m. ET)

“ONE Championship 100: Century – Part 2” takes place Sunday in Japan, and you can join us for live results of all of the action.
Part of a massive, two-event lineup …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2019, 4:16 am By
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ONE Championship: Century - Fight card preview, Part 2

The second half of this doubleheader is just as explosive as the first. Get the skinny on what’s to come right here. After RIZIN heats things up in Japan, …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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'ONE Championship 100: Century – Part 1' live results (8 p.m. ET)

“ONE Championship 100: Century – Part 1” takes place Sunday in Japan, and you can join us for live results of all of the action.
Part of a massive, two-event lineup …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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Demetrious Johnson rates first year with ONE ‘a 10’ ahead of Grand Prix final

Demetrious Johnson | ONE Championship

Moving to ONE Championship has led to significant changes for Demetrious Johnson.
Travel to places like the Philippines and Japan has put a few more …read more

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Rizin 19: Jiri Prochazka blasts through Fabio Maldonado, Kai Asakura overwhelms Ulka Sasaki

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Jiri Prochazka made short work of Fabio Maldonado in the main event of Rizin 19 on Saturday in Osaka, Japan.
The light heavyweight champion met the Brazilian at …read more

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Patricky Pitbull blasts Tatsuya Kawajiri with flying knee to punches finish at RIZIN 19

Patricky Freire made a big splash in RIZIN debut on Saturday morning in Osaka, Japan, stopping the legendary Japanese fighter Tatsuya Kawajiri with a brutal flying knee before finishing him …read more

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Rizin FF 19 live results (1 a.m. ET)

Rizin FF 19 takes place Saturday in Japan, and you can join us for live results of all of the action.
Featuring the opening round of the promotion’s lightweight grand prix, …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2019, 1:16 am By
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ONE: Century will move forward as scheduled despite typhoon bearing down on Japan

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ONE: Century — the ambitious two-event card from ONE Championship — will move forward as scheduled despite a powerful typhoon expected to make landfall in Tokyo, Japan …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2019, 11:46 pm By
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Patricky Pitbull flew to Japan to ‘put a beating’ on Tatsuya Kawajiri at Rizin 19

Patricky Freire will represent Bellator in the Rizin lightweight grand prix in Japan on Saturday. | Bellator

Patricky “Pitbull” Freire started his career in mixed martial arts after growing …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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RIZIN 19 Weigh-in Results: Everyone Makes Weight

Rizin Fighting Federation is back on Saturday in Osaka, Japan, for the opening round of the lightweight grand prix. …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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ONE: ‘Century’ Preview (Pt. 3)

For parts one and two of our ONE: “Century” preview click here and here. The second ONE: “Century” fight card, part of the promotion’s weekend doubleheader in Tokyo, Japan, is …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Fedor Emelianenko vs. Rampage Jackson to headline Bellator Japan on Dec. 29

It’s official. Bellator is heading to Japan on Dec. 29, and they’re bringing a throwback heavyweight fight for the main event that tips a hat to the old-school PRIDE FC …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko, ‘Rampage’ set to collide in Japan

On December 29, Bellator MMA will make its debut in Japan. One of the highlights of this event will be a showdown between MMA legends Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Fedor …read more

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Fedor Emeliankenko vs. Rampage Jackson to headline Bellator Japan on Dec. 29

It’s official. Bellator is heading to Japan on December 29, and they’re bringing a throwback heavyweight fight for the main event that tips a hat to the old-school PRIDE FC …read more

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Posted on October 9, 2019, 9:16 am By
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‘Bigfoot’ Silva volunteers to rematch Fedor Emelianenko in Bellator-Rizin show in Japan

Antonio Silva stopped Fedor Emelianenko with his ground and pound back in 2011. | Esther Lin, Strikeforce

Antonio Silva has a busy schedule ahead, but he wants to add …read more

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Bellator, Rizin to Hold Event in Japan on Dec. 29; Fedor Emelianenko Likely to Compete

Bellator MMA and Rizin Fighting Federation will hold an event together at the end of the year in Japan. …read more

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Bellator and Rizin FF to hold ‘historic’ event on Dec. 29 in Japan, Fedor on tap

Saitama Super Arena | Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images

An “emergency” press conference set for Wednesday in Tokyo is expected to announce Bellator’s debut in Japan.
Rizin FF CEO Nobuyuki …read more

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Posted on October 8, 2019, 12:46 pm By
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Rena Kubota gets new opponent for Rizin 19

Rena Kubota returns to Japan after losing via submission in her Bellator debut in June. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Rena Kubota has a new opponent just five days …read more

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Power ranking the top 10 matches at ONE: Century

ONE: Century is going to be an epic show.
On 13 October in Tokyo, Japan, ONE Championship is putting on a show so big that it had to be divided into …read more

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Posted on October 3, 2019, 1:46 pm By
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Fortunes changed for five after busy weekend

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

One thing about being the second-largest MMA company in the marketplace is more latitude to try new things.
Bellator often copies Japan’s glory days of fight …read more

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Posted on October 2, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Like Horiguchi, Patricky Pitbull wants titles in Rizin, Bellator

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Patricky Pitbull is really looking forward to competing in Japan. It has always been Patricky Freire’s dream to fight in Japan, and he will finally get to …read more

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Video: Scott Coker teases Cris Cyborg, Josh Barnett debuts, Bellator going to Japan

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LOS ANGELES – Bellator President Scott Coker participated in a media scrum in advance of Saturday’s Bellator 228. He spoke about the promotional debuts of …read more

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Patricky Pitbull vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri, other match-ups set for Rizin lightweight grand prix

Patricky Freire will step away from Bellator for a few months to compete in the Rizin GP. | Bellator

A random drawing was held Friday in Japan to determine …read more

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Floyd Mayweather announces exhibition rematch against Manny Pacquiao

Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather has announced he will be taking on rival Manny Pacquiao in an exhibition rematch in Tokyo, Japan.
“Money” took to his Instagram to share the following video …read more

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The Level Change Podcast: Abdelaziz wants GSP vs. Khabib, UFC Vancouver

Level Change Podcast | June M. Williams

Episode 37 discussion: Khabib’s manager says GSP is next, Poirier wants McGregor rematch, Bellator working on card for Japan, new fight bookings, …read more

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Prochazka meets Maldonado in non-title fight at Rizin 19; participants announced for lightweight GP

Jiri Prochazka’s title will not be on the line when he faces Fabio Maldonado in Okasa, Japan. | Rizin FF

Rizin Fighting Federation officially announced some news related to …read more

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Posted on September 11, 2019, 12:46 pm By
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Bellator and RIZIN eyeing Fedor vs. Rampage, Bader vs. Prochazka

Bellator and RIZIN are eyeing a year-end show in Japan featuring some of the best fighters from both promotions. Reports indicate Bellator president Scott Coker and RIZIN bossman Nobuyuki Sakakibara …read more

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ONE ‘Century’ Official For Oct. 13

ONE Championship is bringing out the big guns for its “Century” event on Oct. 13 inside Ryōgoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan, which is expected to feature four world championship title …read more

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Posted on August 26, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Night 52 Results: Hunt vs. Nelson

MMAFighting.com has UFC Fight Night 52 results for the Hunt vs. Nelson event at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on Saturday night.In the main event, Mark Hunt …read more

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