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Tenshin Nasukawa vs. Rui Ebata announced for RIZIN 20

Tenshin Nasukawa | Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images

Kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa will once again be a part of RIZIN’s year-end festivities.
The promotion announced late Tuesday evening that Nasukawa …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on December 5, 2019, 7:16 am By
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Former UFC Fighter C.B. Dollaway Living His Dream Fighting at RIZIN 20

C.B. Dollaway will be making his RIZIN debut on New Year’s Eve with a title shot against their light heavyweight champion, Jiri Prochazka. On Tuesday, the promotion made the announcement …read more

Source:: MMANews

CB Dollaway leaves UFC, gets RIZIN title shot

After receiving a two-year suspension from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), middleweight veteran CB Dollaway has parted ways with the UFC. Yet his fighting days are not over yet.
On …read more

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Posted on December 4, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Eight fights added to Bellator Japan, RIZIN 20 in December

Kai Asakura scored one of the biggest upsets of the year against Kyoji Horiguchi in Japan. | RIZIN

A light heavyweight title bout between RIZIN champion Jiri Prochazka and …read more

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CB Dollaway exits the UFC, faces Jiri Prochazka for RIZIN light heavyweight title on Dec. 31

C.B. Dollaway’s run with the UFC has come to an end but the former Ultimate Fighter finalist won’t have to wait long for his next opportunity after booking a title …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Lorenz Larkin, Patrick Mix among five to compete in Bellator vs. RIZIN fights in December 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Bellator MMA and RIZIN will produce a pair of year-end cards on Dec. 29 and Dec. 31 that will also include several crossover fights between …read more

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Bantamweight champ Kyoji Horiguchi out of RIZIN 20 with knee injury

Japanese bantamweight star Kyoji Horiguchi had to go under the knife to fix a knee injury. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

RIZIN bantamweight king Kyoji Horiguchi won’t be defending …read more

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Bellator releases poster for RIZIN crossover events

Poster for Bellator and RIZIN’s year-end events | Bellator MMA

Bellator is coming to Japan, and they’re letting everybody know about it.
The promotion released a poster featuring the Statue …read more

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Posted on November 7, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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For 'King Mo' Lawal, Bellator 233 isn't a comeback: 'I just wants to end on a win'

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Less than seven months after he retired following a loss at RIZIN 15, Muhammed Lawal will return to the cage for one more fight – but whatever …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Michael Chandler vs. Benson Henderson rematch takes Bellator Japan co-main event slot

The co-main event of Bellator Japan, powered by RIZIN, is set, following Friday’s announcement that three-time former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler (19-5) will take on Benson Henderson (28-8) in …read more

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Patricky Pitbull considered pulling out of RIZIN grand prix with knee injury

Bellator fighter Patricky Pitbull finished Japanese veteran Tatsuya Kawajiri with a flying knee. | Rizin FF

Patricky “Pitbull” Freire knocked out Tatsuya Kawajiri in just 70 seconds on Saturday …read more

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