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Junior Tafa picks up another first-round finish ahead of RIZIN debut

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Junior Tafa smoked another opponent in the first round.
The younger brother of UFC heavyweight fighter Justin Tafa is making waves …read more

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Posted on November 27, 2022, 12:16 pm By
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Watch BROADENED HORIZIN — Feat. McKee, Hiramoto, Archuleta

BROADENED HORIZIN brings you discussion with your favorite Japanese and RIZIN personalities… in English! The 2022 mixed martial arts (MMA) calendar is set to go out with a …read more

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Posted on November 24, 2022, 12:16 am By
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Scott Coker details two-year deal with RIZIN, plans for potential U.S. cross-promotion show in 2023

CHICAGO – If a major promotion is willing and the broadcast deal makes sense, Bellator president Scott Coker is willing to cross-promote.
History has shown major MMA promotions generally don’t go …read more

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Patricky Pitbull wants clean win over Usman Nurmagomedov, spot on Bellator vs. RIZIN card in Japan

Patricky Pitbull | Lucas Noonan, Bellator

Patricky Pitbull puts his Bellator lightweight belt on the line against undefeated Usman Nurmagomedov this Friday in Chicago, and …read more

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John Dodson set for New Year’s Eve debut after inking multi-fight deal with RIZIN, still hopes for Kyoji Horiguchi fight

John Dodson | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Almost exactly 18 years after he last fought in Japan, John Dodson is returning after inking a multi-fight …read more

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Dodson to make RIZIN debut on NYE event

“The Magician” John Dodson is set to compete against Hideo Tokoro at RIZIN 40 on New Years Eve | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
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Posted on November 17, 2022, 9:16 pm By
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Video: Does Rizin vs. Bellator show that MMA needs more cross-promoting?

Bellator and RIZIN are advertised as adversaries for their upcoming Dec. 31 event. But are they really?
In a move rare among major MMA promotions, the two organizations have agreed to …read more

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Posted on November 2, 2022, 6:46 pm By
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The ‘Bellator MMA vs RIZIN’ Promo Posters, Video Are Fire!

Bellator MMA and RIZIN recently announced the matchups for the upcoming joint event they will be staging on Dec. 31, 2022, inside Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan to end …read more

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Photo | Incredible Samurai poster revealed for Bellator vs. RIZIN New Year’s Eve event

Bellator and RIZIN are going all out for their New Year’s Eve event in Japan. The two promotions have had a partnership since 2015. For the most part, that partnership …read more

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Posted on October 26, 2022, 11:16 pm By
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Pitbull, McKee Top ‘Bellator Vs RIZIN’ In Japan

Bellator MMA recently announced it would send four of its top stars over to Tokyo, Japan on Dec. 31, 2022 to take on four of RIZIN’s best for a spectacular …read more

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Posted on October 26, 2022, 7:47 pm By
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RIZIN vs Bellator set for NYE: McKee, Pitbull to face RIZIN champs

They have pretty cool posters for this co-promotion too. Scott Coker has previously dubbed himself as the King of Collaboration, and its not hard to see why. His latest …read more

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Posted on October 26, 2022, 12:16 pm By
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Bellator MMA and RIZIN announce promotion vs. promotion NYE event

BELLATOR MMA and RIZIN Fighting Federation announced a historic, first-iteration of a star-studded BELLATOR MMA vs. RIZIN event set to take place on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31, at Saitama Super …read more

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Bellator MMA and RIZIN announce promotion vs. promotion NYE event

BELLATOR MMA and RIZIN Fighting Federation announced a historic, first-iteration of a star-studded BELLATOR MMA vs. RIZIN event set to take place on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31, at Saitama Super …read more

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Posted on October 24, 2022, 9:16 pm By
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Bellator vs. RIZIN Event Set For New Year’s Eve

Bellator MMA has announced that it has once again linked up with RIZIN to bring combat sports fans an action-packed night of fights on New Year’s Eve featuring several of …read more

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Posted on October 24, 2022, 9:16 pm By
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RIZIN 39 video, results: Kleber Koike taps Juntaro Ushiku to win featherweight title

Kleber Koike | Photo via RIZIN

Kleber Koike rode his submission expertise to a RIZIN title win.
The former KSW titleholder challenged two-promotion featherweight king Juntaro …read more

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Kleber Koike on RIZIN 39 title fight: ‘I live inside an imaginary GP, and now I’m in the final’

Kleber Koike | Photo via RIZIN

Kleber Koike is finally getting his shot at the RIZIN featherweight title.
A former 145-pound titleholder at KSW, Koike was …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2022, 3:46 pm By
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RIZIN boss wants to book Mayweather vs Diaz; teases ‘big surprise’

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Nobuyuki Sakakibara wants to “focus on North America.” Floyd Mayweather fought for the second time in RIZIN last September, which …read more

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RIZIN interested in Floyd Mayweather vs. Nate Diaz superfight

According to Drake Riggs, who spoke to RIZIN President Nobuyuki Sakakibara, the Japanese MMA promotion is interested in promoting a fight between Floyd Mayweather and Nate Diaz.

“Nick and Nate, …read more

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Watch BROADENED HORIZIN — Feat. Sakakibara, Kouzi, Fujii, Ushiku, Kim

BROADENED HORIZIN brings you discussion with your favorite Japanese and RIZIN personalities… in English! Super RIZIN and RIZIN 38 have come and gone.
The promotion’s big doubleheader showcase left the combat …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2022, 12:16 am By
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Free fight video: Floyd Mayweather knocks out Mikuru Asakura in latest RIZIN exhibition

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. may be officially retired, but his boxing career continues to live on.
The 45-year-old Hall of …read more

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Posted on October 7, 2022, 12:16 am By
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Video: Horiguchi puts Hokamura to sleep at RIZIN 38 

Kyoji Horiguchi in RIZIN in 2017. | Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images

Horiguchi is back in the win column with this stunning finish.  …read more

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Posted on October 6, 2022, 5:16 pm By
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Two-promotion champion Juntaro Ushiku set to defend RIZIN title against Kleber Koike

Kleber Koike will challenge for the featherweight belt. | RIZIN

Juntaro Ushiku will return to the RIZIN ring to defend his featherweight title against Kleber …read more

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RIZIN free fight: After shaky start, Floyd Mayweather blasts Mikuru Asakura with right hand

Floyd Mayweather remains undefeated, even after ending his professional boxing career.
Mayweather retired from boxing in 2017, but as he likes to say, he didn’t retire from entertainment. The former boxing …read more

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