Satoshi Ishii returns to the ring to headline IGF’s first card of 2014 this weekend. The Japanese heavyweight takes on UFC veteran Philip De Fries at the Ryougoku Sumo Hall.
Check out this #ThrowbackThursday video featuring Quinton "Rampage" Jackson during the heyday of the Japanese MMA scene, when he could get away with Inoki slapping his fans.
Tatsuya KawajiriJapanese MMA veteran Tatsuya Kawajiri is coming to an Octagon near you. Okay, maybe not near you, but he’s coming to the Octagon.
Japanese legend Ikuhisa "Minowaman" Minowa will fight for the 100th time as a professional later this year.
Two Japanese fighters recently released by the UFC have been snapped up by Korean promotion Road FC and will be fighting on Oct. 12 in Gumi, South Korea.
Former professional wrestler Antonio Inoki, who famously fought then-heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali in 1976, has been elected to Japan’s upper house of legislators.
What was previously held as an annual mixed martial competition from 1994-1999 in Japan, Vale Tudo Japan has become a legendary event and is now making its return.
Just when all glimmers of Dream and Pride seemed to be doused, Glory Sports International is reviving Japanese MMA, announcing the return of the venerable Japanese MMA fight promotion Dream.
The DREAM era basically has been dead for months, but the final nail in the coffin likely has been pounded in.
According to a report from AsianMMA.com, DREAM's remaining parent company,...
UFC executive Mark Fischer says that while they are trying to put a four-part series of smaller Japanese-centric events together for 2013, those plans have yet to be finalized.
The UFC plans to return to Japan next year to host four events, UFC executive Mark Fisher recently told NikkanSports.com.
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - At Wednesday's UFC 147 open workout session, "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil" featherweight
finalist Rony "Jason" Mariano Bezerra wasn't even
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The struggling Japanese MMA scene took another hit over the weekend, as word emerged that the country’s last remaining major promotion is no longer.
The writing was on the wall when Dream had to cancel its planned July MMA event in Japan, but it has become more and more evident that the follow-up to Pride is all but officially out of bus...