Strikeforce veteran and Japanese MMA mainstay Kazuo Misaki surprised fight fans at Friday evening's Deep 60 Impact when he announced his intention to retire from active competition. The former Pride champion declared December 22’s Deep Haleo Impact at Korakuen Hall his final appearance in the ring. read news >>
TOKYO -- After 12 years and nearly 40 fights, Japanese fan-favorite Kazuo Misaki said farewell to the ring Saturday in front of a packed Korakuen Hall at Deep “Haleo Impact.” read news >>
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TOKYO -- Friday evening at Korakuen Hall, Akira Shoji's 15-year MMA career came to an end with a second loss to former Pride grand prix champion Kazuo Misaki in the headliner of Deep 53 Impact. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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Former Pride Grand Prix champion Kazuo Misaki is ready to make his impact in the Strikeforce welterweight division and it starts with Paul Daley. read news >>
- 3 years ago
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A mainstay of Pride and Sengoku, Kazuo Misaki has signed a multi-fight deal that will see him land in Strikeforce. Read More >> read news >>
- 3 years ago
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UFC and Pride veteran Ryo Chonan tipped the scales at exactly 170 pounds Thursday ahead of his welterweight bout with Shigetoshi Iwase (169.7) at Deep “54 Impact.” read news >>
If Nick Thompson is to be believed, his unanimous decision loss to Bellator welterweight champ Ben Askren Saturday night in Newkirk, Okla., will be the end of his eight-year, 53-bout MMA career. read news >>
With UFC greats calling it quits on a seemingly monthly basis recently, current MMA prospects have huge opportunities to fill big shoes.
As the UFC expanded its schedule over the past several months, it brought in many promising young fighters. Some of those fighters have fallen flat inside the Octagon, but others have taken their first steps toward having a long career with the biggest organization in MMA.
Of the newcomers who make it long term, some will never come close to reaching title cont read news >>
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LAS VEGAS – Ronda Rousey’s impact on women’s MMA is evident. After all, the UFC wouldn’t employ female fighters if it weren’t for the “Rowdy” one. But UFC boss Dana White believes she’s transcending the boundaries of MMA.Filed (...) read news >>
Yoshiro Maeda had his 50th professional MMA bout Sunday night, but it was an occasion the veteran will be anxious to forget. read news >>
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Wineland is scheduled to have the wire removed from his jaw on Friday (June 6, 2014) after nearly a month of being unable to eat solid food.
It's easy to understand why Eddie Wineland would consider retiring from mixed martial arts (MMA).
As if one broken jaw wasn't bad enough, the former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) bantamweight champion has now endured two, along with all the fun things that accompany it, like severe pain and the inability to chew solid food.
Sounds like fun (not).
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