FORTALEZA, BRAZIL – In an exciting back-and-forth fight contested mostly on the feet, Rodrigo Damm made his home Brazilian fans happy – but maybe not has happy as he was with his split-decision win over Mizuto Hirota. read news >>
A featherweight bout between Rodrigo Damm and Mizuto Hirota is targeted for the quickly filling UFC on FUEL TV 10 fight card. read news >>
Rani Yahya held of a fast finishing Mizuto Hirota to win a unanimous decision on the main card at UFC on Fuel TV 8 from the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan. read news >>
Following a dominant win at UFC 155, Yushin Okami will fight at home in Japan next when he faces former Bellator champion Hector Lombard at UFC on Fuel 8 on March 3. read news >>
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Another new bout has been added to Strikeforce’s Sept. 29 fight bill, as promotion officials announced Thursday that Jorge Gurgel will square off with Mizuto Hirota at “Melendez vs. Healy." read news >>
A lightweight matchup between Jorge Gurgel and Mizuto
Hirota is the ninth official bout for next month's
"Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy" card.
Strikeforce officials today announced the new contest, which is slated for the evening's preliminary card.
"Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy" takes place Sept. 29 at Power Balance
Pavilion in Sacramento, Calif., and lightweight champion Gilbert
Melendez meets Pat Healy in the headliner. The night's main card airs on Showtime following prelims read news >>
After edging out Mizuto Hirota via unanimous decision at Strikeforce “Rockhold vs. Kennedy,” Pat Healy believes he’s ready for a title shot against lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez. read news >>
PORTLAND, Ore. - Pat Healy made a case that he's next in line for
Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez, but it certainly didn't come
Healy, a massive favorite against Japanese product Mizuto Hirota, fought
through a difficult opening round to rally back for a gutsy unanimous-decision win.
The lightweight bout closed out the preliminary card of
Saturday's "Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy" event at Rose Garden
Arena in Portland, Ore. The fight aired on Showtime Extreme pr read news >>
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Team Quest veteran Pat Healy passed a stern test against Deep lightweight champion Mizuto Hirota, as he captured a hard-fought unanimous decision at Strikeforce “Rockhold vs. Kennedy” on Saturday at the Rose Garden in Portland, Ore. read news >>
Deep lightweight champion Mizuto Hirota successfully defended his title against Dream veteran Seiichi Ikemoto in the main event of Deep 57 Impact on Saturday at Tokyo Dome City Hall. read news >>
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TOKYO -- Mizuto Hirota is back.
In his first bout since suffering a gruesome arm break at the hands of Dream lightweight champion Shinya Aoki 20 months ago in 2009's K-1 Dynamite, the former Sengoku Raiden Championship and Cage Force lightweight champion rebounded with a gutsy unanimous decision victory and toppled reigning Deep lightweight champion Katsunori Kikuno in the main event of Deep "55 Impact" on Friday at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. read news >>