It has been a frustrating year for blue-chip, strawweight prospect Mizuki Inoue, but that won't deter her from her UFC dreams. read news >>
Blue chip prospect Mizuki Inoue dropped a split decision to Invicta newcomer Karolina Kowalkiewicz on last weekend's Invicta FC 9 event. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch analyzes the safety-first mentality that sowed the seeds of Inoue's defeat. November 1st was, unlike most Saturdays, a UFC-less evening, perhaps to give poor, haggard hardcore fans of MMA a chance to rest up before yet another UFC double-header next weekend. But, for those depraved souls who simply cannot enjoy a weekend read news >>
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Barb Honchak defended her flyweight title for the second straight time in the main event of Invicta FC 9 at River Center in Davenport, Iowa, last night (Sat., Nov. 1, 2014). Karolina Kowalkiewicz defeated Mizuki Inoue via split decision in the Fight Pass co-main event to remain undefeated. That's not all! Invicta FC moved away from Kansas City, Mo., for the first time last night (Sat., Nov. 1, 2014) and headed into Davenport, Iowa, to host Invicta FC 9 at River Center. The nine-fight main card w read news >>
We have to be careful about sweeping generalizations regarding the state of Japanese mixed martial arts (MMA). There's been an undeniable contraction, but not equally in all parts. A more compartmentalized reduction in size in scope, has affected all portions of the game and sport, but in different ways. The women's side of the game has taken a hit. Women were never treated as equals to their male counterparts, but they weren't entirely bereft of opportunity either. Promotions like Smackgirl, Je read news >>
Take a behind the scenes look from All Angles at Invicta FC fighter Mizuki Inoue's fight with now-UFC-fighter Bec Rawlings from Invicta FC 6. read news >>
Isao Kobayashi is one of only a handful of top Japanese fighters to remain out of the clutches of the top promotions and the current lightweight King of Pancrase will be making his featherweight debut when he takes on Takeshi Inoue at VTJ 6th. read news >>
Get caught up with all the women’s MMA action from around the world in our latest Women’s MMA Report. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Bellator, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
It took two tries and a pair of armbars, but Mizuki Inoue is now a Jewels champion. read news >>
Bec Hyatt believes she did enough to defeat Mizuki Inoue at Invicta FC 6 on July 13 despite the judges scoring it for Inoue by unanimous decision. read news >>
If you read MMA websites and forums, you know who Invicta FC strawweight Bec Hyatt is. Normally, she's at the forefront of promotion for her fights, but she's stuggling a bit with her next Invicta FC appearance. read news >>
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Everyone seems to have an opinion on the recent Jon Jones/UFC 151 debacle.
Enson Inoue has been able to step back and see both sides of the argument - the side of Jones, who turned down a replacement fight that led to the cancellation of UFC 151, and the side of the UFC and fans who are plenty irked at what went down.
For Inoue, it comes down to more than just being a fighter. It's about being a samurai and being able to understand fears.
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MMAjunkie.com Radio today welcomes to the show fast-rising bantamweight Tyson Nam, who recently upset Bellator champ Eduardo Dantas at Shooto Brazil 33.
MMA legend Enson Inoue also stops by the studio.
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TOKYO -- After surviving two hellish rounds of powerful offense from Kyoji Horiguchi, Manabu Inoue’s comeback rally in the final frame brought Korakuen Hall to its feet. read news >>
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Japanese MMA veteran Enson Inoue has been on a mission to help since the devastating Tohoku earthquake and tsunami last year in Japan. He recently updated us on the tragedy and Japan's MMA scene. read news >>