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  • 10 days ago
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By crushing Japanese veteran Takanori Gomi at UFC Fight Night 52, Myles Jury advanced to 6-0 in the UFC and 15-0 overall. Jury is one of the hottest names to come off of The Ultimate Fighter in recent years, and he has looked utterly dominant of late. However, in spite of his success, Jury finds himself on the outside looking in when it comes to the lightweight title picture, courtesy of an overabundance of potential contenders. Because of that, the next fight for Jury is critical in terms of ad read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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SAITAMA, Japan – UFC newcomer and Japanese vet Masanori Kanehara took an early lead against Alex Caceres and held on to secure a unanimous decision.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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What would a trip to Japan be without a few rounds of sumo wrestling? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Roy Nelson, who battles Mark Hunt in the main event of UFC Fight Night 52 later tonight on Fight Pass (results here), broadens his horizons as a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter by strapping on a mawashi loincloth and bumping bellies with some of the local rikishis. Unfortunately, he can't dress like that for his "Super Samoan" fight, since Dennis Hallman had to be the one bad a read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Rin Nakai takes on former Strikeforce champion and UFC title contender Miesha Tate at UFC Fight Night 52 in Saitama, Japan and has no intentions of losing in front of the Japanese crowd. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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Japanese heavyweight Satoshi Ishii is set to return to the site of his 2008 Olympics judo gold medal conquest, this time as a mixed martial artist. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Two Japanese stars are heading to Titan FC. Akihiro Gono and Yoshiyuki Yoshida, lightweight veterans who built back their careers after leaving the UFC, have just signed a deal with the promotion, Titan FC COO Lex McMahon confirmed the news with MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani on Thursday. "Titan just signed Yoshida and Gono, expanding our international talent pool and bringing fans huge names," McMahon told MMAFighting.com. There’s no date set for their Titan FC debut, but McMahon said both fighte read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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  • 2 months ago
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Bellator MMA has added Japanese mixed martial arts veteran Hideo Tokoro to its roster, Sherdog.com has learned from a source close to the negotiations. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC has signed longtime Japanese regional veteran and bantamweight star, Masanori Kanehara. Not everyone's journey to the UFC is the same and for Masanori Kanehara, that journey was an especially long one. Although no official debut date has been announced (it could be assumed he'll be fighting on the Saitama card) and no opponent has been lined up, the UFC made his signing official last week with the addition of Kanehara to their bantamweight roster. Who is Masanori Kanehara? When I mention read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Video: UFC President Dana White recently got the opportunity to sit down and chat with MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba -- a man White dubbed a "national treasure" -- to talk about "Saku's" time with PRIDE Fighting Championships. read news >>

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