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  • 5 months ago
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UFC featherweight Tatsuya Kawajiri has suffered a detached retina on his left eye, and is out indefinitely. Tatsuya Kawajiri (33-8-2) was penciled in to make a home coming on the upcoming UFC card in Japan this September, but as MMA Fighting reports, the Japanese legend will be pulling out of the September 20 card after suffering a detached retina. According to Helwani, 'Crusher' will have surgery this coming weekend, but there is still no time table on his return: Doctors have yet to determine read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Tatsuya Kawajiri, a 36-year-old featherweight, Japanese MMA champion and veteran of several MMA promotions, is out indefinitely with a detached retina in his left eye, according to a report published Wednesday. It is the third time Kawajiri has suffered that particular injury. MMA reporter and broadcaster Ariel Helwani first broke the news via MMAFighting.com. Tatsuya Kawajiri suffers detached retina, out indefinitely -- http://t.co/bwdSnRysON &mdash'>http://t.co/bwdSnRysON">http://t.co/bwdSnRys read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Bad news for "Crusher" fans. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Tatsuya Kawajiri (33-8-2) has suffered a detached retina and has been pulled from active competition "indefinitely," according to a report from MMA Fighting. "Crusher" will undergo surgery on July 26, 2014, in Japan. It gets worse. Kawajiri was already felled by the same injury -- in the same eye -- on two previous occasions, according to the report. Not only does that rule him out of the upcoming UFC Fight Night 52, read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Tatsuya Kawajiri has suffered a detached retina, and as a result, will be out of action indefinitely. According to sources close to "The Crusher," Kawajiri is scheduled to have surgery on his left eye July 28 in Japan. He had been in talks to fight Darren Elkins on Sept. 20 in Saitama, Japan, however, that fight is now off due to the injury. Doctors have yet to determine how long Kawajiri will be out for because this marks the third time he has suffered a detached retina in his left eye. The fir read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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With losses in three out of his last four bouts, Clay Guida had his back against the wall heading into his co-main event bout at yesterday's (April 11, 2014) UFC Fight Night 39 event from Abu Dhabi. Facing a tough challenge in surging featherweight Tatsuya Kawajiri, Guida showed flashes of his old brilliance by winning a grinding affair. Check out our breakdown of "The Carpenter's" impressive bounce-back win below! Exciting Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweights Clay Guida and Tatsu read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Watch the highlights from the Clay Guida vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri fight at UFC Fight Night 39 (aka UFC Abu Dhabi), which took place on Friday, April 11, on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Four fighters were awarded an additional $50,000 for their efforts on Friday at UFC Fight Night 40, including headliner Roy Nelson, who took home a “Performance of the Night” bonus following his first-round stoppage of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at the DU Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Although there were several exciting fights and finishes to choose from, most of the UFC Fight Night Abu Dhabi post-fight awards weren't surprising. Guida vs. Kawajiri took Fight of the Night honors. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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“Big Country” earned a $50, 000 bonus for his brutal KO of “Minotauro” Nogueira, while Guida vs Kawajiri won FOTN. UFC Fight Night Abu Dhabi served up a stellar fight card for the fans in attendance, as a variety of fighter picked up emphatic victories throughout the evening. In the main event, Roy Nelson needed less than five minutes to secure his victory over former PRIDE and UFC champ Antonio "Minotauro" Nogueira. "Big Country" rocked Nogueira late in the opening round and eventually knocked read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Clay Guida defeated Tatsuya Kawajiri in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 39. Guida returned to form after several lackluster showings inside the Octagon, and he put his name right back into the thick of things at 145 pounds. Guida and Kawajiri had a fantastic exchange of action in the first round, but Guida took all three rounds on the scorecards at the end of the day. It was a much-needed win that could have saved his job. This is how the Twittersphere reacted to the fantastic co-main event read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Mo money, mo problems... UFC Fight Night 39: "Nogueira vs. Nelson" from Abu Dhabi has officially wrapped, which means it's time for those select fighters who went above and beyond in their respective fights to get a little extra grease for their efforts. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) dished out its standard post-fight monetary bonuses to four of the 16 fighters on the card. And it's probably no surprise who's heading home with a second sack of simoleons. Errrr... pump the brakes. This is read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Clay Guida, ranked No. 9 in the featherweight division, defeated No. 12-ranked Tatsuya Kawajiri by unanimous decision on Friday at UFC Fight Night 39. Guida was able to outpace and grind on Kawajiri for all three rounds. The Japanese fighter was competitive in the fight, but Guida simply had the answers. Kawajiri forced Guida to be on his toes with constant threats in the submission department. The bout featured numerous fun scrambles. In the end, Guida was too much for Kawajiri on Friday. It wa read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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ABU DHABI – Clay Guida, Tatsuya Kawajiri, Roy Nelson and Ramsey Nijem each earned $50,o00 performances bonuses for their work today at UFC Fight Night 39.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Clay Guida, Ramsey Nijem, Roy Nelson, Tatsuya Kawajiri, UFC Fight Night 39 read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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ABU DHABI – After a dizzying three rounds of power punches, near submissions, and cage-shaking slams, Clay Guida emerged with a unanimous decision victory over Tatsuya Kawajiri.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Clay Guida, Tatsuya Kawajiri, UFC Fight Night 39 read news >>

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