Results for: Yusaku Nakamura in news

  • 3 years ago
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Yusaku Nakamura has replaced Darren Uenoyama at Sunday's "DREAM.17: Fight for Japan" event. Officials announced overnight that an injury forced Uenoyama off the card. Nakamura now replaces Uenoyama's original opponent, Atsushi Yamamoto, in the opening round of the eight-man Japan bantamweight grand prix. read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Kazuhiro Nakamura faces fellow DEEP champion Yoshiyuki Nakanishi in his farewell bout, while former Bellator champ Alexander Shlemenko squares off with Sengoku tournament finalist Yasubey Enomoto. After twelve years and thirty-three fights, PRIDE and UFC veteran Kazuhiro Nakamura entered the ring for the last time. The retirement match came against Yoshiyuki Nakanishi in the main event of DEEP 70 Impact last Saturday. Nakamura came to life as a martial artist as a judoka under Hidehiko Yoshida. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Your weekly look at what big-show veterans and notable journeymen are up to on the regional circuit. Kicking things off this week, in the main event of M-1 Global's Steel Battle, is Viktor Nemkov, who was looking to rebound from a split-decision loss to Stephan Puetz last March. The 27-year-old light-heavyweight did indeed emerge victorious, albeit against an extremely over-matched opponent in Beksot Jiyanov. Nemkov, who put Jiyanov away with strikes in the first, improves his record to 20-5-0, read news >>

  • a year ago
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Deep 63 Impact is set for the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo on Aug. 25. It will be headlined by a good old-fashioned “freak show” style match-up, as reigning middleweight champion Kazuhiro Nakamura goes up against heavyweight veteran Henry Miller. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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TOKYO -- “I entered this fight believing it was 'kill or be killed,'” said former Sengoku lightweight champion Satoru Kitaoka after besting fellow Dream veteran Katsunori Kikuno in the main event of Deep 58 Impact at Korakuen Hall on Friday. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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After months of inactivity, Shooto world champions Kuniyoshi Hironaka and Koetsu Okazaki will look to defend their respective titles for the first time next month. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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In a vintage performance, Ben Askren pitched a shutout against Douglas Lima and retained his welterweight belt. Additionally, Marlon Sandro advanced to the finals of Bellator's season-six featherweight tournament with a split decision over Alexandre Bezerra, and featherweights Travis Marx and Hiroshi Nakamura headed to the semifinals of the bantamweight competition. The action took place Friday at Bellator 64, which took place at The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor in Windsor, Ontario, Ca read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Ben Askren did what Ben Askren does, and Douglas Lima was helpless against it. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Akihiro Gono will end the longest hiatus of his lengthy fighting career next month when he faces fellow Japanese veteran Daisuke Nakamura at Deep “57 Impact.” read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Deep veteran Hiroshi “Iron” Nakamura is set to follow countryman Masakatsu Ueda into Bellator Fighting Championships’ sixth-season bantamweight tournament. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Another top Japanese fighter has been added to Bellator's 135-pound roster. Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney today told MMAjunkie.com that his promotion has inked Hiroshi Nakamura for its season-six tournament, which is scheduled to begin in March on MTV2. He also confirmed the participation of Masakatsu Ueda, whom MMAjunkie.com reported as a likely participant earlier this week. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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A middleweight bout between UFC vet Gerald Harris and Japanese veteran Kazuhiro Nakamura is now official for DREAM.17. MMAjunkie.com passed along news of the bout earlier this month, and DREAM executives since have made it official. DREAM.17 takes place Sept. 24 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Although no broadcast plans have been announced, negotiations are underway between DREAM and U.S. television partner HDNet for a possible broadcast. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Newly signed light-heavyweight Gerald Harris and Japanese veteran Kazuhiro Nakamura are penciled in for DREAM.17. MMAjunkie.com learned of the matchup from sources close to the bout, who said verbal agreements are in place with contracts expected shortly. DREAM.17 takes place Sept. 24 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Although broadcast plans have yet to be announced, negotiations are underway between the promotion and previous U.S. television partner HDNet to possibly air t read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Keita “K-Taro” Nakamura will see his first action of the year in September, when the Sengoku 2010 welterweight grand prix winner is set to meet Akihiro Murayama as part of “Shootor’s Legacy 4.” read news >>

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