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Cindy Dandois to appear for RIZIN FF

King Reina vs. Cindy Dandois, Shinju Auclair vs Chelsea LaGrasse Set for RIZIN in...

RIZIN Fighting Federation has announced a pair of women's bouts for its year-end shows in Saitama, Japan next month. At Friday's RIZIN press conference, RIZIN FF executive Chairman Nobuyuki Sakakibara and General Manager Nobuhiko Takada were on hand to announce...
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Mirko Cro-Cop to Return Against Tsuyoshi Kohsaka in RIZIN FF Next Month

PRIDE and RIZIN Grand-Prix champion Mirko 'Cro Cop' Filipović will return to action this December as part of RIZIN's annual New Years show. In a press release circulated Tuesday, RIZIN FF officially announced the return of the legendary Mirko Cro-Cop....
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RIZIN FF Bantamweight GP Quarterfinals Set, Include McCall, Horiguchi, Birchak

Japan's RIZIN FF has released the full slate of fights for its Bantamweight World Grand Prix Quarterfinals on December 29 — including some very familiar names. The RIZIN FF Bantamweight World Grand Prix has its quarterfinal bracket set. The promotion...
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Ian McCall Signs with RIZIN FF, Joins Bantamweight Grand Prix

Recently granted his release by the UFC, former flyweight standout Ian McCall did not take long to find a new home. RIZIN FF officials today announced that "Uncle Creepy" would make his way to the Land of the Rising...
Frank Shamrock

Hendo Out, Frank Shamrock In to Face Sakuraba at RIZIN Autumn 2017 Event

There's been a shake-up to Rizin's upcoming Autumn 2017 card at the Marine Messe Arena in Fukuoka, Japan next month. The legendary Dan Henderson had been expected to meet Kazushi Sakuraba in a grappling match at the event. However,...
Tatsuya Kawajiri

Tatsuya Kawajiri Joins RIZIN Autumn Grand Prix Card, Looks to Enter Bantamweight Tournament

RIZIN FF's Autumn show just got a little more interesting. Pride, Strikeforce, and UFC veteran Tatsuya Kawajiri will appear at RIZIN's October event in Fukuoka, the promotion announced Friday. There, he'll seek to pick up a wild card spot...
Kanna Asakura

Kanna Asakura Wins Her Way Into RIZIN Atomweight Grand Prix

The final entry in the RIZIN Fighting Federation Atomweight Grand Prix is official. Kanna Asakura defeated Saori Ishioka at DEEP JEWELS 17 on August 26 to earn entry into the tournament. RIZIN officials confirmed the addition in a press...
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More Bouts Added to RIZIN FF World Grand Prix 2017 Autumn Card

Japan's RIZIN Fighting Federation on Friday announced the addition of a number of new bouts to its October card in Fukuoka. Featuring the promotion's first tournament featuring female fighters, the World Grand Prix 2017 Autumn card will also feature...
Dan Henderson

Hendo Meets Sakuraba in Grappling Contest, Rena Faces Andy Nguyen at RIZIN Autumn Grand...

Japan's RIZIN Fighting Federation is bringing Hendo back to the Land of the Rising Sun. Dan Henderson, though retired from MMA, has agreed to a grappling contest against recent UFC Hall of Fame inductee Sakuraba. The match will take...
Kyoji Horiguchi

RIZIN World Grand Prix 2017 Opening Round Results: Horiguchi Wins, Garcia Gets Another No...

Former UFC flyweight title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi continued to find success in his post-UFC career Sunday. The ex-UFC star made short work of DREAM Grand Prix winner Hideo Tokoro in the main event of the RIZIN World Grand Prix...

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From Alaska to Israel, Bellator 234’s Austin Vanderford Has Had Quite...

Bellator 234's Austin Vanderford has gone from Alaska to Portland Oregon in his combat sports career. Now, he's in Tel Aviv, Israel for the...