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Judo or Judon’t: Officials Move to Prohibit Combat Sports Crossover

The International Judo Federation (IJF) has taken the extraordinary step of formally stating a ban exists on crossover grappling and combat sports competition for ranked Judoka in international competition, unless permission is granted. In an email circulated to IJF affiliates globally the wording is explicit Any Judoka classified in the <<IJF rankings list>> is not […]

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Rob Lisita Looking for Redemption, ONE FC World Title

Robert “Ruthless” Lisita is an Australian born MMA fighter training with Phuket Top Team in Phuket, Thailand. Rob brings a 14-6 professional record with 11 finishes into his upcoming main event bout at ONE FC 21 in Kuala Lumpur.  Lisita is taking on M-1 Featherweight Champion Marat Gafurov (9-0) on October 17th.  The fight will […]

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Daniel Hooker Talks UFC Japan, MMA in New Zealand

Daniel Hooker is a 24-year-old professional mixed martial arts fighter based in Auckland, New Zealand.   “The Hangman” is coming off of an incredible fight with Maximo Blanco at UFC Fight Night 52 in Tokyo, Japan on September 20th.  Dan came up on the losing end of a unanimous 29-28 decision for Maxi.  Maximo Blanco […]

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Diamond Fight Promotions: Singapore vs The World

On Saturday, October 18th at the Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore, Diamond Fight Promotions will throw a mixed fight card with MMA and Muay Thai bouts.  The main event of the evening is the 72kg WDFA World Title fight between Syafiq “The Slasher” Samad and the Philippine’s Jaypee Espinosa.  The Slasher is a 21-year-old fighter […]

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Malaysian Invasion MMA Season 2 Tournament Results

    Malaysian Invasion MMA Season 2 Tournament Finals took place on Saturday, Septmeber 13th in the Paradigm Mall in Kuala Lumpur.  Agilan Thangalapani was able to win the Welterweight Tournament with a rear naked choke submission over Mohd Fakhrul Izzat.  Agilan meets Ooi Aik Tong for the MIMMA Welterweight Championship later in the year.  […]

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TTF Challenge 02 Results: Kiyotaka Shimizu Stops Yasutaka Ishigami

  This past Saturday night in the Coconeri Hall in Tokyo, Japan, Tribe Tokyo Fight held their third event with headliner Kiyotaka Shimizu stopping Yasutaka Ishigami after Round 1 due to a possible fractured jaw of Ishigami.  Ryo Okada was able to take a split decision over Yo Saito (29-28 Katsumura, 28-29 Aoki, 28-29 Suzuki).  […]

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KRUSH -EX 2014 Vol. 5: Kyohei Hayashi Defeats Kento Ito

  KRUSH-EX 2014 Vol. 5 took place in Shinjuku FACE on Monday afternoon in Tokyo, Japan.  In the main event of the evening, Kyohei Hayashi was able to take a Unanimous Decision (29-28 x 3) win over Kento Ito.  Haruma Saikyo was able to win a Unanimous Decision over Ryota (30-29, 29-28, 29-28).  Yoshiki Harada […]

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Throwback Video of the Week: Mark Hunt vs Jerome LeBanner

  In a sneak peak of one part of this Saturday’s Main Event at UFC Fight Night Japan, Mark Hunt’s K-1 career on display. October 8th, 2001, Mark Hunt and Ray Sefo dueled for 3 rounds with Sefo prevailing, but Sefo was unable to fight in the Final of the one night tournament.  Mark Hunt […]

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From Around the Globe: Marlon Moraes takes on Cody Bollinger

  WSOF 13 takes place in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA on Saturday, September 13th at 9pm EDT.  The card is headlined by a Catchweight Bout between Marlon Moraes and Cody Bollinger.  You can watch the prelims at WSOF.com and the main card on NBC Sports Network.       WSOF 13 Marlon Moraes vs Cody Bollinger […]

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From Around the Globe: Paul Daley Returns at BAMMA 16

  BAMMA returned to Machester, England for BAMMA 16 on Saturday, September 13th.  You can watch BAMMA 16 below:     BAMMA 16 Paul Daley vs Marinho Moreira da Rocha Tom Duquesnoy vs Asleigh Grimshaw Paul Reed vs Shay Walsh Leon Edwards vs Shaun Taylor Alexei Roberts vs Jack Grant Antoine Gallinaro vs Mike Wooten […]

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