Tag Archives: Welterweight

Alvarado vs Rios III: The End?

In the world of boxing, some men are fated to fight each other. Sugar Ray Robinson had Jake LaMotta, Manny Pacquiao had Juan Manuel Marquez, and Mickey Ward had Arturo Gatti. Come January 24, fans will have another great series to celebrate as Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado lock horns for the third time. The […]

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Shooto – BORDER: Season 6 – The Third

  The Hirano Ward Community Hall is home to BORDER Season 6 the Third on Sunday, September 21st.  The fight card is headlined by Welterweights, Koji Nishioka and Hisho Takeda.  The co-main event features Takuji Kobayashi and Mitsuhiro TOMA.  60kg up-and-comers, Atsushi Fujinaka faces Ken Hattori.  The MMA event begins at 13:00 local time and […]

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Pancrase 260 Highlights and Results

    Pancrase has continued the trend of posting highlights of their recent events to the Pancrase Youtube Channel.  The most recent event, Pancrase 260, took place on August 10th in Tokyo, Japan.  The card was headlined by a Welterweight Title Fight between Pancrase’s #7 ranked Gota Yamashita (9-2) and #1 ranked Akihiro Muriyama (15-6-9).  […]

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Zebaztian Kadestam locks horns with Josh Calvo for the 170-lbs title at PXC 44

A scintillating title match-up between two 170-lbs prospects has been confirmed for PXC 44 later this year. PXC officials announced this week that a vacant Welterweight championship title bout is in order between Legacy Gym’s Zebaztian Kadestam (6-1) and American, Josh Calvo (8-3). PXC 44 takes place June 27. A venue hasn’t been formerly announced but […]

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GLORY 13 Results: Verhoeven, Ghita and Holzken pick up victories

The event was highlighted by GLORY’s trademark 4-man tournament and a main event Heavyweight battle between Rico Verhoeven and Peter Aerts (pictured). GLORY 13 took place on December 21st at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan. The event aired on tape delay on SPIKE TV at 9:00 p.m. ET, 6:00 p.m. PT. Bouts on the GLORY […]

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GLORY 13 Weigh In Results: Headliners Aerts, Verhoeven set for Heavyweight showdown

The official weigh-ins for GLORY 13 took place at the Keio Plaza Hotel in Tokyo, Japan today, and GLORY officials have confirmed with Fight Sport Asia that all fighters hit their respective marks without any problems except Jerome Le Banner. GLORY 13 takes place December 21st at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan. The event airs on tape […]

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Reminder: GLORY 13 goes down in Tokyo, Japan on Saturday

The premier promotion in kickboxing today returns this weekend for its thirteenth installment, once again presenting a staggering fight card for striking fanatics worldwide. GLORY 13 takes place December 21st at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan. The event airs on tape delay on SPIKE TV beginning 9:00 p.m. ET, 6:00 p.m. PT. Headlining the […]

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Kiichi Kunimoto defends title at HEAT 27

It was announced today that Welterweight Champion Kiichi Kunimoto would defend his title against Edward Faaloloto at the Kobe Fashion Mart Atrium Plaza, July 28th. “Strasser” will come in a huge favorite, and rightly so. Kiichi boasts a record of 14-5-2-1 whereas “Falo” comes in with a 2-4 record, including two fights in the UFC and […]

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