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Karl Gotch Week: Yoshiaki Fujiwara And The Tradition Of Submission

Karl Gotch Week continues with a look at Yoshiaki Fujiwara, Gotch's best student and the only man to be endorsed by Gotch in his style of Catch Wrestling. Find out Fujiwara's influence in Shoot Style Wrestling as a preface to Japanese MMA

Karl Gotch Week: Satoru Sayama, Shooto And The Style Of Japanese Catch Wrestling

Karl Gotch Week continues with a look at how his Catch Wrestling student Satoru Sayama would form perhaps the first MMA promotion in the world Shooto, which also became a hybrid martial arts style that has influenced past UFC champions.

Karl Gotch Week

From July 23rd to July 29th, it's Karl Gotch Week at Bloody Elbow. Find out more about one of the lesser known but equally important forefathers of Mixed Martial Arts, Catch Wrestling and Submission Grappling.

Shooto 3rd round took place last night in Japan, where Kyoji Horiguchi (pictured) defeated longtime...

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Shooto 3rd round took place last night in Japan, where Kyoji Horiguchi (pictured) defeated longtime Shootist and ADCC grappler, Tetsu Suzuki, by TKO two minutes into their fight. Also on the card, Yasuke Yachi defeated Shigeki Osawa (of Sengoku and Amateur wrestling fame) by decision. Former Champ, BJ Kojima, continued to be unimpressive as he dropped a decision to young Korean Nam Jin Jo. And Shinji Sasaki drew with Daisuke Hoshino.

Shooto: 3rd Round Date: March 10th Venue: Korakuen Hall, Tokyo Expected bouts: Tetsu Suzuki vs....

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Shooto: 3rd Round Date: March 10th Venue: Korakuen Hall, Tokyo Expected bouts: Tetsu Suzuki vs. Kyoji Horiguchi Bj Kojima vs. Nam Jin Jo Akitoshi Tamura vs. Yuji Hoshino Shigecki Osawa vs. Yusuke Tachi Shinji Sasaki vs. Daisuke Hoshino Yuki Shoji vs. Junji Ito Ryuichi Mika vs. Yuya Shibata A lot of compelling match-ups coming out of Shooto recently, and this card is more of the same.

My first HL ever. Tell me what you guys trhink. Tell me who should I make a HL of next. Enjoy!

My first HL ever. Tell me what you guys trhink. Tell me who should I make a HL of next. Enjoy!

MMA Origins: Birth of Japanese MMA

With the lead up to UFC 144 in Japan, it seems only natural to look at the spark that lead to the MMA explosion on the Japanese isles.

Comic about amateur Shooto

Japanese comic (manga) focusing on amateur Shooto. Mostly realistic with the incredible detail on technique and good flow of action. Enjoy (if you can).

Strikeforce Fight Card: Overeem, Werdum, Barnett and Rogers Represent Proud MMA Traditions

A look at the historical antecedents of the fighters competing for Strikeforce tournament gold.

Scouting Report Update: Weekend Results - April 29th-30th It was another week of mixed results for...

Scouting Report Update: Weekend Results - April 29th-30th It was another week of mixed results for fighters selected in the World MMA Scouting Report. #2 Featherweight Taiki Tsuchiya was knocked out by Shooto stalwart and former Champion "Lion" Takeshi Inoue at Shooto Tradition 2011 in Japan. Meanwhile, #6 Lightweight Reza Madadi came away with a controversial decision victory over UFC regular Rich Clementi in what turned out to be a bitterly contested title fight in Madadi's home country of Sweden. During the staredown at the weigh-ins, Clementi responded to an overly aggressive Madadi with a hard headbutt attempt that thankfully missed it's target. Full Results: April 29th: Shooto Tradition 2011 - Tokyo, Japan Takeshi Inoue (19-5) def. Taiki Tsuchiya (9-3) [#2 FW] via TKO (Punches) R2 4:27 April 30th: Superior Challenge 7 - Stockholm, Sweden Reza Madadi (11-2) [#6 LW] def. Rich Clementi (40-19) via Decision R3 Assan Njie (11-2) [#10 MW] def. Beslan Isaev (14-4) via Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke) R1 3:58 Scouting Report Weekend Results - April 21st-23rd Fronted by Leland Roling
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