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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.

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.

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.

Sengoku Loses Don Quijote, Shooto Reform, and Other News From Japan

Japanese MMA news from Tony Loiseleur and Dan Herbertson detail Shooto's tax scandal, Sengoku losing it's major sponsor, and event cancellations in Nippon.

'The Way of Shooto 6' Fight Card Released

Shooto promoter Sustain today released the complete fight card and bout order for "The Way of Shooto 6: Like a Tiger, Like a Dragon," which takes place this Friday, Nov. 19, at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.

Siyar Bahadurzada Retains Title at Shooto Brazil 17

Siyar Bahadurzada successfully defended his Shooto 183-pound world title in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, stopping Carlos "Indio" Pereira just 94 seconds into their main event bout at Shooto Brazil 17. UFC veteran referee Mario Yamasaki was on hand to officiate.

52 Fight: Jens Pulver and Stephen Palling Go to War in Hawaii

Jens Pulver has headlined pay per views and fought all over the world. But his greatest battle has only been seen by a select few-until now. Total MMA author Jonathan Snowden continues his weekly look at some of the greatest moments in MMA history with 52 Fight.

"The Way of Shooto 4" Quick Results

Results from Shooto's "The Way of Shooto 4," where Rambaa "M16" Somdet defends his world flyweight title against challenger Hiroyuki Abe.

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