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The MMA Vivisection - RIZIN 11 picks & analysis

Zane Simon, Victor Rodriguez, & D.E.O. return to break down this week’s RIZIN card in Saitama, Japan. Including Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Hiromasa Ogikubo & Takanori Gomi vs. Melvin Guillard.

RIZIN returns with a card that’s... well it’s weird, not gonna lie. The good news is that Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Hiromasa Ogikubo is one of the best fights to be made out there. The bad news is that you might have said the same thing about Takanori Gomi vs. Melvin Guillard 10-12 years ago. Still throw some Rena Kubota, Jiri Prochazka, Rin Nakai, Diego Brandao, and Daron Cruickshank on there and things are guaranteed to get wild.

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RIZIN’s iPPV will be broadcast live on starting at 2:00 am Eastern/11:00 am Pacific, early Sunday morning/late Satruday night depending on your time zone. Here’s a look at the fight card as it stands right now.

Kanna Asakura vs. Rena Kubota
Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Hiromasa Ogikubo
Jiri Prochazka vs. Bruno Cappelozza
Takanori Gomi vs. Melvin Guillard
Satoru Kitaoka vs. Diego Brandao
Shoma Shibisai vs. Unurjargal Boldpurev
Rin Nakai vs. Shizuka Sugiyama
Saori Ishioka vs. Miyuu Yamamoto
Tadaaki Yamamoto vs. Thanongsaklek Tiger Muay Thai
Daron Cruickshank vs. Tom Santos