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RIZIN 33: 2021 GP preview & weigh-ins

RIZIN is back with a surprisingly packed card to cap off 2021, including a ‘custom rules’ bout between Takanori Gomi & Tenshin Nasukawa

Tenshin vs Gomi set as short notice bout with big age and weight disparity

A 43-year-old former PRIDE champ will face a much younger but also smaller kickboxing superstar.

Jake Heun gets jail sentence over meth trafficking

Jake Heun received a prison sentence in Melbourne, Australia last week.

Fight Circus: Watch insane Siamese kickboxing, literal phone booth fight

Fight Circus is back with their combat sports oddities.

RIZIN 31 preview, start time, weigh-in results

Yokohama brings us an action-heavy card with a slew of contenders.

Sityodtong dodges questions on ONE’s losses, financial transactions

Chatri Sityodtong says reports on ONE Championship’s losses and curious financial transactions are "not worth addressing."

‘Flash’ returns to defend ONE belt against John Lineker

ONE bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes is set to take on heavy-hitter John Lineker in December.

‘Mighty’ Johnson to face Muay Thai star in mixed-rules bout

The ONE Championship bout will alternate 3 minute rounds between MMA rules and Muay Thai rules.

ONE’s 2020 finances: $48M more in losses, and a curious $400M transaction

ONE Championship may or may not have reported a profit last year.

Horiguchi signs with Bellator, remains RIZIN champ

Horiguchi will be fighting in both promotions.

Fight Archives: Ryan Gracie bludgeons Tokimitsu Ishizawa in MMA debut

Ryan Gracie lives up to his name as the clan’s unrivaled wild man.

Fight Archives: Takanori Gomi rudely ends Ralph Gracie’s MMA run

Looking back on the knee strike that kept Ralph Gracie away from an MMA ring for good.

Another UFC trade? Bhullar tells ONE to get Miocic

ONE Championship heavyweight champion Arjan Bhullar wants his bosses to land former UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic, threatens to ‘bust him up’.

Weekend Round-up: New champs at RIZIN and Bellator

Taroslav Amosov and Roberto Satoshi were two of the big non-UFC winners of this weekend in MMA.

RIZIN 28: Bantamweight Grand Prix preview

Bantamweights get ready to kick off the best tournament RIZIN can cobble together, with some great additions on top of it.

Heun takes plea deal in drug trafficking case

Jake Heun was charged with drug offences in Australia last year.

Reug Reug appealing loss at ONE on TNT 4

"Reug Reug" is appealing his loss to Kirill Grishenko after being hit in the throat at the end of the second round. 

Controversial throat punch hands Reug Reug first loss

Reug Reug was hit in the throat right after the bell.

Alvarez has DQ loss overturned to No Contest 

Eddie Alvarez has one less loss on his professional record.

ONE’s Aung La N Sang speaks out against Myanmar’s military coup

ONE light heavyweight champion is appealing for US President Joe Biden to intervene in the ongoing military coup in Myanmar.

ONE on TNT 3: Lineker vs Worthen preview

One of the most sensational fighters to grace the sport is looking to keep his record in ONE intact as he attempts to beat back a hungry young prospect in Singapore.

‘Don’t jump to conclusions’ - Zhang’s team responds to Rose’s ‘lies’

Weili Zhang’s coach has addressed Rose Namajunas’ controversial comments.

Northcutt out of Aoki fight due COVID symptoms

Former UFC talent Sage Northcutt won’t be competing on ONE Championship’s April 28th fight card against Shinya Aoki.

ONE Championship’s TNT debut falls flat in ratings

ONE was ranked 88th in cable, despite a very strong lead-in from AEW.

Lineker thinks UFC release was ‘fair’: ‘I can only thank them’

Former UFC contender John Lineker holds no hard feelings over his release from the promotion.

DJ after loss via grounded knee - ‘I like these rules’

Demetrious Johnson was stopped for the first time in his career at ONE on TNT 1 yesterday.

Full fight video: Alvarez DQ’d for illegal strikes

Eddie Alvarez was DQ’d for what were deemed illegal strikes at ONE on TNT 1.

Ali Bagautinov wants to show newly found desire to fight

Ali Bagautinov is expected to take on Dustin Ortiz at Brave 50’s in a quarter-final bout for the flyweight grand prix

Fight Archives: Kid Yamamoto and MMA’s landmark flying knee KO

Way before Jorge Masvidal, MVP, and Cory Sandhagen, Norifumi ‘Kid’ Yamamoto was already starching people with the flying knee.

Dustin Ortiz talks ‘mixed emotions’ on, ‘pivotal’ Bagautinov bout

Former UFC flyweight Dustin Ortiz is set to take on fellow Octagon veteran Ali Bagautinov at Brave 50.

RIZIN 27 results: Ayaka Hamasaki succeeds in title defense, intense finishes all over undercard

Asakura tried it, but Hamasaki keeps her belt in a close and competitive scrap. All this to cap off a dynamite night of action.

BJJ star Gordon Ryan signs with ONE

The world class Jiu Jitsu talent plans to compete in both MMA and grappling bouts for the Singapore-based promotion.