Heavyweights

  • Weigh Ins Bellator 154 Davis vs King Mo

    Bellator 154 Recap: Phil Davis Earns Title Shot with Victory

    Bellator 154 was a night of intense mixed martial arts action that saw Phil Davis secure a unanimous decision victory over Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal in a highly anticipated light heavyweight bout. The event took place at the SAP Center in San Jose, California, and featured a card that...
  • Full Fight Satoshi Ishii vs Zeke Tuinei Wily PFL 3 2019

    Satoshi Ishii: A Gold Medalist’s MMA Odyssey

    Satoshi Ishii, born on December 19, 1986, in Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan, is a renowned figure in the world of martial arts. He is a Japanese-Croatian judoka, mixed martial artist, kickboxer, and submission grappler who has held Croatian citizenship since 2019. His journey from being an Olympic gold medalist in...
  • Daijiro Matsui vs Sanae Kikuta Pride 4

    Sanae Kikuta: A Fighting Legacy

    Sanae Kikuta, born on September 10, 1971, in Nerima, Tokyo, Japan, is a name that resonates with respect in the mixed martial arts (MMA) community. His career, spanning over two decades, is a testament to his skill, dedication, and influence in the sport. Early Life and Background Kikuta’s journey...
  • Is Megumi Fujii The GOAT

    Megumi Fujii: A Pioneer in Women’s MMA

    Megumi Fujii, born on April 26, 1974, in Ibara, Okayama, Japan, is a former professional mixed martial artist and submission wrestler. Known as “Mega Megu,” Fujii is regarded as a pioneer of women’s mixed martial arts. She began her journey in martial arts at the tender age of three,...
  • NOBUHIKO TAKADA THE PROTAGONIST

    Nobuhiko Takada: Wrestling Prodigy to MMA Pioneer

    Nobuhiko Takada, born on April 12, 1962, is a name that resonates with fans of both professional wrestling and mixed martial arts (MMA). His career spans decades, and his influence on both sports is undeniable. Takada’s journey into the world of professional wrestling began after high school. His dedication...
  • Riki Fukuda vs Steve Cantwell

    Riki Fukuda: A Glimpse into the MMA Fighter’s Career

    Riki Fukuda, born on January 6, 1981, is a renowned Japanese mixed martial artist who has made significant contributions to the Middleweight division. His professional career, which began in 2004, has seen him compete for several prestigious platforms including the UFC, EliteXC, DEEP, DREAM, K-1 (MMA), Shooto, and Pancrase....
  • Hideo Tokoro DREAM Japan Bantamweight Tournament Highlights

    Hideo Tokoro: A Versatile Force in Mixed Martial Arts

    Hideo Tokoro, born on August 22, 1977, in Gifu, Japan, is a name that resonates with fans of mixed martial arts (MMA) worldwide. Known for his versatility and tenacity, Tokoro has left an indelible mark on the sport, competing in an impressive seven weight divisions, ranging from flyweight to...
  • How GOOD was Yoshihiro Akiyama Actually

    Yoshihiro Akiyama: MMA and Beyond

    Yoshihiro Akiyama, a name synonymous with versatility and skill in the world of martial arts, has carved out a remarkable career that spans across judo, mixed martial arts (MMA), and even acting. Born on July 29, 1975, in Osaka, Japan, Akiyama, also known by his nickname “Sexyama,” is a...
  • Kazuhiro Nakamura vs Dos Caras Jr Pride 27 Inferno

    Kazuhiro Nakamura: MMA Career Retrospective

    Kazuhiro Nakamura, often known as “King Kaz,” is a name that resonates with fans of mixed martial arts (MMA) for his significant contributions to the sport. Born on July 16, 1979, in Fukuyama, Hiroshima, Japan, Nakamura’s martial arts journey began with judo at the tender age of 10. His...
  • Tsuyoshi Kohsaka Highlight Forget me not

    Tsuyoshi Kosaka: A Retrospective on a Mixed Martial Arts Icon

    Tsuyoshi Kosaka, often referred to as “TK”, is a name that resonates with fans of mixed martial arts (MMA) and professional wrestling. Born on March 6, 1970, in Shiga, Japan, Kosaka’s career spans decades, with numerous highlights and significant contributions to the sport. Early Life and Entry into Martial...
  • Kazuyuki Fujita has a message for his English speaking fans

    Kazuyuki Fujita: From Rings to Cages

    Kazuyuki Fujita, born on October 16, 1970, is a name that resonates with versatility and resilience in the world of combat sports. His career, which spans across professional wrestling, mixed martial arts (MMA), and amateur wrestling, is a testament to his athletic prowess and determination. Fujita’s journey began in...
  • ONE Feature Yuki Kondo The Humble Legend

    Yuki Kondo: A Journey Through the MMA Landscape

    Yuki Kondo, a name synonymous with the world of mixed martial arts (MMA), has had a career that spans decades, continents, and numerous fighting promotions. Born on July 17, 1975, in Nagaoka city, Niigata Prefecture, Japan, Kondo has been a stalwart in the MMA scene since his debut in...
  • Hidehiko Yoshida The Best Japanese Judoka in MMA

    Hidehiko Yoshida: Judo Champion to MMA Fighter and Coach

    Hidehiko Yoshida, born on September 3, 1969, is a name that resonates with respect and admiration in the world of martial arts. A gold-medalist judoka and a retired mixed martial artist, Yoshida’s career spans decades of dedication, discipline, and determination. Yoshida’s journey began in the world of judo, where...
  • PRIDE Ikuhisa Minowa vs Butterbean

    Ikuhisa Minowa: A Journey Through the MMA Landscape

    Ikuhisa Minowa, also known as “Minowaman,” is a name that resonates with fans of mixed martial arts (MMA) and professional wrestling. Born on January 12, 1976, in Hashima, Gifu, Japan, Minowa embarked on a professional MMA career in 1996 that would span decades and see him compete in some...
  • TOP 10 NORIFUMI YAMAMOTO KNOCKOUTS

    Norifumi Yamamoto: A Legend of Mixed Martial Arts

    Norifumi “KID” Yamamoto, born on March 15, 1977, in Kawasaki, Japan, was a force to be reckoned with in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA). He was a bantamweight fighter who also competed in the featherweight and lightweight divisions. His fighting style was a unique blend of kickboxing,...
  • Yushin Okami Highlights FightFan180

    Yushin Okami: A Thunderous Journey Through MMA

    Yushin Okami, known as “Thunder” in the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), is a renowned figure hailing from Kanagawa, Japan. Born on July 21, 1981, Okami’s journey in martial arts began at a young age in his hometown. His first martial art was judo, and he dreamed of...
  • Pancrase 1996 Neo Blood Tournament Round 2 1996

    Pancrase 1996 Neo-Blood Tournament Round 2

    Pancrase 32, also known as the 1996 Neo-Blood Tournament Round 2, was a memorable event in the history of mixed martial arts (MMA). Taking place on July 23, 1996, at the iconic Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan, the event featured six intense bouts that showcased the skills and determination...
  • Pancrase Truth 5 1996

    Pancrase Truth 5: Bas Rutten Defends Title in a Historic Main Event

    Pancrase Truth 5, a landmark event in the world of mixed martial arts, took place on May 16, 1996, at the prestigious Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, Japan. This event was part of a series that showcased some of the most skilled fighters in the sport, and it featured a...
  • Pancrase Yes We Are Hybrid Wrestlers 3 1993

    Pancrase: Yes, We Are Hybrid Wrestlers 3 – A Retrospective

    Pancrase: Yes, We Are Hybrid Wrestlers 3 marked a significant moment in the history of mixed martial arts (MMA). Held on November 8, 1993, at the Kobe World Commemoration Hall in Japan, this event showcased a blend of fighting styles and a roster of athletes who would go on...
  • Pancrase Yes We Are Hybrid Wrestlers 2 1993

    Pancrase: Hybrid Wrestlers 2 – A Look Back at MMA Pioneers

    Pancrase: Yes, We Are Hybrid Wrestlers 2, held on October 14, 1993, at the Tsuyuhashi Sports Center in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, was a landmark event in the history of mixed martial arts (MMA). This event showcased future King of Pancrase champions Masakatsu Funaki, Bas Rutten, Ken Shamrock, and Minoru...