Middleweights

  • Blast from the Past Yuka Tsuji

    Yuka Tsuji: MMA’s Vale Tudo Queen

    Yuka Tsuji, known in the mixed martial arts (MMA) community as the “Vale Tudo Queen,” is a prominent figure in the history of women’s MMA. Born on December 11, 1974, in Japan, Tsuji has carved out a legacy that is both inspiring and formidable. Her career is a testament...
  • 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...
  • Tatsuya Mizuno vs Brayan Rafiq ONE Championship Full Fight November 2014

    Tatsuya Mizuno: A Glimpse into the MMA Gladiator’s Career

    Tatsuya Mizuno, born on June 2, 1981, is a renowned Japanese mixed martial artist who has made a significant impact in the Middleweight division. Known for his tenacity and skill, Mizuno has been a professional competitor since 2006, showcasing his prowess in various prestigious platforms such as DREAM, Pancrase,...
  • Keita Nakamura finishes with standing choke opponent face plants

    Keita Nakamura: MMA Welterweight Warrior

    Keita Nakamura, a Japanese professional mixed martial artist, has made a significant impact in the world of MMA. Born on May 22, 1984, in Tokyo, Japan, Nakamura began his professional career in 2003 and has since become a prominent figure in the welterweight division. Known by his nickname “K-Taro,”...
  • Daiju Takase vs Carlos Newton Bushido 3

    Daiju Takase: A Retrospective on the MMA Fighter’s Career

    Daiju Takase, born on April 20, 1978, in Tokyo, Japan, is a renowned figure in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA). Known for his boxing and kickboxing skills, Takase has fought as a middleweight and welterweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and PRIDE Fighting Championships. His career...
  • Kenichi Yamamoto Masahito Kakihara vs Kazushi Sakuraba Hiromitsu Kanehara UWFi 12 27 96

    Kenichi Yamamoto: A Gritty Tale of MMA Triumphs

    Kenichi Yamamoto, born on June 11, 1976, in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan, is a name that resonates with fans of mixed martial arts (MMA) and professional wrestling alike. His career, spanning from 1998 to 2012, is a testament to his tenacity, skill, and dedication to the sport. Yamamoto’s journey into...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Anderson Silva x Ryo Chonan PRIDE 2004 Full Fight Luta Inteira

    Ryo Chonan: From MMA Fighter to Renowned Coach

    Ryo Chonan, a retired Japanese professional mixed martial artist, has left an indelible mark on the world of mixed martial arts (MMA). Born on October 8, 1976, in Tsuruoka, Yamagata, Chonan’s journey in martial arts began in high school with Kyokushin Karate. His passion for the sport led him...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hayato Mach Sakurai Highlights Tribute

    Hayato Sakurai: A Journey Through the MMA Landscape

    Hayato Sakurai, also known as “Mach,” is a name that resonates with fans of mixed martial arts (MMA) worldwide. Born on August 24, 1975, in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, Sakurai embarked on his professional MMA journey in 1996. His career spans over two decades, during which he has competed in...
  • Shinya Aoki The Lost Diaz Brother

    Aoki Shinya: A Martial Arts Phenomenon

    Aoki Shinya is a name that resonates with respect and admiration in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA). Born on May 9, 1983, in Japan, Aoki has carved out a legendary career that has seen him become one of the most successful submission specialists in Asian martial arts...
  • UFC 297 RECAP Dricus du Plessis outpoints Sean Strickland to earn middleweight title

    UFC 297 Recap: Strickland vs Du Plessis Showdown

    UFC 297, held at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Canada, was a night of intense battles and surprising outcomes. The main event, a face-off between Sean Strickland and Dricus du Plessis, was a spectacle that kept fans on the edge of their seats. The main event saw Dricus du...
  • Jiri Prochazka vs King Mo KNOCKOUT MMA Fight RIZIN 15

    Rizin 15: A Night of Thrilling Fights and New Champions

    Rizin 15, a combat sports event held by the Rizin Fighting Federation, took place on April 21, 2019, at the Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan. The event was a thrilling spectacle, featuring 12 fights that included both MMA and kickboxing bouts. The main event of the evening was a...
  • Rizin Fighting World GP 2016 Final Round Dec 31 2016 1 of 2

    Rizin Grand Prix 2016: Mirko Cro Cop’s Triumphant Return

    The Rizin Fighting World Grand Prix 2016 was a spectacle of mixed martial arts that took place in Saitama, Japan. The event was split into two rounds, with the first round taking place on September 25, 2016, and the second round on December 29, 2016. The tournament was a...
  • PRIDE Total Elimination 2005 Shogun Rua vs Rampage Jackson

    Pride Total Elimination 2005: A Night of Unforgettable Mixed Martial Arts Action

    Pride Total Elimination 2005 was a landmark event in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA). Held by Pride Fighting Championships, this event marked the first round of the Middleweight tournament. The event took place on April 23, 2005, at the Osaka Dome in Osaka, Japan, and it was...
  • PRIDE FC Total Elimination 2004

    Pride Total Elimination 2004: A Landmark Event in MMA History

    Pride Total Elimination 2004 marked a significant moment in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA), setting the stage for what would become one of the most memorable tournaments in the sport’s history. Held on April 25, 2004, at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, this event drew...
  • PRIDE FC Final Conflict 2003

    Pride Final Conflict 2003: A Night of Epic Battles and Unforgettable Moments

    Pride Final Conflict 2003 was a landmark event in the history of mixed martial arts. Held by Pride Fighting Championships, the event took place at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan on November 9, 2003. The event was a spectacle of epic proportions, drawing an audience of over 67,450...