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K-Taro Upset, Koyama Retains Title, Kyoji Horiguchi Continues Ascent at Shootor's Legacy 4

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Champs reigned supreme, old guards fell and prospects continued to rise on Friday night at Shooto - Shootor's Legacy 4 from the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. In the evening's main event, Shooto...

DREAM.17: Aoki vs. McCullough Preview and Predictions

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Large-scale Japanese MMA is finally back on Saturday night with DREAM.17, the first numbered event from the leading Japanese promoter in exactly twelve months. On the card at the Saitama Super...

DREAM.17 Weigh-In Results: Aoki, McCullough on Weight

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With one exception, all fighters were on weight for DREAM's first full-scale event of 2011, including DREAM lightweight champion Shinya Aoki and former WEC ace Rob McCullough, who square off in the...

Inside Nippon Top Team: Kitaoka, Kawajiri and Otsuka Train for DREAM.17

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In 2008, three of the most ruthless grapplers in MMA, DREAM champion Shinya Aoki, former Sengoku champion Satoru Kitaoka and two-time Deep champion Masakazu Imanari, founded Nippon Top Team. Three...

Kazushi Sakuraba Flaunts Photoshop Skills in Preparation for DREAM.17

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Due to his catch wrestling and pro wrestling roots, Kazushi Sakuraba refuses to train in front of cameras and so the Japanese MMA legend has always taken a unorthodox approach towards the customary...

Alistair Overeem Splits With Golden Glory, Possibly More to Follow

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Ending a relationship that dates back to the beginning of his career, former Strikeforce heavyweight champion, DREAM interim heavyweight champion and 2010 K-1 World GP champion Alistair Overeem a...

Ikuhisa 'Minowaman' Minowa vs. Baru Harn Completes DREAM.17

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Only four days out from DREAM.17, event officials have added one more fight with DREAM "Super Hulk" GP champion Ikuhisa "Minowaman" Minowa agreeing to meet 275-pound Mongolian Baru Harn in a "Super...

Badr Hari Returns for K-1 World GP Final 16; Overeem, Schilt, Aerts, Saki Absent

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After much speculation due to the troubling financial state of event promoter Fighting and Entertainment Group, the K-1 World Grand Prix has finally returned with the Final 16 to take place on Oct....

Bovy Sor. Udomson Downs Toby Imada Three Times to Win Thriller in Shoot Boxing

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TOKYO -- Two-time Bellator tournament finalist Toby Imada stormed onto the Shoot Boxing scene in 2010, capturing an incredible decision win over the best the sport has to offer in Andy Souwer and...

UFC to Return to Japan in February 2012

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TOKYO - For the first time in more than 10 years, and for the first time in the Zuffa era, the UFC is finally set to invade Japan. UFC President Dana White and Zuffa LLC Asia Executive Vice...

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