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Kyoji Horiguchi reveals he’s officially a free agent, undecided on where he’ll fight next

Former UFC title contender, Bellator and RIZIN champion Kyoji Horiguchi reveals that he’s reached free agency and he’s fielding offers as he decides where he’ll fight next.

RIZIN champion Roberto Satoshi donates The Dice Team sponsorship money after $55 million Oz Project fraud accusations

Oz Project, a cryptocurrency project that promised huge profit to its investors, turned out to be a scam.

MMA Pound-for-Pound Rankings, September Update: Kayla Harrison storms into the top 10

With August in the books and a star-studded September ahead, it’s time to look back at how the last four weeks affected the pound-for-pound landscape in MMA.

Full fight card announced for RIZIN 30, featuring bantamweight grand prix

Check out the full RIZIN 30 fight card, featuring a number of UFC veterans and a bantamweight grand prix.

RIZIN 30 to feature bantamweight grand prix quarterfinals, return of Ayaka Hamasaki

The upcoming RIZIN 30 card has been announced by the promotion with the quarterfinals of the ongoing bantamweight grand prix now set for Sept. 19 in Japan.

Ranking the Top 40 MMA Fighters: Who are the pound-for-pound best?

Who is the best MMA fighter alive? Is Kayla Harrison a top-10 talent in the world? Is Jon Jones still No. 1? The award-winning team at MMA Fighting tackles these questions and more in their debut pound-for-pound rankings.

Introducing the MMA Fighting Global Rankings: Who are the top fighters in each division?

MMA rankings done by the award-winning team at MMA Fighting. Is Conor McGregor a top lightweight? Is Jon Jones still the best at 205 pounds? All that and more.

RIZIN champ Roberto Satoshi has ‘no desire’ to join UFC, would ‘hardly make’ as much money as in Japan

Roberto Satoshi tapped Tofiq Musayev with a triangle choke to win the RIZIN lightweight gold.

RIZIN 28 results, videos: Roberto Satoshi wins lightweight belt with 72-second submission

Roberto Satoshi became RIZIN’s first lightweight champion with a quick submission in Tokyo.

Tenshin Nasukawa set to face three opponents in one night at RIZIN 28

Tenshin Nasukawa is running through opponents in kickboxing, so RIZIN has decided to think outside the box.

Tofiq Musayev vs. Roberto Satoshi set for inaugural lightweight belt at RIZIN 28

Tofiq Musayev will be defending his throne at the Tokyo Dome against Roberto Satoshi.

RIZIN 29 pushed back to June 27 as Japan extends COVID-19 ‘state of emergency’

Japan’s continuing battle against the COVID-19 pandemic has forced RIZIN to postpone another fight card.

RIZIN postpones upcoming event citing ‘state of emergency’ in Japan

RIZIN upcoming events will feature the opening round of the bantamweight grand prix.

Fights set for RIZIN bantamweight GP, ‘crazy ideas’ teased for Tokyo Dome debut in May

Former champion Kai Asakura will face Shooto Watanabe in the opening round of the RIZIN bantamweight tournament.

Tsuyoshi Sudario fined for late shots following record-setting RIZIN knockout

Tsuyoshi Sudario recorded the fastest knockout in RIZIN history on Sunday, but is also facing a fine for his post-fight actions.

RIZIN 27 results, videos: Ayaka Hamasaki retains belt in night of quick finishes

RIZIN 27 featured knockouts that have entered the company’s record books.

Roberto Satoshi calls for RIZIN interim belt if Tofiq Musayev doesn’t return from war soon

Jiu-jitsu ace Roberto Satoshi will fight Kazuki Tokudome at RIZIN 27 in Nagoya, Japan.

Atomweight champion Ayaka Hamasaki headlines RIZIN 27 in March

2020 Year in Review: The rest of the divisions

Looking back at the women’s featherweight, atomweight, and men’s strawweight divisions in 2020.

The A-Side Live Chat: Latest fight news, UFC 257, more

José Youngs, Alex Savas, and E. Casey Leydon react to some of the biggest headlines in MMA.

RIZIN full fight video: Kyoji Horiguchi makes triumphant return against Kai Asakura

Watch Kyoji Horiguchi regain the RIZIN bantamweight title in a rematch with Kai Asakura.

MMA Fighting’s 2020 Fighter of the Year: Deiveson Figueiredo

Deiveson Figueiredo’s perfectly imperfect year was hard to ignore.

Missed Fists: Celebrating 2020’s can’t-miss fights, most unbelievable knockouts, bizarre finishes, head kicks, more

MMA Fighting’s Alexander K. Lee and Jed Meshew take a look back at the year’s overlooked battles, including two fights that stole the whole show, the best KOs, head kicks, and spinning stuff, and some of the weirdest finishes, moves, and moments ever seen.

RIZIN 26 videos, results: Kyoji Horiguchi stops Kai Asakura, Ayaka Hamasaki wins title with scissor choke

RIZIN closed the year with a highly-anticipated rematch between bantamweight Kai Asakura and Kyoji Horiguchi.

Rizin 26 Results: Kai Asakura vs. Kyoji Horiguchi

Get live Rizin 26 results for the Kai Asakura vs. Kyoji Horiguchi event.

Former KSW champion Kleber Koike inspired by Nogueiras, Gracies ahead of RIZIN debut

Kleber Koike hopes to become a star in Brazil and Japan after beating Kyle Aguon at RIZIN 26 on Dec. 31.

The A-Side Live Chat: Reflecting on 2020, Leon Edwards, Khamzat Chimaev, UFC 257

José Youngs, Mike Heck, Alex Savas, and E. Casey Leydon react to some of the biggest news in mixed martial arts.

RIZIN 26 primer: Best pre-fight quotes, weigh-in results

Check out what the stars of RIZIN 26 had to say ahead of the New Year’s Eve show, plus official weigh-in results.

The Great Divide: Which division was the toughest in 2020?

Which weight class impressed the most this year?

RIZIN 26 full card announced

RIZIN’s 2020 year-end show features 15 fights headlined by a bantamweight championship clash between Kai Asakura and Kyoji Horiguchi.

Tenshin Nasukawa, Takanori Gomi announced as late additions to RIZIN 26

Japanese kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa will return to the RIZIN ring on New Year’s Eve.

RIZIN adds four fights to New Year’s Eve show, including Mikuru Asakura

Former KSW featherweight titleholder Kleber Koike will also make his RIZIN debut on Dec. 31 in Saitama, Japan.