Rizin FF 9 features Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Ian McCall headliner

Rizin FF has set its 2018 schedule, and the first event of the year features some big-show vets. In the headliner of the season opener, Rizin FF 9, former UFC flyweight contenders Kyoji Horiguchi (23-2) and Ian McCall (13-6-1) face off in a 134-pound bout. Rizin FF 9 takes place May 6 at Marine Messe Fukuoka in Fukuoka, Japan, and the card streams in North America on
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Ray Borg explains why he will be the fighter to dethrone Demetrious Johnson

UFC flyweight contender Ray Borg isn't the first fighter to say they have the secret formula to dethrone current champion Demetrious Johnson.Johnson has been virtually untouchable since winning the flyweight championship in 2012 and with one more win in April he'll tie Anderson Silva for the most title defenses in UFC history with 10.As impressive as Johnson has been throughout his...
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March 20, 2017

Hypothetical Olympic MMA: Men’s Flyweight (125 lbs.)

With the beginning of the 2016 Rio Olympics just a little over a month away, it could be fun to take a hypothetical look at who could possibly win gold in an Olympic mixed martial arts event. Seeing as how many of the techniques utilized in MMA are already Olympic events, Olympic MMA might not be as much of a pipe dream as one would expect. Tournament style MMA has been pulled off...
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Potential matchups for Josh Barnett, Uriah Hall & Kyoji Horiguchi after big wins in Japan

In this week's Monday Matchmaker, we take a look at some potential matchups for the big winners from UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson, including Josh Barnett after his win over Roy Nelson, Uriah Hall after his highlight-reel knockout of Gegard Mousasi, as well as Japanese natives Kyoji Horiguchi and Takeya Horiguchi. 
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September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyoji Horiguchi bounces back with shutout performance in Japan

Kyoji Horiguchi didn't feel any kind of title fight hangover as he put on a picture perfect performance to out strike Chico Camus for three rounds to win a shutout unanimous decision in his home country of Japan on Saturday night. Horiguchi lost a lopsided fight to flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson in his last trip to the Octagon, but he showed no ill effects of that defeat as...
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September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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