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Jun 30, 2015 6:45 am

ROAD TO UFC JAPAN — WATCH!

Catch the first episode of the UFC’s new show ‘Road To UFC: Japan’! Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate Diaz And Richard Perez

May 20, 2015 12:15 pm

White Mistakingly Answers Mousasi’s ‘UFC Japan’ Challenge

UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi is coming off of a victory over Costas Philippou this past weekend at “UFC Fight Night 66” and he is looking to get back into the octagon as soon as possible. With the recent announcement that UFC will be making their return to Japan in September, Mousasi jumped at the opportunity...

Aug 24, 2015 1:27 am

Meet UFC’s newest Octagon Girl, set to debut at “UFC: Japan”!

Ultimate Fighting Championship will be making their return to Japan in September and will be bringing more than an action-packed card with them. UFC’s newest Octagon Girl Lauren Mikolas is set to make her debut at the event and will definitely fit in with the rest of the girls. She is the wife of baseball...

May 15, 2015 11:44 am

UFC Returns to Japan & Unveils New Reality Show, “Road to UFC: Japan”

UFC announced that it will be returning to the Saitama Super Arena on the 27th September 2015 with UFC Fight Night Japan. This will be the fourth UFC event in Japan and the second event in Asia this year. In addition to bringing fans a live event, UFC have also confirmed that they are producing...

Sep 18, 2014 6:17 pm

Tate: ‘The UFC brought me to Japan for a reason’

“I believe the UFC brought me to Japan for a reason. I think the reason is to grow the women’s mixed martial arts fanbase and that makes me feel good about my presence here. I think I have a strong presence and a strong following, even in Japan.” During this week’s media rounds in Japan,...

Jul 21, 2014 8:05 am

Lim vs. Sato Set For UFC Fight Night 52 In Japan

Hyun Gyu Lim and Takenori Sato is tentatively set for UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan, however the UFC officials have yet to make a formal announcement on the bout. Lim is 2-1 in his UFC career, and is coming off a disappointing decision loss to Tarec Saffiedine back in January. Prior to that Lim...

Jul 8, 2014 9:00 am

UFC Fight Night Japan: Hunt vs. Nelson Promo

UFC Fight Night Japan: Hunt vs. Nelson is coming up this September at the Saitama Super Arena, and to get the fans pumped up, the UFC released this promo video. Check it out.

Jun 26, 2014 6:27 am

UFC Teams Up With Local Japanese Promotion For Talent Cultivation

The Ultimate Fighting Championship and Japan’s ‘Vale Tudo/Shooto’ promotion have joined forces for the greater good. UFC President Dana White announced, during today’s Tokyo Press Conference, that the two companies have formed a partnership that includes a new TV series. The Television series is set to feature bantamweight and featherweight talent in a tournament style...

Mar 1, 2014 9:12 am

UFC Officials Announce Return Trip To China And September Card in Japan

Following this morning’s UFC Fight Night in Macau, China, UFC Executive Mark Fischer announced the promotions plans to return to the region. According to Fischer the UFC will return to The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena on August 23 for another ‘Fight Night’ card and they head to Japan’s Saitama Arena on September 20. Broadcast details...

Feb 3, 2014 8:18 am

UFC signs top Japanese prospect

A top 135-pound prospect has joined the ranks of the UFC. According to Bloody Elbow, Japan’s Michinori Tanaka (9-0) is the latest addition to the bantamweight division. Tanaka has been on the radar for awhile since he was the Shooto Rookie Champion in 2011, and he continued his unbeaten streak while dominating the PXC bantamweight...

Feb 28, 2013 10:02 am

Diego Sanchez Gets “Dream” Fight In Japan This Weekend | UFC NEWS

“Coming to Japan was always a great goal and a dream of mine growing up, fighting through King of the Cage,” Diego Sanchez said at the UFC on FUEL TV 8 Pre-Fight Press Conference on Feb. 28 in Japan. Sanchez (23-5) is slated to fight Takanori Gomi (34-8) March 3 at UFC on FUEL TV...

Jan 8, 2013 4:50 am

Lombard vs. Okami Booked For UFC’s Return Trip To Japan | UFC NEWS

There is no doubt about it. When the UFC picked up top middleweight, Hector Lombard, they were expecting a title challenger to Anderson Silva’s throne. Unfortunately for the massive amounts of Lombard supporters, he failed to deliver in his UFC debut against Tim Boetsch. After a successful second UFC bout and a dominant victory over...

Aug 30, 2012 11:13 am

UFC Slated to Bring 4 Shows to Japan in 2013 | UFC News

UFC went to Japan Feb this year after a very long time.  UFC 144 exceeded expectation resulting 4 small shows scheduled in Japan for 2013.  Plans of connecting to the Japanese audience and producing new stars is to set motion.  Fighter’s Only Mag reports: “The UFC is reportedly considering the creation of a Japanese ‘mini series’ that...

Jul 16, 2012 11:15 am

March Of 2013 Likely For UFC’s Return To Japan | UFC NEWS

Plans for the UFC to return to Japan is in the making.  This past February UFC 144 Edgar vs. Henderson was the first event in Japan in over a decade pulling an estimated attendance of around 20,000 fans at the Satima Super Arena. UFC is considering March 3, 2013 according to mmaweekly.com returning at the...

Feb 25, 2012 11:46 am

UFC Heavyweight Roy "Big Country" Nelson Tours Japan (Video)

Roy “Big Country” Nelson toured Japan during the lead up to UFC 144 tonight. UFC 144 is set to go down tonight live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first...

Feb 25, 2012 9:10 am

Helwani Hits The Streets In Japan Looking For UFC Fans (Video)

UFC 144 is set to go down tonight live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since UFC 29 in 2000. Read More: UFC 144, Frankie...

Feb 24, 2012 3:06 pm

UFC Champ GSP Gets Schooled in Japan (Video)

Georges St-Pierre goes to school in spiritual home of martial arts While in Tokyo, Japan for this Saturday’s UFC 144 super-card, martial arts aficionado Georges St-Pierre took the opportunity to train in the birthplace of hand-to-hand combat. The reigning UFC welterweight champion, who has always considered himself a martial artist first and foremost, takes instruction...

Feb 22, 2012 1:12 pm

UFC 144's Quinton "Rampage" Jackson looking to Knockout Bader for Japanese fans

By: Joshua Carey Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has returned to Japan for the first time since PRIDE 31 in 2006. Jackson, who spent five-years fighting in the country during his tenure under the aforementioned PRIDE banner meets Ryan Bader in the co-headliner at UFC 144’s pay-per-view inside Saitama Super Arena. With a professional career that spans...

Feb 22, 2012 9:05 am

Photo Gallery | UFC 144 Fighter's Around Japan

For the first time in the ZUFFA owned UFC era the UFC is in Japan. Japan is commonly considered as the birth place for Mixed Martial Arts and many cannot wait for this show to go down on Saturday. Continue on to the next page for some candid shots of the fighters while in “The...