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  1. Kevin Harvick adds UFC star Miesha Tate to KHI Management group

    Kevin Harvick flexed his business muscle and added UFC star Miesha Tate to his growing roster at KHI Management.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2014
  2. UFC on Fuel TV 10: Werdum submits Nogueira

    Josh Gross

    Brazilian jiu-jitsu artist Fabricio Werdum submitted Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in the second round on Saturday and strengthened his case for a title shot in the heavyweight division.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  3. Is best part in 'Rampage' saga still to come?

    Josh Gross

    Quinton Jackson and I weren't supposed to share a flight from Los Angeles to Tokyo, but circumstances demanded it. He was headed to Japan for the first time; this trip was my fourth. Jackson was nothing if not curious, which is among the many thi...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  4. New chapter to Japan's lightweight history

    Josh Gross

    Frankie Edgar's UFC lightweight title defense in Tokyo against Benson Henderson, the main event for UFC 144 on Saturday, screams "action fight." While we've heard that tune aplenty in the run-up to UFC events, including, disappointingly, the recen...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  5. UFC set for return to Japan in 2012

    Tony Loiseleur

    TOKYO -- Nearly 14 years after its debut in the country, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will finally return to Japan. In a Tuesday news conference at Shinjuku Wald 9 Theater -- the same locale used to screen UFC Live and Fight Night events on...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  6. Todd Duffee withdraws from DREAM 17 heavyweight bout against Nick...

    Brett Okamoto

    An undisclosed injury has forced Todd Duffee out of a scheduled heavyweight bout against Nick Gaston at DREAM 17 in Tokyo this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2011
  7. About time for Alistair Overeem?

    Jake Rossen

    Physically imposing fighters don't usually live up to their billing. Bob Sapp had a good run at smashing Tokyo, but cardio and technique issues caught up with him. Mariusz Pudzianowski might actually explode in the ring one day, with bits of ove...

    Blog | December 14, 2010
  8. About time for Alistair Overeem?

    Jake Rossen

    Physically imposing fighters don't usually live up to their billing. Bob Sapp had a good run at smashing Tokyo, but cardio and technique issues caught up with him. Mariusz Pudzianowski might actually explode in the ring one day, with bits of overheat...

    Blog | Conversation | December 14, 2010
  9. Yoshihiro Akiyama opens gym, plans to fight into 40s

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Korean newspaper JoongAngDaily carries word that Yoshihiro Akiyama, fresh off a victory against Alan Belcher at UFC 100, has just opened his own gym in Tokyo. As much as you and I would like for him to have named it "Sexy Time Akiyama's," the Judo pr...

    Blog | Conversation | August 13, 2009
  10. Sengoku 8: Worth the watch

    Jake Rossen

    Unfairly dwarfed by announcements of ex-MLB whistle-blowers potentially getting into heaps of cranial trouble in bizarre mismatches, Saturday's Sengoku 8 card -- which aired stateside on HDNet from the Yoyogi National No. 2 Gymnasium in Tokyo -- wa...

    Blog | Conversation | May 02, 2009
  11. 'King Mo' Muhammed Lawal reigns in Seventh Battle

    Tony Loiseleur

    Three fights into his MMA career and Muhammed Lawal is already turning heads -- inside the cage and outside of it. Lawal struck his way past Ryo Kawamura at Sengoku's "Seventh Battle" on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  12. Olympic judo gold medalist Satoshi Ishii leaving sport for mixed ...

    Olympic gold medalist Satoshi Ishii is giving up judo to take up a career in mixed martial arts, according to a published report.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2008
  13. Aoki bests Calvancante; middleweights advance

    Jason Nowe

    If flexibility is the key to successful career, Shinya Aoki can look forward to a long, successful tenure inside the cage.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2008
  14. Barnett submits Yoshida, Gomi victorious

    Jason Nowe

    When you've been the heavyweight division's top dog before, an Olympic gold medal in judo doesn't intimidate you. Just ask Josh Barnett, who slammed Hidehiko Yoshida into exhaustion and forced the Japanese fighter to tap out in three rounds.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2008
  15. The "Janitor" is cleaning up again, now with the IFL

    Tim Leidecker

    After almost turning in the towel, or rather, the mop, Vladimir "The Janitor" Matyushenko is cleaning up again. This time he is fighting with the Tokyo Sabres in the IFL.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2007
  16. Tedoradze defends his belt in a weekend full of title fights

    Josh Gross

    Tengiz Tedoradze smeared Eric "Butterbean" Esch in the octagon retaining his Cage Rage belt while bodogFIGHT debuted in New Jersey in a weekend filled with title fights, writes Josh Gross.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2007