Asian MMA

Asian MMA stories from promotions such as RIZIN and ONE.

Kade Ruotolo retains title, IBJJF Absolute GP and UFC FPI 6 stacking up BJJ events – Grappling Report
IBJJF Absolute GP and UFC FPI 6 stacking up BJJ events
Lineups announced for both the IBJJF No Gi Absolute Grand Prix and UFC Fight Pass Invitational 6, and much more in this week's grappling report.
Sage Northcutt ready to reveal all over ONE fight withdrawal
Sage Northcutt ready to reveal all over ONE fight withdrawal
Sage Northcutt wants to clear the air on why he didn't compete at ONE 165: Superlek vs. Takeru.
Top prospect Rei Tsuruya shines in tournament win: Road to UFC Season 2 finals – Full results, video highlights
Top prospect Rei Tsuruya shines in Road to UFC tournament win
Join us after UFC Fight Night: Dolidze vs. Imavov for the tournament finals of Road to UFC Season 2.
ONE FC behaved like the UFC in Japan this weekend
ONE FC behaved like the UFC in Japan this weekend
Chatri Sityodong embraced every stereotype of Dana White and raised all sorts of hell when ONE FC held a major event in Japan. How will his enemies respond?
BJJ in a pit, and Mikey Musumeci vs Demetrious Johnson? – Grappling Report
BJJ in a pit, and Mikey Musumeci vs Demetrious Johnson?
ADXC 2 and Pit Submission Series 1 featured elite BJJ competitors and much more for the future in this week's grappling report.
Sage Northcutt talks ONE fight with Shinya Aoki
Sage Northcutt talks ONE fight with Shinya Aoki
'Super' Sage Northcutt is returning to action this weekend against a J-MMA legend.
The unlikely story of how Vince Morales found himself in Japan for RIZIN’s major NYE show
The unlikely story of how Vince Morales found himself in Japan for RIZIN NYE
A random day at the gym took Vince Morales to Rizin for one of the biggest MMA cards of 2023
Mighty Mouse reflects on UFC trade years later
Mighty Mouse reflects on UFC trade years later
With Demetrious Johnson looking at the end of his MMA career, 'Mighty Mouse' reflects on his exit from the UFC.
Am I wrong?! – Ex-UFC champ Aljamain Sterling opens fire on BJJ rules after loss
Am I wrong?! - Aljamain Sterling opens fire on BJJ rules after loss
A new combat jiu jitsu world champion has been crowned, ONE 165 is on the horizon, and more BJJ news in this week's grappling report.
Report: ONE Championship loses senior execs
Report: ONE Championship loses senior execs
With more uncertainty than ever as to ONE Championship's future, it seems top execs may be on their way out.
Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather 2 announced by RIZIN
Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather 2 announced by RIZIN
Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao 2 in Japan?
RIZIN 45 NYE: Kyoji Horiguchi becomes two-division champ – Full results, video highlights
RIZIN 45 NYE: Kyoji Horiguchi becomes two-division champ
Following along with results from the RIZIN 45 NYE special
Five MMA storylines to watch for at RIZIN 45
RIZIN 45: Five storylines to watch
A preview of the latest RIZIN MMA New Year's Eve presentation in Japan.
Update on ONE Championship’s potential funding bind
Update on ONE Championship's potential funding bind
More news on ONE Championship's search for funding in 2024.
ONE Championship’s financial ‘runway expected to expire’ in 2024, more staff laid off – Report
ONE's financial 'runway expected to expire' in 2024, more staff laid off
Qatari investors are reportedly "embarrassed" of their involvement with ONE Championship, who might just need more funding soon.
UFC’s first card in China since 2019 will reportedly move to Las Vegas
UFC card moved away from China
UFC's return to China reportedly won't happen as soon as expected.
WTF – Fake martial arts master takes on whole crew in Vietnam
WTF - Fake master takes on whole crew in Vietnam
We've got quite a roundup this week led by a Vietnamese martial arts "master" with amazing "powers."
Oof! BJJ star Mikey Musumeci submits Shinya Aoki with Aoki Lock – Grappling Report
Oof! Musumeci uses Aoki Lock to submit Shinya Aoki - Grappling Report
IBJJF No Gi Pan Champions, Who's Number One Champions, a Polaris Absolute Grand Prix, and much more in this week's grappling report.
Past death – Breaking down why ONE Championship has MMA’s most restrictive contracts
Breakdown: How ONE has MMA's most restrictive contracts
A step by step breakdown of all the unusual details in ONE Championship's recently revealed fighter contracts.
BE Exclusive: Tawanchai vs. Jo Nattawut set for ONE Fight Night 15
BE Exclusive: Tawanchai vs. “Smokin’” Jo Nattawut set for ONE Fight Night 15
BE Exclusive: Tawanchai and Jo Nattawut set for a featherweight kickboxing bout at ONE Fight Night 15.
Grappling Report: ADCC world champions join other BJJ stars at Polaris Absolute Grand Prix
Grappling Report: ADCC champs join stacked Polaris Absolute Grand Prix
Olympic Judo Champions and ADCC world champions in action, the lineup for Polaris 25 is confirmed, and more BJJ news in this week's grappling report.
Road to UFC Season 2 full results, highlights: Decorated Japanese wrestlers book finals slots
Road to UFC results, highlights: Decorated Japanese wrestlers enter finals
Here's everything you need to know about Episodes 5 and 6 of Road to UFC Season 2 this Sunday.
UFC legend accepts bodybuilder Bradley Martyn’s viral David vs. Goliath challenge
Mighty Mouse accepts bodybuilder’s viral David vs. Goliath challenge
Social media influencer and body builder Bradley Martyn is getting into the combat sports game, but it's not celebrity boxing.
Reug Reug beats Buchecha in slopfest for the ages! ONE Fight Night 13 Results and Highlights
Reug Reug beats Buchecha! ONE fight Night 13 results and highlights
Buchecha vs. Reug Reug was the pick of the fights at Friday night's ONE Fight Night 13. Check out the whole results and highlights here.
ONE Friday Fights 27: Free full event replay
ONE Friday Fights 27: Free full event replay
Preview ONE Championship has another double-header for us on Friday, live from the Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand. The early show is is mostly Muay Thai, with two MMA fights to start off the show. The headliner is local Tapaokaew Singha Mawynn taking on the Aussie Tyson Harrison at 145 lbs. Harrison goes by […]
UFC fighter has ‘loose teeth’ after eating Derrick Lewis’ flying knee
Rogerio de Lima's 'teeth are all loose' after eating Lewis' flying knee
Derrick Lewis did some heavy damage to Marcos Rogerio de Lima at UFC 291.
GSP vs. Demian Maia set for UFC FPI 6 – Grappling Report
GSP vs. Demian Maia set for UFC FPI 6
Welterweight legend GSP is back in action for a grappling match with Demian Maia.
ONE Fight Night 12: Results and highlights: Garry Tonon snags brutal kneebar, Superlek smashes Khalilov
ONE Fight Night 12: Results and highlights: Garry Tonon snags brutal kneebar
ONE Fight Night 12 is live tonight. This card includes MMA, Muay Thai and grappling and has Superlek in the main event.
The Hero’s Journey: An epic return from a 7-year MMA time capsule
The Hero's Journey: An epic return from a 7-year MMA time capsule
MMA Analyst Dallas Winston awakens after a 7-year nap to a confusing and mysterious new landscape (set to the Hero's Journey)
Interview: Fight Circus head honcho Jon Nutt aims to ‘carve our own niche‘
Interview: Fight Circus head honcho Jon Nutt aims to ‘carve our own niche‘
One of the wildest, weirdest, and most remarkably ridiculous recent entries into the world of combat sports has been Full Metal Dojo’s Fight Circus events. Based out of Phuket, Thailand, it’s not Muay Thai, and it’s not MMA. FMD is putting together hybrid contests of strength, skill, and absolute clownery straight out of a sadistic […]