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Kazushi Sakuraba

Dan Henderson vs. Sakuraba Confirmed for Rizin FF 7

Former UFC contender Dan Henderson will take on Japanese MMA legend and recent UFC Hall of Fame inductee Kazushi Sakuraba at Rizin FF 7 The bout was confirmed at Rizin FF 6 on Sunday. While no details were announced appertaining to weight class, rounds or rules, many will be happy to...

Don Frye on Sakuraba: ‘He Had The Biggest Heart & Courage’

Don Frye is more than happy to have inducted Kazushi Sakuraba to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Fame. Sakuraba's success in Pride Fighting Championships helped build a legacy. Despite only having two fights in the UFC, he's also made history under the promotion. He's the first Japanese tournament...

For Kazushi Sakuraba, UFC Hall of Fame Induction Wasn’t Too Late

Kazushi Sakuraba doesn't believe his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Fame induction took too long to materialize. Sakuraba was inducted into the UFC Hall of Famer during the 2017 "International Fight Week." While "The Gracie Hunter" only had two fights in the UFC, his legacy in Pride Fighting Championships...

UFC Announces 2017 Hall of Famer Kazushi Sakuraba

Despite only fighting twice for the UFC, the promotion will honor a legend in the sport at the 2017 UFC Hall of Fame ceremony, as Kazushi Sakuraba has been announced as the latest edition. Sakuraba joins Joe Silva, Maurice Smith and Urijah Faber in the elite class, which will be...

EA Sports UFC 2 Release Date & Trailer, Sakuraba/Rutten DLC Just a few minutes ago, EA Sports released a good bit of new information on EA Sports UFC 2, the sequel to the 2014 game that started off their licensing deal with the UFC. The big ones, to get out of the way, are: We got the first gameplay trailer...

Rizin FF Results (Day One): Aoki Smashes Sakuraba, King Mo Scores Big KO

The end of the Kazushi Sakuraba story continues to be a sad story for one of the biggest legends in MMA history, as "The Gracie Hunter" was stopped in the first round by top Japanese star Shinya Aoki at the first of two Rizin FF debut events in Japan. In...

Brackets For Rizin MMA Heavyweight Tournament Featuring King Mo Set

The Rizin FF Heavyweight Tournament is set, as the new promotion announced the bracket and a reserve bout at a press conference in Tokyo, Japan on Monday. The eight-man grand prix will feature Satoshi Ishii vs. Jiri Prochazka, Teodoras Aukstolos vs. Bruno Cappelozza, Goran Reljic vs. Vadim Nemkov, and Muhammed...

VIDEO: Preview Of New UFC Fight Pass Special — “Pioneers Of MMA: Kazushi Sakuraba”

Check out a preview video for the new UFC Fight Pass exclusive documentary.

CM Punk Gives Shout Out To Paul Heyman, Comments On UFC, Metamoris 5 Events

CM Punk shows some love for MMA and submission-grappling via social media.

Metamoris 5 Results – Sakuraba vs. Gracie Ends In 20-Minute Draw

Complete results of the Metamoris 5 event from Long Beach, California.

Renzo Gracie Recalls Time Anderson Silva & Vitor Belfort Nearly Fought In Hotel Lobby

Notes from a recent interview with MMA legend Renzo Gracie.

VIDEO: Countdown To Metamoris 5 (Renzo Gracie vs. Kazushi Sakuraba)

Check out the full "Countdown" video for Metamoris 5, featuring Gracie and Sakuraba.

Sakuraba vs. Gracie Announced As Main Event Of Metamoris 5

Check out the official trailer for Metamoris 5.