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Japanese MMA Legend Kid Yamamoto Passes Away

Kid Yamamoto has died. Yamamoto had just announced late last month that he was battling cancer. Not only did the fighting spirit of Yamamoto will him to use every ounce of energy to fight the cancer, but he also wanted to make a return to MMA if he could get...

Japanese MMA Star Kid Yamamoto Diagnosed With Cancer

Kid Yamamoto has announced that he's been diagnosed with cancer. Yamamoto is considered to be a legend in mixed martial arts. He's competed under the Shooto, K-1, Dream, and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) promotions. Along the way, he won tournaments in Shooto and K-1. While Yamamoto would like to return...

Kid Yamamoto vs. Chris Beal Added To UFC Fight Night 89

UFC has announced an exciting new fight for their upcoming UFC Fight Night 89 event. Joining the card, which is headlined by Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson vs. Rory MacDonald, will be Bantamweight contenders Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto and Chris Beal. The Yamamoto-Beal bout will take place on the undercard of the event in...

Jake Ellenberger vs. Josh Koscheck Set For Stacked UFC 184 PPV In February

UFC 184 gets even more interesting with another high-profile addition.

UFC Fight Announcements: Davis vs. Bader, Lauzon vs. Iaquinta, Lentz vs. Tavares, Kid Yamamoto

Several fights officially announced for multiple upcoming UFC events.

Urijah Faber vs. Masanori Kanehara Set For UFC Fight Night 52 On 9/20

"The California Kid" will return in Japan, but not against Kid Yamamoto.

Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Kyle Noke Expected For UFC Fight Night 52 In Japan

Akiyama vs. Noke to be added to UFC's return to Japan.

Video: Preview For Loaded UFC Fight Night Japan Show On 9/20

Watch a preview of UFC's upcoming Fight Night event in Japan.