After making its mixed martial arts (MMA) debut to kick off the New Year, RIZIN Fighting Federation returns to the “Land of the Rising Sun” with a stacked line up of local and international talent, including former PRIDE smashing machine Wanderlei Silva, as well as ex-UFC “Superstar” Daron Cruickshank. And let’s not forget female grappling sensation Gabi Garcia!
Event: Top Presents RIZIN Fighting Federation I
Date: Sun., April 17, 2016, via FUJI TV and SPIKE TV
Location: Nippon Gaishi Hall in Nagoya, Japan
Grappling Tag Team Match: Wanderlei Silva and Fighter TBA vs. Kazushi Sakuraba and Hideo Tokoro
155 lbs.: Daron Cruickshank vs. Shinji Sasaki
265 lbs.: Chris Barnett vs. Kirill Sidelnikov
180 lbs. (Catch Weight): Hisaki Kato vs. Yuta Watanabe
265 lbs.: Kazuyuki Fujita vs. Jiri Prochazka
125 lbs.: Allan Nascimento vs. Yuki Motoya
Open Weight: Gabi Garcia vs. Anna Malyukova
216 lbs. (Catch Weight): Jaideep Singh vs. Teodoras Aukstuolis
205 lbs.: Vadim Nemkov vs. Karl Albrektsson
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