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The Rizin Fighting Federation is a Japanese mixed martial arts promotion created in 2015 by Nobuyuki Sakakibara the former president of Pride Fighting Championships.   From its inception LowKick MMA has brought you the latest news from the Tokyo based organisation. 

Pride began in 1997 and was the original competitor to the UFC. The organization would produce many starts who would continue to become UFC champions after Pride was acquired by the UFC’s parent company Zuffa in 2007.

After the formation of Rizin, they would go on to announce their first event to be headlined by former Pride heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko.

Rizin chose a unique concept, instead of becoming another competitor in the MMA promotion space they sought to create a platform where all promotions and fighters can test their skills without losing their characteristics.

This saw Rizin host events for fighters belonging to major promotions within MMA with notable athletes such as Bellator‘s King Mo and One Championship Shinya Aoki both competing under the federation.

Rizin currently streams exclusively on digital on FITE TV in North America and Europe.

LowKickMMA provides coverage of all Rizin news in one place. Providing the latest Rizin news as well as exclusive content, it is our mission to ensure we provide entertaining informing content to our readers.

Video: Ian McCall & Opponent Throw Blows At Rizin Weigh-Ins

Things got a little bit scrappy between two fighters at the weigh-ins for the upcoming Rizin FF event. Ian McCall and Manel Kape didn’t want...

Video: Floyd Mayweather Smashes Tenshin Nasukawa At RIZIN 14

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Video: Tenshin Nasukawa Scores Brutal TKO Victory At RIZIN 16

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Mikuru Asakura Scores KO Victory Over Daniel Salas At RIZIN 21

Japan's Mikuru Asakura scored a sensational second-round stoppage victory over Mexico's Daniel Salas in their main-event catchweight clash at RIZIN 21. Asakura came into this...

Chael Sonnen Offers Interesting Theory On Floyd Mayweather’s RIZIN 14 Win

Chael Sonnen offers an interesting theory about the latest fight involving Floyd Mayweather. The former UFC title contender has never been afraid of speaking...

RIZIN 24 Sees The Return Of Tenshin Nasukawa

It's a big weekend for Japanese MMA fans with RIZIN 24 going down on Sunday, September 27, in Tokyo, Japan. This weekend's event will...
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Kyoji Horiguchi To Fight Kai Asakura At RIZIN 18 In Non-Title Bout

Kyoji Horiguchi has his next RIZIN FF fight booked, but his title will not be on the line. The 28-year-old is coming off of...

Ian McCall Reacts To Controversial Nine-Second Loss In Rizin

There were some big KOs at today's (Sun., May 6, 2018) Rizin FF 10 from the Marine Messe Fukuoka in Fukuoka, Japan, and the most high-profile...
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RIZIN Champ Claims Management Has Been Embezzling Money From Her

Former UFC star and RIZIN atomweight champion Seo Hee Ham recently took to her Instagram page to call out her management for embezzling money...

RIZIN Announces Major Signing, Adds More Bouts To RIZIN 22,23

RIZIN FF held a press conference over the weekend in which it announced further fights for its upcoming events RIZIN 22 and 23, as...