Rizin Is Dying: Here’s How We Fix It

Sadly it looks like Rizin 15 bombed in the Japanese market, pulling in just an average of 5.8% of the TV ratings. The broadcast peaked during the Tenshin Nasukawa VS Fritz Aldin Biagtan fight pulling in 8% of eyeballs, but overall the viewership was still a monumental far cry from the previous success they enjoyed in 2018. Check below: So with Rizin on what appears to be a downwards skid, lets evaluate what they need to do for a rebound to greatness 1. Don’t book: Manny Pacquaio Vs Takanori Gomi – This so stupid for so many different reasons but … Continue reading Rizin Is Dying: Here’s How We Fix It

Japanese Kickboxing God Takeru Injures Hand

The Japanese kickboxing God; that is Takeru Segawa has sadly been taken out of face punching action due to a hand tendon. Current estimates are saying that he will return in August, but like everything in combat sports, take this with a grain of salt. Takeru (38-1) is something of a living, breathing anime super-villain. On one hand Takeru is; to quote Joe Rogan, “One of the most violent motherfu**ers on earth”. He fights with a reckless hay-makery, swingy style and seeks to knock his opponent to ether with every blow. It’s almost comical to watch him fight as when … Continue reading Japanese Kickboxing God Takeru Injures Hand