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

Check Out The Trailer For Rise Grand Prix

Tenshin Nasukawa; the kickboxing God is back ! Last time Mr. Nasukawa stepped into a ring he got obliterated by Floyd Maywether in an exhibition boxing match at Rizin 14. Tenshin is currently scheduled to take part in the Rise 126lb Kickboxing Grand Prix which takes place March 10th. For the uneducated in Japanese Kickboxing; let me inform you that the card looks to be one of the best of the year, with it containing an all-star alumni of Asian kickboxing legends like Rodtang Jitumagnon, Tenshin Nasukawa & Shiro. The event is also being streamed by AbemaTv, meaning we probably … Continue reading Check Out The Trailer For Rise Grand Prix