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Eight Man Flyweight Tournament to Get Underway at VTJ 4th on February 23 (Video Preview)

Eight Man Flyweight Tournament to Get Underway at VTJ 4th on February 23 (Video Preview)

The first VTJ (Vale Tudo Japan) card of 2014 is set for Feb. 23. It features an eight-man flyweight tournament, which four of Japan’s top 125-pound fighters have already signed…

Hideo Tokoro: “I’m Ready to Fight in the UFC!”

Hideo Tokoro: “I’m Ready to Fight in the UFC!”

Despite being upset about a recent controversial decision at Japan Vale Tudo 3, Hideo Tokoro says he is ready to make the leap to the UFC. …

Megumi Fujii’s Career Comes to Disappointing End Following Eye Pokes in Retirement Fight

Megumi Fujii’s Career Comes to Disappointing End Following Eye Pokes in Retirement Fight

Megumi Fujii’s retirement fight at VTJ 3rd ended in anticlimactic fashion after two first-round eye pokes from Jessica Aguilar ultimately settled the contest.…

Jessica Aguilar is Going to Give Retiring Megumi Fujii the Best Fight of Her Career

Jessica Aguilar is Going to Give Retiring Megumi Fujii the Best Fight of Her Career

Jessica Aguilar plans to send Megumi Fujii into retirement in style. "I’m going to give her the best fight of her career and she’s going to give me that back."…

Caol Uno Added to Vale Tudo Japan’s Upcoming VTJ 3rd Fight Card

Caol Uno Added to Vale Tudo Japan’s Upcoming VTJ 3rd Fight Card

Vale Tudo Japan has announced four additional fights for the upcoming VTJ 3rd, which takes place on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Ota City General Gymnasium in Tokyo.…

Hideo Tokoro vs. Will Campuzano Headline VTJ 3rd

Hideo Tokoro vs. Will Campuzano Headline VTJ 3rd

VTJ 3rd is set for the Ota City Gymnasium in Tokyo on Oct. 3. It will be headlined by a bantamweight bout between the highly experienced Hideo Tokoro and UFC…

Women’s MMA Pioneer Megumi Fujii Announces Retirement Bout

Women’s MMA Pioneer Megumi Fujii Announces Retirement Bout

Megumi FujiiWomen’s mixed martial arts pioneer Megumi Fujii on Saturday became the latest fighter to announce her retirement.…

Shintaro Ishiwatari vs Kyoji Horiguchi Headlines Stacked Vale Tudo Japan Card This Weekend

Shintaro Ishiwatari vs Kyoji Horiguchi Headlines Stacked Vale Tudo Japan Card This Weekend

The biggest fight in Asian MMA this month is taking place in the main event of Vale Tudo Japan (VTJ) on Saturday night when top Japanese bantamweights Shintaro Ishiwatari and…

Vale Tudo Japan 1st Results: Hideo Tokoro Tops Rumina Sato; Is This the End for Megumi Fujii?

Vale Tudo Japan 1st Results: Hideo Tokoro Tops Rumina Sato; Is This the End for Megumi Fujii?

The legendary Vale Tudo Japan has returned with a vengeance. The event had fans the world over buzzing with excitement and it didn’t disappoint.…

Vale Tudo Japan Returns with Rumina Sato, Megumi Fujii, Several Other Japanese Stars

Vale Tudo Japan Returns with Rumina Sato, Megumi Fujii, Several Other Japanese Stars

What was previously held as an annual mixed martial competition from 1994-1999 in Japan, Vale Tudo Japan has become a legendary event and is now making its return.…