On This Day In History

Pride 34: Kamikaze

On April 8, 2007 Pride Fighting Championships hosted their final event at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Pride was sold to Zuffa later.

Heavyweight Yoshihiro Nakao def. Edson Drago Submission (neck crank) 1 9:51
Heavyweight Eric Esch def. Zuluzinho Submission (americana) 1 2:35
Middleweight Makoto Takimoto def. Zelg Galesic Submission (kimura) 1 5:40
Heavyweight Gilbert Yvel def. Akira Shoji TKO (punches) 1 3:04
Heavyweight James Thompson def. Don Frye TKO (punches) 1 6:23
Lightweight Shinya Aoki def. Brian Lo-A-Njoe Submission (armbar) 1 1:33
Heavyweight Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou def. Ricardo Arona KO (punch) 1 1:59
Heavyweight Jeff Monson def. Kazuyuki Fujita Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 6:47

COVID-19 aka Corona Virus related cancellations

ONE Championship event and UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Harris

News

Gabi Garcia in a recent Instagram live stream stated that she had a fight scheduled for this month. However, due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation that match is currently in limbo if not cancelled.

Dana White in a recent interview announced that he is currently in the process of securing a private island to fly international fighters to for future matches.

-The next four UFC events according to several news sources including MMAFighting.com will take place at the Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino. This will take place due to the fact that the Tachi Palace is on the Santa Rosa Rancheria which is the Native American reservation home of the Tachi-Yokut Tribe.

Previews

Tylko Jeden: Odcinek 6

Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki will be hosting an event in Warsaw, Poland on Friday, April 10, 2020 that will be broadcast on an as yet unannounced site:

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WTKF: Ustinov Team vs Romankevich Team

The World Total Combat Federation promotion will be hosting an event at the Fight House in Minsk, Belarus on Saturday, April 11, 2020 online:

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Future FC 12

Future Fighting Championships or Future MMA will be hosting an event at in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sunday, April 12, 2020 that will be broadcast online:

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