Tag Archives: Takeya Mizugaki

The Impact of Zuffa’s Asian Expansion

Zuffa is contiuing their global expansion by opening an office in China.  They have hired a lead man for the project in former NBA Asia executive Mark Fischer.  The UFC hopes to expand into the region.  They will hope for … Continue reading

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WEC 50 Taking Shape Nicely

WEC 50 is set for August 18 in Las Vegas and the event appears to be a good one. It looks to be headlined by a bantamweight title fight between champion Dominick Cruz and challenger Joseph Benavidez. Cruz won the … Continue reading

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Top Ten Fights of 2009

1. Randy Couture vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 102 2. Diego Sanchez vs. Clay Guida at TUF 9 Finale 3. Urijah Faber vs. Mike Brown 2 at WEC 41 4. Miguel Torres vs. Takeya Mizugaki at WEC 40 5. … Continue reading

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MMA Planet Bantamweight Rankings

MMA Planet Bantamweight Rankings Bantamweight 1. Brian Bowles 2. Miguel Torres 3. Masakatsu Ueda 4. Dominick Cruz 5. Takeya Mizugaki 6. Akitoshi Tamura 7. Damacio Page 8. Joseph Benavidez 9. Rani Yahya 10. Wagnney Fabiano 11.Antonio Banuelos 12. Will Ribeiro … Continue reading

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WEC Consistently Puts on Good Shows

A tip of the hat to WEC matchmaker Sean Selby and to WEC president Reed Harris. I do not have any ideas what type of numbers WEC 43 pulled in, but I have to say that I enjoyed the fights. … Continue reading

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What To Watch For In August

August is a stacked month in the sport of mixed martial arts. Even with Affliction: Trilogy being cancelled at the eleventh hour there are plenty of good fights this month. UFC 101: Declaration – August 8 A fight that will … Continue reading

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WEC Rankings

Lightweight 1. Jamie Varner 2. Donald Cerrone 3. Ben Henderson 4. Shane Roller 5. Rob McCullough 6. Marcus Hicks 7. Ed Ratcliff 8. Mushin Cobrrey 9. Alex Karalexis 10. Rich Crunkilton 11. Ricardo Lamas 12. Mike Capbell 13. Anthony Pettis … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Awards: Best Fight

Miguel Torres vs. Takeya Mizugaki at WEC 40 Mizugaki was a late replacement for Brian Bowles and he did not disappoint.  A surprisingly game opponent was the toughest fight thus far for Torres.  This two battled it out for five … Continue reading

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