Saya Ito Defeats Little Tiger, Wins WPMF World Pinweight TitleSixteen-year-old “Muay Thai Genius” Saya Ito picked up the biggest victory of her 12-year career in a high-profile matchup tonight at Suk Weerasakreck 10 in Tokyo, Japan. The talented young striker defeated Ayaka “Little Tiger” Miyauchi to become the new WPMF Women’s Pinweight World Champion.

Ito, who already holds the WPMF Japan pinweight title, captured the world championship with a clear-cut Unanimous Decision victory over Miyauchi after five rounds. Also on the card, WPMF Japan Women’s Bantamweight Champion Madoka Jinnai narrowly defeated Yoko Odamaki for a third time.

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UFC Fight Night 75: "Barnett vs Nelson" Play-By-Play & ResultsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on Sunday for UFC Fight Night 75: “Barnett vs Nelson.” The event was headlined by a heavyweight bout between former UFC champion Josh “The Warmaster” Barnett and contender Roy “Big Country” Nelson.

Elsewhere on the card, Gegard “The Dreamcatcher” Mousasi battled Uriah “Primetime” Hall in the middleweight co-feature. Kyoji Horiguchi took on Chico “King” Camus at 125, and Takeya Mizugaki faced George “Money” Roop at 135. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for the main card.

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Mio Tsumura Faces Mari At Shoot Boxing 2015: The Last Bomb2015 48kg Shoot Boxing Japan Girls S-Cup Champion Mio Tsumura aims to extend her six-fight winning streak when she returns to the ring on October 3rd at Shoot Boxing 2015: “The Last Bomb” in Osaka, Japan. Tsumura clashes with J-Girls mainstay Mari in a featured 48kg matchup on the card.

Tsumura captured this year’s 48kg Girls S-Cup Japan title on August 21st when she outlasted three opponents in one night including J-Girls champion Momi Furuta in the tournament final. Mari has struggled thus far in 2015 and she was eliminated by Furuta in the Girls S-Cup Japan quarterfinal round.

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Naho Sugiyama vs Mina Kurobe Added To Deep Jewels 10 CardA second atomweight matchup has been added to the upcoming Deep Jewels 10 card, which is set to take place on November 23rd in Tokyo, Japan. Former Jewels champ Naho “Sugi Rock” Sugiyama returns to action following a year-long hiatus and battles once-beaten prospect Mina Kurobe.

Deep Jewels officials announced the fight today. Sugiyama has not fought since August 2014 when she was stopped by current Invicta FC Atomweight Champion Ayaka Hamasaki at Deep Jewels 5. Kurobe dropped a decision to reigning Deep Jewels Atomweight Champion “V.V” Mei Yamaguchi in May.

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Emi Tomimatsu Set To Face Satomi Takano At Deep Jewels 10Grappling specialist Emi Tomimatsu looks to take another step towards Deep Jewels atomweight title contention when she returns to action on November 23rd at Deep Jewels 10 in Tokyo, Japan. The former interim strawweight champion battles rising star Satomi “Sarami” Takano.

Deep Jewels officials announced the 105-pound matchup earlier this week. Tomimatsu most recently earned a quick submission win over short-notice replacement Natsuki Shimomakise at Deep Jewels 9 this past month. Takano edged out prospect Jeong Eun Park at Road FC 25 one week prior.

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Ai Takahashi Wins Eighth Straight At Shoot Boxing 2015: Act 4Former Shoot Boxing Japan Women’s Flyweight Champion Ai Takahashi extended her winning streak to eight with a dominant stoppage victory tonight at Shoot Boxing 2015: Act.4 in Tokyo, Japan. Takahashi finished Thai opponent Phetchompoo late in round two of a one-sided matchup.

In what was clearly one of her most impressive performances to date, the veteran Takahashi overwhelmed WMC champ Phetchompoo, who initiated numerous clinch battles but struggled to land anything damaging. After two standing counts, Takahashi finished the fight with a barrage of punches.

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Paige VanZant vs Joanne Calderwood Set For UFC Fight Night 80Fast-rising strawweight star “12 Gauge” Paige VanZant is set to headline her first UFC card on December 10th at UFC Fight Night 80 in Las Vegas, Nevada. VanZant battles standout striker Joanne “JoJo” Calderwood in the 115-pound main event, which will stream live on UFC Fight Pass.

VanZant signed a new deal with the UFC earlier today and she takes a big step up in competition to face Calderwood, who has won two of her three UFC fights. The UFC Fight Night 80 card also features a second women’s strawweight matchup between prospect Kailin Curran and Emily Kagan.

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Kanna Asakura Upsets Yasuko Tamada At Vale Tudo Japan 7thAtomweight prospect Kanna Asakura scored a huge victory in her third pro MMA fight tonight at Vale Tudo Japan 7th in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan. The unbeaten 17-year-old upset former Valkyrie champion and Invicta FC title challenger Yasuko “Ikuko” Tamada in a one-sided matchup on the card.

Asakura has quickly risen to become one of Japan’s most highly-touted female prospects thanks to her three straight wins under the VTJ banner. Tonight’s Unanimous Decision win over 28-fight veteran Tamada vaults the talented teen fighter into the top ten in the competitive atomweight division.

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