To most of us, Gabi Garcia's forthcoming Rizin fight against 52-year-old senator Shinobu Kandori sounds ridiculous and dangerous. If you’re the 52-year-old judo medalist/pro wrestler/MMA fighter in question, though, it's business as usual.
This weekend, Rizin Fighting Federation returns to Saitama Super Arena with just the kind of whacky card we've come to expect from them. You'll have a hard time watching this card from North America, so here's a rundown of the upcoming action.
It looks like Fedor Emelianenko and Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic could be rematching in September. Is this a cause for celebration, or the latest development in the ugly saga of legend-versus-legend fights?