Category Archives: Deep

ROAD FC Japan Trials: DEEP matchups Okano vs Shimoishi, Luiz vs Eto

ROAD FC Japan Trials: DEEP matchups Okano vs Shimoishi, Luiz vs Eto ROAD FC Japan Trials: DEEP matchups Okano vs Shimoishi, Luiz vs Eto   For immediate release: February, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship is proud to share the official match ups for the Japan Trials in DEEP for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”. DEEP Fighting Championship will host the Japan Trials for the ROAD FC $1 Million Tournament during DEEP Osaka Impact 2017 on March 20. The four fighters who will be vying for seeded entry in the 16-man tournament are four of DEEP’s most competitive fighters. The match ups were drawn on February 12, during the DEEP Future King Tournament. The winners will fight each other later in the same night. Match A: Okano Yuki vs Shimoishi Kota Okano Yuki (12-8-1, Mach Dojo) was a long time welterweight contender who made his...

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ROAD FC Japan Trials: DEEP announces the four participants for the single night tournament

ROAD FC Japan Trials: DEEP announces the four participants for the single night tournament ROAD FC Japan Trials: DEEP announces the four participants for the single night tournament February 7, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship is proud to share the participants of the Japan Trials in DEEP for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”. DEEP Fighting Championship has announced it will host the Japan Trials for the ROAD FC $1 Million Tournament during DEEP Osaka Impact 2017 on March 20. The four fighters who will be vying for seeded entry in the 16-man tournament are four of DEEP’s most competitive fighters. Shimoishi Kota (17-4, BLOWS) is a brawler with ground skills who has proved his ability in Shooto and DEEP. Since 2013, Kota’s only loss was a decision in a title match to DEEP Champion Satoru Kitaoka. His most recent turnout was a...

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Champions Rise From the DEEP at WSOF-GC 4

Champions Rise From the DEEP at WSOF-GC 4 WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING – GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP Champions Rise From the DEEP at WSOF-GC 4 — Nakamura, Otsuka, and Iminari Crowned — Fight Was Held on December 17th at Differ Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan TOKYO, JAPAN  December 17, 2016  World Series of Fighting – Global Championship (WSOF-GC) concluded WSOF-GC 4 DEEP VS GLOBAL, a co-promoted event with their Japanese affiliate, DEEP Fighting Championships. WSOF-GC and DEEP certainly did not disappoint the crowd and online viewers, by presenting a thrilling night which contained 18 bouts and three new champions were crowned. WSOF-GC’s main event ended was THE REMATCH between former competitors, United States’ Lawrence DiGiulio (18-8-1) and Japan’s Yusaku Nakamura (14-4-1). Neither fighter disappointed onlookers as they both delivered another Fight of the Night performance. They both fought to a split decision victory back in February, and...

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WSOF GC 4 DEEP VS GLOBAL Weigh-Ins Complete – Main Event is Set!

WSOF GC 4 DEEP VS GLOBAL Weigh-Ins Complete – Main Event is Set! WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING – GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP Weigh-Ins Complete – Main Event is Set for WSOF GC 4 DEEP VS GLOBAL Fight Scheduled for December 17th at Differ Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan TOKYO, JAPAN  December 16, 2016  World Series of Fighting – Global Championship (WSOF-GC) and DEEP Fighting Championships have finished with their weigh-ins for WSOF-GC 4 DEEP VS GLOBAL. The main event between Lawrence DiGiulio (125) and Yusaku Nakamura (125) both weighed in for their flyweight title fight without incident. At a press conference held immediately after weigh-ins, both DiGiulio and Nakamura expressed their enthusiasm for tomorrow’s match up. Nakamura started off by saying, “I really enjoy testing my skills against international opponents. Lawrence gave me a very tough fight when we first fought in February. I want tough fights....

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WSOF-GC 4 DEEP VS GLOBAL Spotlight on UFC Veterans Yoshida & Kanehara at WSOFGC.COM

WSOF-GC 4 DEEP VS GLOBAL Spotlight on UFC Veterans Yoshida & Kanehara at WSOFGC.COM WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING – GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP UFC VETERANS, YOSHIYUKI YOSHIDA & MASANORI KANEHARA, SPOTLIGHTED AT WSOF-GC 4 DEEP VS GLOBAL Fight Scheduled for December 17th at Differ Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan                 TOKYO, JAPAN  December 14, 2016  World Series of Fighting – Global Championship (WSOF-GC) is rolling out a mega 18-fight card with two world title fights this Saturday, December 17, by presenting WSOF-GC 4 DEEP VS GLOBAL. The main event will feature THE REMATCH between USA’s Lawrence DiGiulio and Japan’s Yusaku Nakamura, to take place in Tokyo at Differ Ariake Arena, for the WSOF-GC Flyweight Title.  The co-main event will be for the inaugural WSOF-GC Bantamweight Title, pitting Brazil’s Fernando Vieira vs Japan’s Takafumi Otsuka. The feature match of the night is for the vacant DEEP Featherweight Championship,...

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DEEP VS GLOBAL (Otsuka vs Vieira) For Inaugural Bantamweight World Title in Japan!

DEEP VS GLOBAL (Otsuka vs Vieira) For Inaugural Bantamweight World Title in Japan! WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING – GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP DEEP VS GLOBAL (Otsuka vs Vieira) For Inaugural Bantamweight World Title in Japan!   Fight Scheduled for December 17th at Differ Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan                 TOKYO, JAPAN  December 13, 2016  World Series of Fighting – Global Championship (WSOF-GC) is rolling out a mega 18-fight card with two world title fights this Saturday, December 17, by presenting WSOF-GC 4 DEEP VS GLOBAL. The main event will feature THE REMATCH between USA’s Lawrence DiGiulio and Japan’s Yusaku Nakamura, to take place in Tokyo at Differ Ariake Arena, for the WSOF-GC Flyweight Title. The co-main event will crown the inaugural WSOF-GC Bantamweight Champion, as wrestling stand-out and DEEP Bantamweight Champion Takafumi Otsuka (21-13-2) from Japan welcomes dangerous submission grappler, Brazil’s Fernando Vieira (12-2). Otsuka has been...

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WSOF-GC 4: DEEP Legend Imanari Seeks To Reclaim Gold

WSOF-GC 4: DEEP Legend Imanari Seeks To Reclaim Gold WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING – GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP DEEP Legend Imanari Seeks To Reclaim Gold vs Nagakura at WSOF-GC 4 Fight Scheduled for December 17th at Differ Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan                   TOKYO, JAPAN  December 8, 2016  World Series of Fighting – Global Championship (WSOF-GC) will promote their next event, WSOF-GC 4 DEEP vs GLOBAL on December 17, a co-promoted event with their Japanese affiliate organization, DEEP Fighting Championships, to take place in Tokyo at Differ Ariake Arena. The feature bout leading into the night’s main event will showcase legendary DEEP and PRIDE veteran, Masakazu Imanari (34-16-2), as he steps into the Global Decagon to face off against highly touted Tatsunao Nagakura (12-5) for the vacant DEEP Featherweight Title. The 40-year old Imanari, a previous DEEP Featherweight and Bantamweight Champion, has been competing in MMA...

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Two Organizations Collide WSOF-GC 4: DEEP vs WSOF GLOBAL – Live at WSOFGC.com

Two Organizations Collide WSOF-GC 4: DEEP vs WSOF GLOBAL – Live at WSOFGC.com WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING – GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP TWO ORGANIZATIONS COLLIDE WITH WSOF-GC 4: DEEP vs WSOF GLOBAL – LIVE AT WSOFGC.COM   Fight Scheduled for December 17th at Differ Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan                   LAS VEGAS, NV  November 18, 2016  World Series of Fighting – Global Championship (WSOF-GC) is taking on all challengers by announcing a spirited event with their Japanese affiliate organization, DEEP, to take place in Tokyo at Differ Ariake Arena on December 17th. WSOF-GC 4 will focus on six international fighters colliding with DEEP’s stable of talented athletes.  Fighters will be represented from USA, Brazil, South Korea, and Northern Mariana Islands.   The anticipated main event will crown the first-ever WSOF Global Flyweight Champion, featuring a rematch of Japan’s Yusaku Nakamura (13-4-1), who previously competed for DEEP...

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WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING – GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE JAPANESE PARTNERSHIP WITH DEEP FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS

WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING – GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE JAPANESE PARTNERSHIP WITH DEEP FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING – GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE JAPANESE PARTNERSHIP WITH DEEP FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS                 TOKYO, JAPAN  June 25, 2016  In a surprise announcement this afternoon at Hotel Sun Route Plaza Shinjuku, DEEP Fighting Championships President, Shigeru Saeki, announced during his press conference an exclusive partnership with World Series of Fighting – Global Championship (WSOF-GC). This deal also carries over to the other DEEP brands, to include Cage Impact and JEWELS. DEEP will be the one and only exclusive partner for WSOF Global inside Japan, as WSOF Global will be the one and only exclusive partner for DEEP outside of Japan, with the exception of the existing partnership already in place with Invicta Fighting Championships. One of the interesting items about this new relationship points towards WSOF-GC qualifiers, as well as a potential...

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