RIZIN Fighting Federation will end the year with its fifth-anniversary event, RIZIN 26, at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, tonight on New Year’s Eve.
All 16 fights will stream internationally with English commentary on LIVENow. The fights will commence at 12 am ET (9 pm PT, 5 am GMT).
In the RIZIN 26 main event, Kai Asakura and Kyoji Horiguchi will go head-to-head for the second time. The pair first matched at RIZIN 18, with Asakura defeating Horiguchi by first-round TKO. Tonight, Asakura’s RIZIN Bantamweight Championship will be on the line.
In the other title fight of the night, Ayaka Hamasaki will face Miyuu Yamamoto in a RIZIN Super Atomweight Championship bout.
See below for the full fight card and details on how to watch RIZIN 26.
RIZIN 26 fight card
- Minowaman vs Sudario Tsuyoshi – 120kg RIZIN MMA Rules
- Taiyo Nakahara vs Kazuma Kuramoto – 63kg RIZIN MMA Rules
- X vs Shibatar – 63kg RIZIN MMA Rules
- Kanna Asakura vs Ai Shimizu – 49kg RIZIN MMA Rules
- Ulka Sasaki vs Kenta Takizawa – 61kg RIZIN MMA Rules
- Nadaka Yoshinari vs Phetmalai Phetjaroenvit – 50kg RIZIN Kickboxing Rules
Then join us live on our YouTube channel for the first RIZIN 26 intermission show!
- Hideo Tokoro vs Shinobu Ota – 61KG RIZIN MMA Rules
- Kyohei Hagiwara vs Ren Hiramoto – 68kg RIZIN MMA Rules
- Kyle Aguon Kleber Koike vs Kleber Koike – 67kg RIZIN MMA Rules
- Yuki Motoya vs Naoki Inoue – 61kg RIZIN MMA Rules
Then join us during our second live RIZIN 26 intermission show!
- Ayaka Hamasaki vs Miyuu Yamamoto – 49kg RIZIN Super Atomweight Championship
- Takanori Gomi vs Kouzi – RIZIN Special Standing bout Rules
- Mikuru Asakura vs Satoshi Yamasu – 68kg RIZIN MMA Rules
- Tenshin Nasukawa vs Kumandoi Phetjaroenvit – 57kg RIZIN Kickboxing Rules
- Kai Asakura vs Kyoji Horiguchi – 61kg RIZIN Bantamweight Championship
RIZIN 26 start time
RIZIN 26 will commence today at 12 am ET (9 pm PT, 5 am GMT).
The fight card will be split into three sessions as noted above in the RIZIN 26 fight card section. Why not spend the breaks with us as we discuss the fights and preview what’s to come during our live RIZIN 26 intermission shows!
How to watch RIZIN 26
All 16 fights will stream internationally with English commentary on LIVENow.
RIZIN 26 is a pay-per-view event and will cost $24.99 in the United States.
Alternatively, the PPV can be purchased for the following amounts in other countries:
- British Pounds 17.99
- Euros 19.99
- Canadian Dollars 31.99
- Australian Dollars 32.99
- New Zealand Dollars 34.99
Jake Nichols is The Body Lock's Editor in Chief. Previously, he was the MMA Editor at RealSport.