Learn how the preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games are going

The International Olympic Committee ( IOC ), the Japanese Olympic Committee ( JOC ) and the government of Japan have tried to assure the Japanese public that the Tokyo Olympics, scheduled to take place between July 23 and August 8, will be held despite the uncertainties regarding the risks of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The announcements come after the Olympic Games - postponed by the coronavirus - lose more popular support for its realization.
Two surveys conducted in July showed that the majority of the population thought the event should be postponed again or canceled, while a survey released in December by the national broadcaster NHK revealed that only 27% of respondents supported the Games in 2021.
And in a national poll conducted by Kyodo News on Sunday (Jan. 10), about 35% of people said they were in favor of total cancellation, while about 45% said the event should be postponed a second time. .
Despite this, Tokyo 2020 organizers said another postponement is out of the question and insist that the Games will continue despite the state of emergency declared in the greater Tokyo area last week due to the increase in Covid-19 cases. 
They gave some details and said that the detailed plans will be revealed in the spring. 
What we can say is that - if they are held at all - athletes can expect these games to be very different from the previous ones due to the pandemic.
Yoshiro Mori, chairman of the Tokyo 2020 Games Organizing Committee, said in an online lecture given by the same news agency Kyodo News on Tuesday (12), that it will be necessary to wait until March to find out whether the fans, local or foreign fans will be allowed.
There is still a dilemma involving the immunization of athletes: the IOC declared that vaccination will not be mandatory, but local organizers want countries to refer participants who have already been vaccinated.
Exemptions that allow foreign athletes to train in Japan before the Olympic Games are suspended until February 7, the date scheduled for the end of the coronavirus state of emergency in the capital, Tokyo, and other major cities.
For his part, Prime Minister of Japan Yoshihide Suga declared last week that his country is committed to holding a "safe" Olympics.
Supporters of a new postponement of the Olympics rely on the fact that the Olympic Games used to be held with the Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Subsequently, these were divided with the Winter and Summer Games every 2 years. 
If the Tokyo Games are postponed to 2022, the Olympic Games will have the Winter and Summer Games back in the same year. This may be better in the long run, out of necessity.
It is worth remembering that Japan has a population of 126 million.
* Text from the collaborator Oriosvaldo Costa. | Written in 15 / 01 / 2021
Pictured above: An opinion poll revealed a drop in support for hosting the Tokyo Olympics this year. ( Credits | Courtesy : ( C ) AFP | Disclosure ).
Below : Tokyo Restaurant Region as of January 15, 2021. ( Credits | Courtesy : ( C ) Kim Kyung-Hoon | ( C ) Reuters ).
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Check out the Deep 20 Impact 100th anniversary card on February 21 in Japan

Deep 100 Impact is scheduled for February 21st at TDC Hall, in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan. The event will serve as a celebration of the 20th anniversary of what is one of the most traditional MMA promotions in the 'land of the Rising Sun'. The franchise's inaugural show took place in 2001 with Royler Gracie facing Takehiro Murahama in the main event.
The event will take place in front of a limited 'live' audience, although restrictions may become stricter if Covid-19's situation in Japan continues to worsen.
The 'main event' (and therefore “main event”) will be a fight between Satoru Kitaoka and Juri Ohara.
Satoru Kitaoka (42-21-10) is one of the most experienced fighters in the category. The 40-year-old veteran has not experienced victory in two years and comes from defeats in his last four fights.
For his part, Juri Ohara (27-18-3) comes from consecutive wins at Deep 95 and Rizin 22. He fought for the promotion lightweight title twice, but was defeated by Koji Takeda on both occasions.
The 'co-main event' (or 'co-main event') will bring Yuki Motoya against Shoji Maruyama.
Motoya (26-9-0-1) was submitted by Naoki Inoue in the first round of his fight at Rizin's 'New Year's Eve' show, franchise for which he has made regular appearances in recent years. Motoya is also a title holder for Deep.
Maruyama (18-13-1) also comes from a Rizin 'card' loss, although not so recent. The former “King of Pancrase” in the lightweight division was defeated by Kai Asakura at Rizin 24.
This commemorative 'card' from Deep will also bring a fight in the absolute category (that is, without weight limit) between Hideki Sekine (8-5) against Seigo Mizuguchi (14-18).
In other programming fights, Muay Thai star Shunsuke Miyabi will make his MMA debut against Hiroya (4-6-1), while Kosuke Terashima (16-16-5) will face Shuhei Higashi (12-5-1).
Highlight for the women's fight in the flyweight division, in which Shizuka Sugiyama ( 19-6-0-1 ), who is coming off a streak of three consecutive victories - the last one over Mika Arai at Deep Jewels 29 - will face Aoi Kuriyama (2 -1 ), athlete coming off a decision win over Yuko Oya at Deep Jewels 30. Kuriyama made his professional debut in MMA in 2009 and all three of his fights were at distance. 
The featherweight champion of the promotion, Juntaro Ushiku (18-7-1), will also be in action at Deep 100 Impact, but will not put his title on the line. He will face 40-year-old fighter Daisuke Nakamura (29-19-1), a former Deep lightweight champion who, like his opponent, comes from a victory at Deep 97.
Still in featherweight, Daiki Hata (20-13-6) will face Kouya Kanda (6-3).
The duels between Rikiya Matsuzawa vs Sho Sekihara, Daichi Abe vs Gota Yamashita, Tomohiro Adaniya vs Takashi Matsuba, Yusuke Hatakeyama vs Ayumu Yamamoto, Taisei Nishitani vs Yuto Inoue and Rei Tsuruya vs Tatsuki Okano complete the lineup comprising a total of 14 MMA fights .
Deep 100 Impact
February 21rd, 2021
TDC Hall
Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
Satoru Kitaoka vs Juri Ohara 
Yuki Motoya vs. Shoji Maruyama 
Hideki Sekine vs Seigo Mizuguchi 
Shunsuke Miyabi vs Hiroya 
Kosuke Terashima vs Shuhei Higashi 
Shizuka Sugiyama vs Aoi Kuriyama 
Join Ushiku x Daisuke Nakamura 
Daiki Hata x Kouya Kanda 
Rikiya Matsuzawa x Sho Sekihara 
Daichi Abe x Gota Yamashita 
Tomohiro Adaniya vs Takashi Matsuba
Yusuke Hatakeyama vs Ayumu Yamamoto 
Taisei Nishitani vs Yuto Inoue 
Rei Tsuruya vs Tatsuki Okano
* Text from the collaborator Oriosvaldo Costa. | Written in 11 / 01 / 2021
Photo: 40-year-old veteran Satoru Kitaoka is one of the pioneers of MMA in Japan. He will be in action at Deep 100 Impact. ( Credits | Courtesy : ( C ) Deep Impact | ( C ) Gong Fighting | Disclosure ).

We summarize the calendar for the 2021 season of MMA and Kickboxing tournaments in Japan

Some sites specializing in martial arts in general have a tournament schedule page, but not all promotions are listed. Usually only the biggest events are included, and the smaller franchises are left out.
Taking advantage of the fact that many promoters in Japan have already announced their annual schedule for 2021, we decided to make a summary of each promoter's tournaments in the year that now begins. We will try to update the list as soon as there are additional ads and these are sure to be many. 
As an example, we mention the organization Pancrase, which has not yet released its competition calendar for this season.
The information will be mainly about MMA, Kickboxing and Telecatch (or Puroresu) competitions, modalities that are real fever in the 'land of the Rising Sun'.
A curiosity is that Korakuen Hall, sacred temple of martial arts in Japan, will return to be the main stage of the MMA tournaments in the country in 2021.
We take this opportunity to remind you that some competitions may be postponed or even canceled, due to the pandemic of the new coronavirus, in some cases. In addition, this calendar is subject to change, for other reasons, beyond our knowledge.
Still, we recommend that you keep this calendar close at hand, as a kind of tournament guide that year, which promises many punching events in the country classified as the “world capital of martial arts”.
04/01 (Mon) ACF [Osaka City Konohana Ward Ikkyu Hall]
10/01 (Sun) Japan Kick [Korakuen Hall]
11/01 (holiday) REBELS [Shinjuku Face] 01/17
17/01 (Sun) INNOVATION [Convex Okayama]
17/01 (Sun) RISE [Shinjuku Face]
23/01 (Sat) Krush [Korakuen Hall]
24/01 (Sun) K-1 [Yoyogi Stadium Daiichi Gymnasium] * Postponed
24/01 (Sun) WARDOG [Osaka World Pavilion]
30/01 (Sat) RISE [Korakuen Hall]
31/01 (Sun) Minerva [Texpia Osaka]
31/01 (Sun) DEEP ☆ KICK [Texpia Osaka]
31/01 (Sun) MA Kick [Korakuen Hall]
31/01 (Sun) Shooto [New Pier Hall]
07/02 (Sun) GLADIATOR [Osaka 176box]
07/02 (Sun) Shoot Boxing [Korakuen Hall]
12/02 (Fri) NJKF [Korakuen Hall]
13/02 (Sat) Krush [GEN Sports Palace]
14/02 (Sun) Kyushu Pro Kick Boxing [Fukuoka]
20/02 (Sat) NKB [Korakuen Hall]
21/02 (Sun) DEEP [TDC Hall]
21/02 (Sun) NJKF [Osaka City Sumiyoshi District Center]
23/02 (Tuesday) RISE [Korakuen Hall]
24/02 (Wednesday) NO KICK NO LIFE [Shibuya TSUTAYA O-EAST]
27/02 (Sat) Krush [Korakuen Hall]
28/02 (Sun) MEGA2021 [Tokyo Dome]
28/02 (Sun) REBELS [Korakuen Hall]
28/02 (Sun) RISE [Yokohama Arena]
07/03 (Sun) DEEP JEWELS [Korakuen Hall]
13/03 (Sat) KNOCK OUT [Korakuen Hall]
14/03 (Sun) KROSS × OVER [Saitama Ikos Ueo]
14/03 (Sun) RIZIN [Tokyo Dome]
20/03 (Sat) Shooto [Korakuen Hall]
21/03 (Sun) Bigbang [Korakuen Hall]
21/03 (Sun) K-1 [Tokyo Garden Theater]
27/03 (Sat) KNOCK OUT [Shinjuku Face]
27/03 (Sat) Krush [Korakuen Hall]
28/03 (Sun) RISE [Korakuen Hall]
28/03 (Sun) Japan Kick [Shinjuku Face]
11/04 (Sun) GOOD [Yokohama Osanbashi Hall]
17/04 (Sat) RISE [Korakuen Hall]
23/04 (Fri) Krush [Korakuen Hall]
24/04 (Sat) NKB [Korakuen Hall]
25/04 (Sun) KNOCK OUT [Korakuen Hall]
02/05 (Sun) NKB [Osaka Joto District Citizens Center]
09/05 (Sun) Japan Kick [Korakuen Hall]
16/05 (Sun) Shooto [Korakuen Hall]
23/05 (Sun) RISE [Korakuen Hall]
28/05 (Fri) KNOCK OUT [Korakuen Hall]
30/05 (Sun) GOOD [Shinjuku Face]
30/05 (Sun) Krush [Korakuen Hall]
06/06 (Sun) KROSS × OVER [Shinjuku Face]
06/06 (Sun) NJKF [Osaka City Sumiyoshi Ward Center]
06/06 (Sun) RISE [Across Fukuoka]
06/12 (Sat) KNOCK OUT [Shinjuku Face]
13/06 (Sun) Japan Kick [Chiba Ichihara Prefecture Seaside Gymnasium]
18/06 (Fri) RISE [Korakuen Hall]
19/06 (Sat) NKB [Korakuen Hall]
20/06 (Sun) Shooto [Melparc Hall OSAKA]
25/06 (Friday) Krush [Korakuen Hall]
27/06 (Sunday) NJKF [Korakuen Hall]
04/07 (Sun) GOOD [Yokohama Osanbashi Hall]
17/07 (Sat) RISE [Korakuen Hall]
18/07 (Sun) KNOCK OUT [Korakuen Hall]
24/07 (Sat) Krush [Korakuen Hall]
25/07 (Sun) Shooto [Korakuen Hall]
08/08 (Sun) GOOD [Shinjuku Face]
21/08 (Sat) Krush [Korakuen Hall]
22/08 (Sun) KNOCK OUT [Shinjuku Face]
22/08 (Sun) Japan Kick [Korakuen Hall]
29/08 (Sun) Bigbang [Korakuen Hall]
12/09 (Sun) RISE [Korakuen Hall]
19/09 (Sun) NJKF [Korakuen Hall]
20/09 (Sun) Shooto [Korakuen Hall]
24/09 (Fri) Krush [Korakuen Hall]
25/09 (Sat) KNOCK OUT [Korakuen Hall]
26/09 (Sun) BOM [Ota Ward General Gymnasium]
16/10 (Sat) NKB [Korakuen Hall]
22/10 (Fri) RISE [Korakuen Hall]
29/10 (Fri) KNOCK OUT [Korakuen Hall]
31/10 (Sun) Krush [Korakuen Hall]
Bigbang (between October and November) [TDC Hall]
07/11 (Sun) GOOD [Yokohama Osanbashi Hall]
07/11 (Sun) NJKF [Korakuen Hall]
20/11 (Sat) Krush [Korakuen Hall]
21/11 (Sun) Japan Kick [Korakuen Hall]
23/11 (holiday) Shooto [Korakuen Hall]
28/11 (Sun) KNOCK OUT [Korakuen Hall]
11 / (date to be defined) Shooto [Osaka]
11/12 (Sat) NKB [Korakuen Hall]
12/12 (Sun) RISE [Korakuen Hall]
18/12 (Sat) Krush [Korakuen Hall]
26/12 (Sun) Bigbang [Korakuen Hall]
12 / (date to be defined) KNOCK OUT [TBD]
* Text from the collaborator Oriosvaldo Costa. | Written in 10 / 01 / 2021
Photo : Korakuen Hall, the sacred temple of martial arts in Japan, will once again be the main stage of MMA tournaments in the country in 2021. ( Courtesy | Credits : (C) RISE | (C) Connection Japan | Disclosure ).

After the success of their 'New Year's Eve' show Rizin FF announces return to Tokyo Dome in March

Following the tradition started with the extinct Pride FC and then with other promotions in the 'land of the Rising Sun', the Japanese closed the year with yet another great mixed martial arts show and just as they have been doing since 2015, Rizin FF promoted its spectacular annual 'new year's eve' event. 
Japan's main MMA franchise currently promotes a 'card' made up of an astronomical number of 16 fights, 13 of which are MMA fights, 2 kickboxing fights and 1 fight in the 'Custom Rules Bout' format (ie, “fights with custom rules ”).
The show was in accordance with the standards established by the aforementioned Pride and this was reflected in the television numbers with 7,3% of Fuji TV's audience, recovering the same level as last year or, according to some other sources, even surpassing it. .
Rizin 26 also marked the company's return to Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The capacity of spectators was limited due to restrictions imposed by Covid-19, but the event attracted an audience of 9.908 people.
Shortly after the end of the show, it was announced that Rizin 27 will be held at Tokyo Dome on March 14, in what will be the first time that Rizin will hold an event there, which has not happened for about 17 years, since the it was Pride. 
It is worth remembering that some of the biggest events in Japanese MMA history took place at the Tokyo Dome, including Pride 1, Pride 4, Pride Grand Prix 2000, Pride Grand Prix 2000 Finals, Pride 17, Pride 23 and Pride Final Conflict 2003. All they were all held at the aforementioned baseball stadium, which has a capacity for 55.000 people.
If social distance regulations are still in place until March, at least the Tokyo Dome will allow Rizin to sell more tickets and attract a larger audience.
As for the fights of December 31, the 'main event' (and therefore “main event”) of Rizin 26 was a valid rematch for the bantamweight belt, which returned to the Japanese Kyoji Horiguchi. He faced fellow countryman Kai Asakura, who defeated him in 2019 and won the vacant title in August.
The 'co-main event' (or 'co-main event') brought us the undefeated Japanese kickboxing star, Tenshin Nasukawa. Now owner of a 28-0 “record”, he fought enough to dominate veteran Kumandoi Phetjaroenvit (158 fights) and win by unanimous decision.
In the antepenultimate fight of the program, Mikuru Asakura won another one for the family, just five weeks after he detonated Yutaka Saito, who won by unanimous decision (in Rizin 25). This time, he knocked out Satoshi Yamasu, a former DEEP champion.
Meanwhile, Japanese MMA 'living legend' Takanori Gomi defeated Koji Tanaka 'Kickboxer' by majority decision.
Also noteworthy was the performance of Ayaka Hamasaki who won the female atom weight belt (up to 49kg) by defeating Miyuu Yamamoto in the first round with a finishing technique rarely used: a scissor choke.
But the most anticipated moment of the night for the Brazilian public was the fight of the São Paulo Kleber Koike Erbst, former champion of the featherweight category of the Polish KSW tournament, who submitted Kyle Aguon, from Guam, in his debut for the franchise.
The card also served as the stage for the MMA debut of the Olympic fighter Shinobu Ota and the young “sensation” of Kickboxing Ren Hiramoto.
Rizin 26
December 31, 2020
Saitama Super Arena
Saitama, Japan
Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Kai Asakura by technical knockout at 2m48s of R1
Tenshin Nasukawa defeated Kumandoi Phetjaroenvit by unanimous decision
Mikuru Asakura defeated Satoshi Yamasu by technical knockout at 4: 20s of R1
Takanori Gomi defeated Koji Tanaka by majority decision
Ayaka Hamasaki defeated Miyuu Yamamoto via submission 1m42s from R1
Naoki Inoue defeated Yuki Motoyo via submission at 3m00s of R1
Kleber Koike defeated Kyle Aguon via submission at 4m22s of R1
Kyohei Hagiwara defeated Ren Hiramoto by technical knockout 1m29s from R2
Hideo Tokoro defeated Shinobu Ota via submission at 2: 45s of R2
Yoshinari Nadaka defeated Petmalai Phetjaroenvit by technical knockout at 2: 20s of R1
Ulka Sasaki defeated Kenta Takizawa via unanimous decision
Kanna Asakura defeated Ai Shimizu by unanimous decision
Shibatar defeated Hiroya via submission via R2
Kazuma Kuramoto defeated Taiyo Nakahara by knockout at 2m12s of R1
Tsuyoshi Sudario defeated Ikuhisa Minowa by technical knockout at 3m19s of R1
Sakura Mori vs. Eru Takebayashi ended in “No Contest”
* Text from the collaborator Oriosvaldo Costa. | Written in 03 / 01 / 2021
Photo: Kyoji Horiguchi recovered the bantamweight champion belt at Rizin 26. (Credits | Courtesy: @RIZINFF | Disclosure). 

Check out the results of the Hoost Cup Kings Nagoya 8 held over the weekend in Japan

On Sunday (December 27, 2020), the Hoost Cup Kings Nagoya 8: Nagoya Champion Carnival was held, an event that took place at the Nagoya Congress Center in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. 
The Kickboxing competition is already traditional in the 'land of the Rising Sun' and has invited foreign fighters every year, including Brazilians, but this time it was held only for fighters residing in the country, due to the pandemic of the new coronavirus (Sars-Cov-2 ), the virus responsible for Covid-19 disease. Therefore, the tournament was carried out with complete measures against new coronavirus infections at the site. At the opening ceremony, in addition to greeting Mr. Tatsuharu Doi, a video was projected on a screen with a message in Japanese from Mr. Ernesto Hoost, a former K-1 champion and creator of the competition.
In the 'main event' (or 'main event') of the 'card', the Japanese Shunsuke Oishi drew with the Thai Chachai Maki, after five rounds of a very technical Muay Thai fight.
Originally, this should have been a valid dispute for the ISKA title held by Oishi, but negotiations were difficult. Still, it was decided that it would be a sanctioned fight with Chachai, a former 'contender' at Lumpiny Stadium (in Thailand), and a fighter based in Nagoya.
After the confrontation, when the tie was officially announced, the fighters smiled and hugged each other, perhaps because of Chachai's brightness, who smiled from beginning to end, as the atmosphere was also fun, despite this being a serious fight.
The 'co-main event' (or 'co-main event') brought us a valid Kickboxing match as a rematch between P. Sor.Amnuaysirichoke and Junpei Hisai, who had fought a fierce battle two months ago. 
P. Sor.Amnuaysirichoke, also known as the “Japanese killer” and who had already won second place in the 'Hall of Fame' at Lumpiny Stadium's Muay Thai, ended up winning the Japanese by decision of the judges 3-0 (30- 26 / 30-26 / 30-25) in the battle that was realized as the return of the title of the category up to 60 kg, due to a long-term injury of the former champion Heihachi Nakajima.
It is worth remembering that despite accumulating two defeats for his rival, Junpei Hisai is still champion of the super featherweight category of JAPAN KICK INNOVATION.
The results of the “Hoost Cup Kings Nagoya 8: Nagoya Champion Carnival” include:
Hoost Cup Kings Nagoya 8: Nagoya Champion Carnival
December 27, 2020
Nagoya Congress Center 
Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Shunsuke Oishi drew with Chachai Maki after five rounds (Muay Thai) 
P. Sor.Amnuaysirichoke defeated Junpei Hisai by unanimous decision after three rounds (Kickboxing)
Sho Ogawa defeated Kenta Yamada by unanimous decision after three rounds (Kickboxing)
Shingo Yamato defeated Yuki Masui by unanimous decision after three rounds (Muay Thai)
HΛL defeated Gentaro Kai by KO / TKO (right hook) after two rounds (Muay Thai)
Shun Okubo vs Ryuta Asaoka N / A (Kickboxing)
Masashi Yamato defeated Toshiyuki Ohara by majority decision after three rounds (Muay Thai)
Yosuke Yamato defeated Masaya Jaki by unanimous decision after three rounds (Muay Thai)
Takako Mizoguchi defeated Mayumi Aoki via unanimous decision after three rounds (Kickboxing)
Hiro Yamato defeated Daisuke by KO / TKO (right hook) at 1:38 of the first round (Muay Thai)
Yukinari Takiguchi defeated Riku Yoshida by KO / TKO (knee in the body) at 1:39 of the first round (Kickboxing)
Ryuichi Nakano defeated Masanari via unanimous decision after three rounds (Kickboxing)
* Text from the collaborator Oriosvaldo Costa. | Written in 30 / 12 / 2020
Photo : The tournament was carried out with complete measures against new coronavirus infections at the site. ( Courtesy | Credits : ( C ) HOOST CUP | Disclosure ).

Check out the results of Deep Jewels 31 held over the weekend in Japan

On Saturday, December 19, 2020, Deep Jewels - the biggest female MMA show on the Asian continent today - hosted their 31st event at Shinjuku Face, in Tokyo, the capital of Japan.
South Korean Si Woo Park won her fourth consecutive victory in the 'main event' (or 'main event') of that card by beating Saori Oshima by unanimous decision in a fight in the atom weight category.
Oshima (who has been in judo for 21 years) attempted a takedown almost immediately after the 'ringing' of the gong, despite that it was Park (active in both MMA and kickboxing and who has Taekwondo as the backbone) who maintained a dominant position . However, she was unable to keep the Japanese fighter down and Oshima tried an armbar, with the South Korean escaping in the sequence. 
In the second round, Oshima again sought to take the fight to the ground while Park took advantage of his good takedown defenses, although she was penalized for kicking the fallen opponent in the head. After a reduction in points, Park fought bravely against Oshima and landed short punches while defending his new takedown attempts.
In the last round, Park was inside the Japanese fighter's guard, but even so he hit his opponent with punches when the gong sounded, ending the fight.
The reduction in points made the task of the judges more complicated. But all three voted in favor of the Korean, who improved to 4-2, while her opponent dropped to 3-2.
In the remainder of the program, Miki Motono (6-1) defeated Seika Izawa (1-1) also by decision in dispute in the strawweight.
Already in a fight valid for the flyweight category, Mika Arai (6-4) made Mikiko Shimizu (2-1) know the defeat for the first time, also after reading the judge's chart.
Check out the results of “Deep Jewels 31” which include:
Deep Jewels 31
December 19, 2020
Shinjuku Face
Tokyo, Japan
Si Woo Park defeated Saori Oshima via unanimous decision ( 28-27, 28-28 : Park, 28-28 : Park )
Seika Izawa defeated Miki Motono via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Kate Lotus beat Marina Kumagai by submission (arm-bar) at 4:33 of the first round
Mikiko Shimizu defeated Mika Arai via unanimous decision (20-18, 20-18, 19-19: Shimuzu)
Otoha Nagao defeated Mika Sakamoto via unanimous decision (20-18 x3)
Ayaka Watanabe defeated Akari Jinno by knockout (punches) at 4:56 of the first round
Moe Sasaki defeated Moeri Suda via unanimous decision (19-19: Sasaki x3)
Eru Takebayashi defeated Saki by submission (arm-bar). at 1:16 of the second round 
* Text from the collaborator Oriosvaldo Costa. | Written in 22 / 12 / 2020
Photo: Saori Oshima was defeated by Si Woo Park in the main event of the night. ( Credits | Courtesy : ( C ) Deep Jewels | ( C ) Deep Impact | ( C ) Gong Fighting | Disclosure ).

Full schedule of Professional Shooto Japan for 2021 released

The first professional MMA event in Japan, Shooto was founded by Satoru Sayama in the 80s and is the oldest sporting event in the world still active.
This week the traditional competition - which has already been classified as the "Pride of the lightweights" - released its calendar for 2021.
The complete schedule was announced by the promotion on its official Twitter account, with all the dates and locations disclosed. All events will be sponsored by Sustain. 
In total there will be eight events, seven of which will take place in Tokyo and two of them on the same day (Sunday, January 31), when the 2021 opening round will be held at the New Pier Hall with a “day tournament” and a “ another night." 
Therefore, Shooto will be in two different spaces in the country's capital, the aforementioned New Pier Hall and Korakuen Hall. The latter will host events on March 20, May 16, July 25, August 20 and November 23.
The only event scheduled to take place outside of Tokyo is scheduled for June 20. This card is reserved for Mielparc Hall in Osaka.
The same place will also receive the last 'card' of the promotion that year, next weekend, when Shooto 1220 (or Shooto 2020 Vol. 8) will be held. Yu Tanaka will face Shutaro Debana at the 'main event' (or “main event”) on the schedule.
Additional dates will be announced as soon as they are decided.
Check out the official schedule of Shooto Professional MMA Japan for 2021 sponsored by Sustain.
January 31 (Sunday) Tokyo New Pier Hall (Part 1 starts at 13 pm)
January 31 (Sunday) Tokyo New Pier Hall (Part 2 starts at 18 pm)
March 20 (Saturday / holiday) Tokyo ・ Korakuen Hall
May 16 (Sunday) Tokyo ・ Korakuen Hall
June 20 (Sunday) Osaka ・ Mielparc Hall OSAKA
July 25 (Sunday) Tokyo ・ Korakuen Hall
September 20 (Sunday) Tokyo ・ Korakuen Hall
November 23 (Tuesday / holiday) Tokyo ・ Korakuen Hall
[PS:] All Korakuen Hall tournaments will be held in the evening.
The schedule may have events added or canceled.
Tickets for the 31.1 day and night tournaments are now on sale at Eplus.
* Text from the collaborator Oriosvaldo Costa. | Written in 17 / 12 / 2020
Pictured above: All Professional Shooto Japan events in 2021 will be sponsored by Sustain. ( Credits | Courtesy : AP Kazuhiro Sakamoto | ( C ) Professional Shooto Japan | ( C ) Sustain | Disclosure ).
Below: The Professional Shooto Japan 'logo'. ( Credits | Courtesy : ( C ) Professional Shooto Japan | ( C ) Sustain | Disclosure ).
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See the results of the K-1 World GP 2020 held on December 13 in Japan

The last K-1 World GP 2020 event of the year took place on Sunday, December 13, at the Ryōgoku Kokugikan, in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan. broadcast 'live' on in Japan.
The 'main event' (or 'main event') of this 'card' was the duel between Kenta Hayashi and Gonnapar Weerasakreck who disputed the promotion's lightweight belt. Thai Gonnapar is the current "Krush" title holder (event affiliated with K-1) and has already knocked out Hayashi in the first round of Krush.82. Now, Gonnapar sought to repeat his performance against the Japanese fighter and ended up winning by majority decision. After three rounds of a fight in which both fighters gave their all and alternated good times, the Thai was crowned as the new K-63 lightweight champion (1 kg).
The 'co-main event' (or 'co-main event') on the card was a violent fight between Minuro Kimura and Abiral Ghimire. After a furious "exchange" on both sides, Ghimire - who had been examined by the doctor on three occasions over two rounds - was prevented from continuing and the referee decreed the Brazilian Minuro's victory by 'TKO'. It's worth remembering that Minuro has 10 consecutive “KO's” in K-1.
The results of the “K-1 World GP 2020 Japan” include:
K-1 World GP 2020 Japan
December 13, 2020
Ryōgoku Kokugikan
Sumida, Tokyo, Japan
Gonnapar Weerasakreck defeated Kenta Hayashi via majority decision (29-29, 30-29, 30-28) - for the lightweight title (63 kgs)
Minoru Kimura defeated Abiral Ghimire by TKO (cut) at 2:50 of the second round
Kizaemon Saiga defeated Hirotaka Urabe by disqualification (groin blow) in the second round
Yuta Murakoshi defeated Naoki Yamamoto via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Ryusei Ashizawa defeated Kotaro Shimano by TKO (three knockdown rule) at 3:00 in the second round
Taio Asahisa defeated Hikaru Hasumi by knockout (kick to the head) at 1:48 of the third round
Daizo Sasaki defeated Tetsuya Yamato via unanimous decision (30-29, 30-29, 30-28)
Shuji Kawarada defeated Fumiya Osawa by split decision after an extra round (10-9, 9-10, 10-9)
Hiromi Wajima defeated Yuhei Fujioka by TKO (three knockdown rule) at 2:03 of the first round
Gunji Taito defeated Yusho Kamemoto by knockout (punch) at 1:54 of the second round
Junki Sasaki defeated Riamu by unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26, 30-26)
Fukashi Mizutani defeated Hayato Suzuki by knockout (punch) at 0:09 of the second round
Shinya Uemura defeated Meisam Eshghi by knockout (punches) at 2:55 of the first round
Rei Inagaki beat Hideki by TKO (three knockdown rule) at 1:23 of the third round
Natsuki Kitamura beat Seiya by KO at 0:33 of the first round
Eiki Kurata defeated Yuki Toyoda by TKO (three knockdown rule) at 2:57 of the second round
Yuta Matsuyama defeated Masashige Umeda by knockout (punches) at 0:31 of the first round
* Text from the collaborator Oriosvaldo Costa. | Written in 15 / 12 / 2020
Pictured above: Brazilian fighter Minoru Kimura has 10 consecutive “KO's” in K-1. ( Courtesy | Credits : ( C ) K-1 Japan Group | ( C ) M-1 Sports Media | Disclosure ).
Below: The Thai Gonnapar is the new lightweight champion (63 kgs) of K-1. ( Courtesy | Credits : ( C ) K-1 Japan Group | ( C ) M-1 Sports Media | Disclosure ).
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Beauty and Spa Day

Beauty & Spa Day

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On May 8, 2021, (holiday GOOD WEEK Japan) Saturday in Kariya City, Kariya Industrial Promotion Center. An event for women was held. MOTHERS DAY EVENT Beauty & Spa Day, organization of the Sierra School JBHA (Japan Brazilian Holistic Association) coordinated by Mônica Kawai, responsible director and Sandra Celusa, member of the organizer of the school.

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the slogan “You Most Beautiful Woman”.

Aimed at presenting professionals of holistic therapies and oriental aesthetics, they demonstrated their talent with a brief explanation and practice of their techniques.

The event's objective is to provide a special day for moms to look more beautiful for their special day with all the care and affection they deserve.

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Thinking about how important women are and all the dedication they dedicate every day, we created a special menu for the Beauty Day Spa

Facial treatment.

Body Treatment.

Aromatherapy Body Care.

Moroccan Roses Exfoliation.

Cone Therapy.

Spa Foot (Fodal Reflexology).


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Spa candle Massage.

Hot Stones.

Thai Massage.

Bamboo Therapia.

Herbal compresses.

Facial Gua Sha.

Tok Sen.


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We had a demonstration by Therapists and Massage Therapists: Pilar Miranda Noda and Ana Paula Sekiguchi.

Pilar Miranda Noda featured among her works the cone therapy that she also teaches in the Spanish language, at the Ana Paula Sekiguchi school, she presented, among her works, her aromatic productions of personalized cosmetology of products and handcrafted decorations of dehydrated natural flowers.

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The Holistic Therapists graduated from the Aromatherapy courses applied in foot reflexology technique Rosana Hirano, David Urbina and Renilde Kanekiyo were also present at the Aromatherapy Body Care course. Rosângela Shine Bolzani and Marcia Yamauti were honored despite not being present with the decoration made in honor to graduates with the theme of India and the heart of healing with the highlight of the book Ancient Secrets by a master healer who inspired holistic studies and ethics. Special participation of Angelica Hayassaka beautician and holistic therapist from Kanagawa Yokosuka with the highlight of Aromatherapy and Aroma therapy with the principles of oriental techniques and healthy beauty.

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Nobuyuki Sakakibara shows interest for Anderson Silva to fight MMA in Japan

After being rejected by numerous promotions, including ONE Championship, PFL, Bellator and BKFC, Anderson Silva - now a 'free agent' - will be able to continue in active duty, not least because the former middleweight champion (84 kg) of the UFC hasn't nailed his retirement yet and left open the chance to do some more MMA fights.
This weekend, it was reported by journalists of the size of Drake Riggs (MyMMANews) and Jake Nichols (TheBodyLockMMA), among others from media specializing in mixed martial arts around the world, that Rizin FF founder and president, Nobuyuki Sakakibara, expressed interest in helping Anderson Silva “fulfill his wishes” and “start the final chapter of his career in Japan”.
- “I have great memories of Anderson Silva at the time of Pride and in my personal opinion I think his career has skyrocketed in Japan. I heard that Japan also has a special place in his heart. I really feel like I would like to help him fulfill his wishes out of respect for what he has achieved and what he has done for our sport. I haven't talked to him yet, but I would like to know if we can find something that makes sense for him to start his final chapter in Japan. ”- declared Sakakibara, in an interview with the MyMMANews website.
On the other hand, commentators from Matthew Wells, Ant Walker and Patrick Auger are of the opinion that although Sakakibara has expressed an interest in helping Anderson finish his career in Japan, this does not necessarily mean that Silva will fight at Rizin, although they are unanimous in saying who would like to see you fight in the 'land of the Rising Sun'.
During his peak, Silva was widely considered to be the best pound for pound fighter on the planet. He recorded 16 consecutive UFC victories and held the organization's middleweight title for seven years.
But with just one win in his last nine fights, Silva's stock has dropped. He comes from defeat to Urijah Hall at UFC Vegas 12 in what was the last fight of his contract.
Silva fought five times for Pride FC, winning three of those fights. He has also appeared twice on Shooto's cards, but has not fought in Japan since 2004.
But what about you, dear reader? Would you like to see Anderson Silva end his career fighting in Japan? Do you believe this will happen? Let us know your opinion in the comments below.
* Text from the collaborator Oriosvaldo Costa. | Written in 29 / 11 / 2020
Photo: Nobuyuki Sakakibara would like Anderson Silva to end his career fighting MMA in Japan. (Courtesy | Credits: (C) Jake Nichols | (C) The Body Lock MMA | @RIZINFF | Publicity ).

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