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Latest Rizin fight card and rumors for April 17 return to Japan

After making its mixed martial arts (MMA) debut to kick off the New Year, RIZIN Fighting Federation returns to the "Land of the Rising Sun" with a stacked line up of local and international talent, including former PRIDE smashing machine Wanderlei Silva, as well as ex-UFC "Superstar" Daron Cruickshank. And let's not forget female grappling sensation Gabi Garcia!

Rizin FF

Event: Top Presents RIZIN Fighting Federation I
Date: Sun., April 17, 2016, via FUJI TV and SPIKE TV
Location: Nippon Gaishi Hall in Nagoya, Japan

Main Event:

Grappling Tag Team Match: Wanderlei Silva and Kiyoshi Tamura vs. Kazushi Sakuraba and Hideo Tokoro

Fight Card:

155 lbs.: Daron Cruickshank vs. Shinji Sasaki
265 lbs.: Chris Barnett vs. Kirill Sidelnikov
180 lbs. (Catch Weight): Hisaki Kato vs. Yuta Watanabe
265 lbs.: Kazuyuki Fujita vs. Jiri Prochazka
125 lbs.: Allan Nascimento vs. Yuki Motoya
Open Weight: Gabi Garcia vs. Anna Malyukova
216 lbs. (Catch Weight): Jaideep Singh vs. Teodoras Aukstuolis
205 lbs.: Vadim Nemkov vs. Karl Albrektsson

For much more on the upcoming Rizin FF event click here.

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