Category: Heavyweight Division

Barbara Nepomuceno’s coach: “We have asked to fight Gabi Garcia many times but Gabi has always said no”

Augusto Nasser, the head coach to WGP super-middleweight kickboxing champion, Barbara Nepomuceno, claims that Gabi Garcia has flat out refused to accept a fight against his athlete on several occasions. Continue reading “Barbara Nepomuceno’s coach: “We have asked to fight Gabi Garcia many times but Gabi has always said no””

Destanie Yarbrough on Katya Kavaleva: “Just because she is tall doesn’t mean she’s good”

Kickboxing world champion Katya Kavaleva recently announced she is making a transition to mixed martial arts. The 6’5 heavyweight fighter has been posting several training videos on her social media pages as of late and is receiving a lot of hype from the media and fans. Many Continue reading “Destanie Yarbrough on Katya Kavaleva: “Just because she is tall doesn’t mean she’s good””

RIZIN FF heavyweight Lei’D Tapa stuns in sexy photo shoot teasers, take a look

Heavyweight contender Lei’D Tapa recently took part in a photo shoot which has certainly got the fans excited. The RIZIN FF star has released several behind-the-scenes snaps, as well as a video, for the public. (Scroll down to take a look at them). Continue reading “RIZIN FF heavyweight Lei’D Tapa stuns in sexy photo shoot teasers, take a look”

RIZIN FF president Nobuyuki Sakakibara issues statement on Garcia VS Gagloeva incident, confirms plans for rematch

Last weekend’s RIZIN Fighting Federation 6 event was hit with controversy when it came to the women’s heavyweight fight between number-one ranked Gabi Garcia and Russian boxing champ, Oxana Gagloeva. Continue reading “RIZIN FF president Nobuyuki Sakakibara issues statement on Garcia VS Gagloeva incident, confirms plans for rematch”

Heavyweight contender Erica Grover: Gabi Garcia’s ‘derogatory’ remarks ‘reflects poorly’ on our sport

Heavyweight contender Erica Grover is not happy with the way Gabi Garcia handled last weekend’s accidental eye-poke situation at RIZIN Fighting Federation 6. She feels as though the Brazilian has lacked class in her responses, as well as reflecting badly on the sport. Continue reading “Heavyweight contender Erica Grover: Gabi Garcia’s ‘derogatory’ remarks ‘reflects poorly’ on our sport”