Category: Heavyweight Division

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”

Gabi Garcia: “We need a heavyweight belt. Many girls in my division deserve the opportunity to fight”

Heavyweight queen Gabi Garcia wants to see RIZIN Fighting Federation introduce a women’s heavyweight championship belt. She feels this would increase the number of opportunities for fighters in her division. Continue reading “Gabi Garcia: “We need a heavyweight belt. Many girls in my division deserve the opportunity to fight””

Oxana Gagloeva’s manager: “Gabi Garcia is the benchmark of a fighter who does not respect other fighters”

This past Sunday’s RIZIN Fighting Federation 6 event was hit with controversy when it comes to the women’s heavyweight fight between number-one ranked Gabi Garcia and Russian boxing champion, Oxana Gagloeva. Continue reading “Oxana Gagloeva’s manager: “Gabi Garcia is the benchmark of a fighter who does not respect other fighters””

Gagloeva’s manager: “RIZIN had no interest in Oxana’s health, she has a severely damaged cornea”

This past Sunday’s RIZIN Fighting Federation 6 event was certainly a controversial one, especially when it comes to the women’s heavyweight fight between number-one ranked Gabi Garcia and Russian boxing champion, Continue reading “Gagloeva’s manager: “RIZIN had no interest in Oxana’s health, she has a severely damaged cornea””