Completed MMA Event

RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2016: Final Round

RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2016
  • Saturday 12.31.2016 at 01:00 AM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Internet Stream
  • Promotion: RIZIN Fighting Federation
  • Tapology Accounts: RIZINFF
  • Ownership: Nobuyuki Sakakibara
  • Venue: Saitama Super Arena
  • Location: Saitama, Japan
  • Enclosure: Ring
  • TV Announcers: Joe Warren, Joe Ferraro
  • Attendance: 19,357
  • Matchmaker: Shingo Kashiwagi
  • MMA Bouts: 11
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Referees

  • Yoshinori Umeki
    Filipović vs. Aliakbari (11)Tokoro vs. Yamamoto (9)Filipović vs. Kaito (2)
  • Jason Herzog
    Kawajiri vs. Gracie (10)Kubota vs. Gujwan (8)Nguyen vs. Yamamoto (7)Saiga vs. West (6)
  • Ryogaku Wada
    Garcia vs. Hotta (5)Sakata vs. Sakurai (4)Aliakbari vs. Moldavsky (3)Nasukawa vs. Oligo (1)

Fight Predictions

Tapology members can make predictions for upcoming MMA & Boxing fights. RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2016 is closed for new predictions. 303 total members made predictions on this event, breaking down as follows below.

Leaderboard of the best predictions by member: RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2016 Leaderboard

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  • Middle Easy : Jon Jones Favors Francis Ngannou Over Anthony Joshua But Says He’d Beat ‘The Predator’
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  • MMAFighting.com : Michael Chandler hopes Alexander Volkanovski takes longer layoff after back-to-back knockout losses