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

  • MMA Junkie : Heat of passion: Cain Velasquez attorney explains why preliminary hearing judges' reactions could be encouraging sign to defense
  • UFC.com : Stephen Thompson Looks Forward To A Chess Match
  • UFC.com : Kevin Holland: 'I’m Going To Knock Him Out'
  • MMA Junkie : Clay Guida's late-career goals include having most takedowns, most fights in UFC history
  • MMA Junkie : Jack Hermansson hopes Derek Brunson fight gets rebooked after UFC on ESPN 42
  • MMA Junkie : 'Wonderboy' jailed? Watch Stephen Thompson's shocking admission in face-to-face with Kevin Holland
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC Orlando full fight video: Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson defuses dangerous Vicente Luque at UFC 244
  • MMA Junkie : Bryce Mitchell says beating Ilia Topuria at UFC 282 won't help his career: 'Nobody is gonna give a sh*t'
  • MMA Junkie : MMA Junkie Radio #3316: Aspen Ladd joins the show, UFC on ESPN 42 preview, more
  • MMA Junkie : Aspen Ladd focused on 2023 PFL season but 'would gladly' fight Kayla Harrison or Larissa Pacheco
  • MMAFighting.com : Amanda Ribas explains bouncing between flyweight and strawweight: ‘I want to stay in both’
  • MMA Junkie : Jan Blachowicz: 'I don't care if I'm the underdog' against Magomed Ankalaev at UFC 282
  • MMAFighting.com : New details on slap-fighting regulations; NAC could allow knocked-out fighter to continue
  • MMA Weekly : Aljamain Sterling: ‘Henry Cejudo is the fight that’s gonna happen next’
  • MMA Junkie : UFC champ Aljamain Sterling announces Henry Cejudo 'is the fight that's gonna happen next'
  • MMAFighting.com : Brendan Loughnane reacts to Conor McGregor tweet, feels no need to have last word with Dana White
  • MMA Junkie : Ontario gaming commission bans betting on UFC fights amid concerns of impropriety
  • MMAFighting.com : Ontario commission bans betting on UFC fights due to concerns over ‘integrity requirements’
  • MMA Junkie : UFC on ESPN 42 breakdown: Expect 'strange' standup between Stephen Thompson, Kevin Holland – but also a finish
  • MMAFighting.com : Aljamain Sterling confirms Henry Cejudo as next opponent, targets March for bantamweight title fight