Bob Sapp vs. Akebono ll Announced For Rizin Debut Event

With their first fight over a decade old, Rizin FF has announced that Bob Sapp vs. Akebono face off again at their inaugural event next month.

The first time Sapp and Akebono went toe to toe, it was an obvious ratings winner in Japan, which Rizin promotion led by pro wrestling and PRIDE legend Nobuhiko Takada is banking on for this year.

Sapp vs. Akebono joins a card headlined by Fedor Emelianenko’s MMA return fight against an opponent that has yet to be announced on New Year’s Eve in Japan.

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