Inoki Genome Fight, the MMA offshoot of Antonio Inoki’s wrestling promotion Genome, has announced the 2015 dates for the second and third events.
The first IGF MMA card will take place on April 11, 2015 at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan. The second will also be at the Ryogoku Kokugikan later in the year, August 29th.
The next year end event has also been announced. Inoki Bom Ba Ye 2015 will celebrate yet another New Years Eve at the Ryogoku Kokugikan.
It was recently announced that IGF Heavyweight Champion Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic had been re-signed by the UFC. IGF is considering a format to set up the next challenge for the now vacant title, which was first held by Olympic Judoka Satoshi Ishii. Among the heavyweights participating in the division of IFG are
ONE FC Lightweight Champion Shinya Aoki was announced to take part in his first pro wrestling match against Kendo Kashin, a professional wrestler who has competed in MMA, notably defeating Ryan Gracie in PRIDE. The match will take place during Genome 32 on February 20th.