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RUFF Journey preview: Episode 6

on 27 December 2012 Tags: Rodrigo Caporal, RUFF, RUFF Journey, Super Fight, Wu HaoTian

Lightweights Rodrigo Caporal and Wu HaoTian star in the sixth episode of RUFF Journey ahead of their matchup at RUFF 5. Rodrigo Caporal, 29, is a world champion Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt based in Hong Kong, who is looking for his third straight win inside the RUFF cage, while Wu HaoTian is making his RUFF debut in front of his hometown Hohhot crowd. Caporal comes from humble beginnings in Ca......

RUFF athletes on cutting weight in Chinese MMA

on 19 October 2012 Tags: cutting weight, Irshaad Sayed, Robert Sothmann, Rodrigo Caporal, RUFF 6, Sandro da Silva, Wang Guan, weigh in

Long accepted as part of combat-sports culture, weight cutting, the process by which athletes lose excess weight in order to compete in a lighter division, has only become commonplace in China within the last three years.Cutting weight, and the rehydration period that follows, allows fighters the ability to carry more mass into the cage, and has given Chinese MMA athletes the same competitive adva......

More from RUFF 5 and MMA H.E.A.T.: Post-fight interviews

on 09 October 2012 Tags: Liu PingYuan, MMA H_E_A_T_, Rodrigo Caporal, RUFF5, Wang Guan

In cooperation with RUFF, MMA H.E.A.T. recently posted a series of post-fight interviews with several winners from RUFF 5’s September event in Inner Mongolia. Liu PingYuan, who is currently riding a three-fight win streak, which includes a “Submission of the Night” performance, speaks after his hard-fought split decision win over Zhang MeiXuan. Rising star Wang Guan, who remains undefeated in......

Fighter Spotlight: Rodrigo Caporal

on 05 September 2012 Tags: Fighter Spotlight, Fighters, Rodrigo Caporal

Rodrigo Caporal is a creature of habit. A Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world champion and a black belt alumnus of the world-renowned Atos Academy, Caporal lives and breathes BJJ and MMA, constantly training for his shot to become RUFF’s, and China’s, first lightweight champion. Courteous and polite, wearing a constant grin outside the cage, Caporal, 29, transforms into a focused gladiator every time he ste......

Ranik Ultimate Fighting Returns to Chongqing for RUFF 3

on 27 February 2012 Tags: China MMA, Chongqing, Rodrigo Caporal, RUFF 3, RUFF China, Zhang LiPeng

Having already taken Chinese Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) to new heights in 2011 with a string of successful events, the Ranik Ultimate Fighting Federation (RUFF) is raising the bar in 2012, and will return to Chongqing, China for RUFF 3, our most impressive event to date, on Saturday, March 24th at the Chongqing Indoor Stadium.......

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linkanyway

linkanyway

04. April, 2014 |

great fight!!!

dapeopleschamp

dapeopleschamp

22. October, 2012 |

RUFF puts on some good fights. Send a fighter to the UFC

theone

theone

22. October, 2012 |

I like how your fight cards always have blood on them. nice touch

little eval

little eval

22. October, 2012 |

The main event is sick. I'd put my money on that Thai kid any day of the week. Yeah, Brazilians are tough, but every third one of them is...

theone

theone

22. October, 2012 |

Wang Guan has less votes than da Silva? What's up with that? Gotta show some love for my Chinese brotha! He's gonna whoop that ass again...

Masshole

Masshole

04. April, 2011 |

I'm a looking and I'm a liking.
Check out that tall drink of water on the far left.

killer kane

killer kane

28. February, 2011 |

Tie Quan straight up demolished Reinhardt with that nasty guillotine choke; boy's got skills for sure.