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The CRUSHER Project #2! Trip To Hosei University


In the second event of “The CRUSHER Project” Kawajiri went to Hosei University in Tokyo. In the first part of his visit, he spoke in one of the university lecture rooms about why he got into MMA, his preparations before fights and other things. In the second part, he and the students went to the Judo hall where he demonstrated and explained some fundamental MMA techniques.

(Photo By: GBRing)

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  1. October 23, 2008 at 6:36 pm

    What is the CRUSHER Project?
    My friend says its some kind of PR thing Kawajiri is doing which includes lectures and demonstrations. Id be interest in more info.

    Interesting that they are holding that Weider banner. One of the two Weider brothers was buried here in town this week.

  2. October 23, 2008 at 7:45 pm

    It’s a project to make MMA more popular and improve its image in Japan. Despite what foreign fans might think, it seems that the image of MMA in Japan isn’t that good. They have that “tattooed fighter” image compared to K-1, Boxing that have a better image.

  3. robert
    November 4, 2008 at 4:03 pm

    mma decreased in popularity because the image of fighters in japan has changed.
    also because of yakuza affliction

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