Big news coming out of Antonio Inoki’s IGF (Inoki Genome Federation) promotion concerning their big New Years Eve event, Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2012.
Simon Inoki (Antonio’s son-in-law) announced, via his twitter account, that the event will air on Fuji TV, the same television station that broadcasted PRIDE for six years. No other details have emerged but this is a huge deal for IGF, especially when compared to the DREAM/GLORY New Years Eve show which, so far, has only secured a PPV deal in Japan.
Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2012 is set to feature a mixture of pro wrestling, kickboxing and MMA bouts. So far confirmed for the show is a MMA clash between Olympic gold medalist Satoshi Ishii and former UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia and a pro-wrestling match between Naoya Ogawa and Kazyuki Fujita. Ray Sefo and Minowman have also been confirmed for event.