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Rizin books Gabi Garcia vs. Shinobu Kandori for New Year's Eve

In the world of crazy MMA fights, one of the wackiest in history was announced for the Rizin Fighting Federation show on New Year's Eve at the Saitama Super Arena with Gabrielle "Gabi" Garcia facing Shinobu Kandori.

Kandori, 52, serves in Japan's House of Councilors, equivalent to the U.S. House of Representatives. She placed in the world judo championships in 1984 before becoming one of the biggest stars of the 90s in Japanese women's wrestling. There are those who would say the April 2nd, 1993 match at the Yokohama Arena between Kandori and Akira Hokuto was the greatest women's wrestling match of all-time, and if not, it is both in the discussion and among the most famous.

Garcia, 31, is 6-foot-2 and weighed 245 pounds of muscle for her fight with Destanie Yarbrough in September. She will likely have a 90 to 100 pound weight advantage and eight inches in height. The two looked ridiculous next to each other earlier today in the staredown at a press conference with Nobuhiko Takada in the background.

Kandori crossed over to MMA from 1995 to 2000, including a 1998 win over 6-foot-3, 320 pound Olympic judoka Svetlana Gundarenko. It is the legend of that match which is the back story of this match. But the idea of the match at this stage is ridiculous.