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Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2012: Tim Sylvia, Mirko Filipovi, Rolles Gracie, Bob Sapp and More

When Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye returns tomorrow, there will be some familiar faces. The New Year's Eve show will be divided by MMA and professional wrestling bouts.

Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia (31-7-1 NC) will be in the MMA side against Satoshi Ishii (4-2-1). Other former UFC names to appear include Mirko Filipovi (27-10-2-1 NC) and Rolles Gracie (7-1).

The wrestling side will feature several matchups, including appearances by Bob Sapp (11-16-1) and World Series of Fighting president Ray Sefo (2-1).

Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye returns for their fourth show and first one since 2003. All the previous shows were held on New Year's Eve from 2001-2003. The return show takes place out of the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Japan on December 31.

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