Mizuguchi looks to muscle up ranks in big-time show

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Hilo’s Russell Mizuguchi is “super stoked” for his flyweight bout Saturday at Bellator 213 at Neal Blaisdell Center in Honolulu.

Russell “Da Muscle” Mizuguchi has worked hard to get where he is in the mixed martial arts world. The Hilo-based Boss MMA fighter, out of BJ Penn’s Training and Fitness Center, is 4-0 in his pro career, after going 9-0 as an amateur.