Lithuania Bushido Federation
|Industry||Mixed martial arts and kickboxing promotion|
|Donatas Simanaitis (president)
Col. Česlovas Jezerskas (honorary president)
LBF was founded in 1999 with the name Lietuvos Bušido RINGS federacija as the Lithuanian stable-branch of the Japanese promotion RINGS and held its first event in 2000. RINGS fighter Volk Han was influential in starting the promotion.
As of 2012, LBF unites 34 Lithuanian sports clubs and has been holding the international mixed martial arts series Bushido Fighting Championship, domestic MMA series S.W.A.T., international kickboxing series King of Kings, international MMA series with Hero's Lithuania brand, as well as events carrying the brands of their partners such as K-1, Shooto, ADCC, Pancrase, ZST and Shootboxing.
Their most recent event, Bushido Lithuania - Hero's Lithuania 2012, was held on November 10, 2012 and was the promotion's 42nd event.