Hiroyuki Abe (fighter)

Hiroyuki Abe (阿部裕幸, Abe Hiroyuki, born February 9, 1970), also known as Abe Ani, is a Japanese mixed martial artist currently fighting in the featherweight division for Shooto as well as teaching at his gym, Abe Ani Combat Club. Abe is most notable for training female mixed martial arts veteran and Bellator Fighting Championships finalist, Megumi Fujii.

Hiroyuki Abe
BornAbe Hiroyuki
(1970-02-09) February 9, 1970 (age 50)
Native name阿部 裕幸
Other namesAbe Ani
NationalityJapanese
Height5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Weight143 lb (65 kg; 10 st 3 lb)
DivisionFeatherweight
StyleBrazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Karate, Shooto
TeamAACC
Rankblack belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
black belt in Judo
black belt in Karate
Years active1998-Current
Mixed martial arts record
Total27
Wins8
By knockout2
By submission3
By decision3
Losses15
By knockout7
By submission5
By decision3
Draws3
No contests1
Other information
Notable studentsMegumi Fujii, Yasuko Tamada, Hitomi Akano
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Abe has fought in many high-level MMA organizations, including Shooto, Pride FC, Deep, King of the Cage and Cage Rage. He has also competed at ADCC. He holds notable bouts against UFC standouts Urijah Faber and Brad Pickett, as well as Pride veteran Luiz Firmino.

He made his return to Shooto on September 30, 2012 vs. Shigeki Osawa.[1] He lost the bout via TKO.

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
27 matches 8 wins 15 losses
By knockout 2 7
By submission 3 5
By decision 3 3
Draws 3
No contests 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 8-15-3 (1) Shigeki Osawa TKO (punches) Shooto: 10th Round September 30, 2012 1 4:12 Tokyo, Japan
Win 8-14-3 (1) Atsuhiro Tsuboi Decision (unanimous) Deep: Cage Impact 2011 in Nagoya July 10, 2011 2 5:00 Nagoya, Japan
Loss 7-14-3 (1) Artiom Damkovsky Decision (unanimous) Bushido FC: Legends November 18, 2009 2 5:00 St. Petersburg, Russia
Loss 7-13-3 (1) Masakazu Imanari Submission (toe hold) Deep: 32 Impact October 9, 2007 3 4:32 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 7-12-3 (1) Sami Aziz KO (punches) Bodog Fight: Vancouver August 25, 2007 1 2:31 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Loss 7-11-3 (1) Takeshi Inoue KO (punch) Shooto: Back To Our Roots 1 February 17, 2007 1 4:05 Yokohama, Japan
Draw 7-10-3 (1) Naoki Matsushita Draw Pride - Bushido 12 August 26, 2006 2 5:00 Nagoya, Japan
Loss 7-10-2 (1) Fabricio Monteiro Submission (toe hold) Deep: clubDeep Tokyo July 8, 2006 2 1:53 Tokyo, Japan
Win 7-9-2 (1) David Padilla Submission (armbar) Shooto: The Devilock May 12, 2006 1 3:15 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 6-9-2 (1) Brad Pickett Decision (unanimous) Cage Rage 16 April 22, 2006 3 5:00 London, England
Loss 6-8-2 (1) Tenkei Oda Decision (unanimous) Shooto: The Victory of the Truth February 17, 2006 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 6-7-2 (1) Joey Brown Submission (heel hook) Euphoria: USA vs. Japan November 5, 2005 1 1:40 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Loss 5-7-2 (1) Urijah Faber TKO (cut) KOTC: Mortal Sins May 7, 2005 3 2:37 Primm, Nevada, United States
Loss 5-6-2 (1) Ryan Schultz TKO (punches) Euphoria: USA vs. World February 26, 2005 2 0:42 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Loss 5-5-2 (1) Makoto Ishikawa TKO (cut) Shooto: Year End Show 2004 December 14, 2004 3 0:40 Tokyo, Japan
NC 5-4-2 (1) Russ Miura No Contest KOTC 44: Revenge November 14, 2004 1 2:29 San Jacinto, California, United States
Loss 5-4-2 Luiz Firmino Submission (arm-triangle choke) Pride Bushido 4 July 19, 2004 1 2:52 Nagoya, Japan
Loss 5-3-2 João Roque Submission (armbar) Shooto: Gig Central 4 September 21, 2003 2 4:59 Nagoya, Japan
Loss 5-2-2 Alexandre Franca Nogueira Submission (rear-naked choke) Shooto: Year End Show 2002 December 14, 2002 1 3:53 Urayasu, Japan
Win 5-1-2 Alexandre Franca Nogueira KO (punch) Shooto: Treasure Hunt 8 July 19, 2002 1 4:37 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 4-1-2 Baret Yoshida Draw Shooto: Treasure Hunt 5 March 15, 2002 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 4-1-1 Kazuhiro Inoue TKO (doctor stoppage) Shooto: To The Top 10 November 25, 2001 1 4:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 3-1-1 Stephen Palling KO (punches) Shooto: R.E.A.D. 10 September 15, 2000 2 2:23 Tokyo, Japan
Win 3-0-1 Kimihito Nonaka Decision (unanimous) Shooto: R.E.A.D. 5 May 22, 2000 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 2-0-1 Masahiro Oishi Draw Shooto: Renaxis 4 September 5, 1999 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 2-0 Yoshiyuki Takayama Decision (unanimous) Shooto: 10th Anniversary Event May 29, 1999 2 5:00 Yokohama, Japan
Win 1-0 Andrew Kerr Submission (armbar) Greatest Common Multiple Vale Tudo August 29, 1998 2 2:22 Japan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shooto Sept. 30 fight card". sherdog.com.

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