Kohei Sato (佐藤 耕平, Satō Kōhei, born September 21, 1977) is a Japanese professional wrestler contracted with Pro Wrestling Zero1. Sato is also a former mixed martial artist.

Kohei Sato
佐藤耕平.jpg
Born (1977-09-21) September 21, 1977 (age 42)
Tokyo, Japan
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Kohei Sato
Monster K
Billed height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Billed weight100 kg (220 lb)
Trained byShinya Hashimoto[1]
DebutJune 14, 2001[2]

CareerEdit

A former judoka and amateur wrestler, Sato made his transition to mixed martial arts after meeting Kazunari Murakami and Sanshu Tsubakichi. He joined the Shooto promotion, winning the 1998 All Japan Amateur Shooto Championships over Takashi Okada in the heavyweight class,[3] and later turning professional and gaining two wins over Anthony Netzler and Katsuhisa Fujii. He then retired from MMA in order to start in professional wrestling, debuting in Pro Wrestling ZERO-ONE in 2001.

Championships and accomplishmentsEdit

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
2 matches 2 wins 0 losses
By knockout 1 0
By submission 0 0
By decision 1 0
By disqualification 0 0
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 2-0 Katsuhisa Fujii TKO (punches) Shooto - Renaxis 2 July 16, 1999 1 4:05 Tokyo, Japan
Win 1-0 Anthony Netzler Decision (unanimous) Shooto - Renaxis 1 March 28, 1999 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=2&nr=445
  2. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=2&nr=445
  3. ^ 第5回全日本アマチュア修斗選手権大会 公式結果
  4. ^ Prowrestlinghistory Prowrestlinghistory.com retrieved on March 25, 2019
  5. ^ "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500 for 2016". The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 2016-09-01.

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