Mamoru Yamaguchi (山口 マモル, Yamaguchi Mamoru, born May 29, 1977) is a Japanese mixed martial artist. He is a former Shooto Bantamweight Champion and a former Shooto Featherweight Champion as well as a former King of the Cage Junior Flyweight Champion.[1] He has been consistently ranked as one of the top flyweight in the world by Sherdog's Official Mixed Martial Arts Rankings.[2] Mamoru is known for his counter striking and his trilogy with the current Shooto Bantamweight Champion Shinichi Kojima. His afro is a tribute to Japanese boxing legend, Yoko Gushiken.[3]

Mamoru Yamaguchi
Born (1977-05-29) May 29, 1977 (age 42)
NationalityJapanese
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight125 lb (57 kg; 8 st 13 lb)
DivisionFlyweight
StyleKickboxing
TeamShooting Gym Yokohama
Years active1999–present
Kickboxing record
Total5
Wins4
Losses1
Mixed martial arts record
Total49
Wins31
By knockout11
By submission4
By decision16
Losses13
By knockout1
By submission4
By decision8
Draws5
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
49 matches 31 wins 13 losses
By knockout 11 1
By submission 4 4
By decision 16 8
Draws 5
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 31–13–5 Toru Ogawa Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: 305 May 26, 2019 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 31–12–5 Yuya Wakamatsu TKO (punches) Pancrase: 297 July 1, 2018 2 0:39 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 31–11–5 Senzo Ikeda Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: 289 August 20, 2017 5 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 31–10–5 Ryuichi Miki Decision (split) Pancrase: 285 March 12, 2017 5 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 30–10–5 Luis Nogueira Decision (split) Pancrase: 281 October 2, 2016 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 29–10–5 Senzo Ikeda Decision (split) Pancrase: 277 April 24, 2016 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 28–10–5 Yuki Yasunaga Decision (split) Pancrase: 273 December 13, 2015 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 28–9–5 Yusuke Kitago Decision (split) Pancrase: 269 August 9, 2015 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 27–9–5 Kosuke Suzuki Draw (split) Shooto: Mobstyles 15th Anniversary Tour Fight & Mosh May 3, 2015 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 27–9–4 Yosuke Saruta TKO (doctor stoppage) Vale Tudo Japan: VTJ 6th October 4, 2014 2 0:25 Ota, Tokyo, Japan
Loss 26–9–4 Czar Sklavos Submission (rear-naked choke) Vale Tudo Japan: VTJ 4th February 23, 2014 1 1:28 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 26–8–4 Yoshiro Maeda Draw (majority) Deep: Tribe Tokyo Fight October 20, 2013 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 26–8–3 Mikihito Yamagami Decision (majority) Vale Tudo Japan: VTJ 2nd June 22, 2013 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 26–7–3 Darrell Montague Decision (split) Vale Tudo Japan: VTJ 1st December 24, 2012 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 26–6–3 Jussier da Silva Decision (unanimous) Tachi Palace Fights 10 August 6, 2011 3 5:00 Lemoore, California, United States
Win 26–5–3 Kevin Dunsmoor KO (punch) TPF 9: The Contenders May 5, 2011 2 4:03 Lemoore, California, United States
Win 25–5–3 Fumihiro Kitahara KO (head kick) Shooto: The Way of Shooto 6: Like a Tiger, Like a Dragon November 19, 2010 1 2:33 Tokyo, Japan
Win 24–5–3 Greg Guzman TKO (elbows) KOTC: Sniper August 5, 2010 2 2:21 San Bernardino, California, United States Non-title fight Guzman failed to make weight.
Win 23–5–3 Frank Baca Submission (rear-naked choke) KOTC: Toryumon January 30, 2010 2 1:54 Okinawa, Japan Won KOTC Junior Flyweight (125 lb) Championship
Win 22–5–3 Kiyotaka Shimizu Decision (majority) Shooto: Revolutionary Exchanges 3 November 23, 2009 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 21–5–3 Jesse Taitano TKO (punches) Vale Tudo Japan 2009 October 30, 2009 1 4:41 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 20–5–3 Shinichi Kojima Submission (guillotine choke) Shooto: Shooto Tradition 2 July 18, 2008 3 3:42 Tokyo, Japan For Shooto Bantamweight (123 lb) Championship
Win 20–4–3 Masaaki Sugawara Decision (unanimous) Shooto: Back To Our Roots 8 March 28, 2008 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 19–4–3 Yuki Shoujou Decision (unanimous) Shooto: Shooting Disco 4: Born in the Fighting Feb 23, 2008 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 18–4–3 Yasuhiro Urushitani Decision (unanimous) Shooto: Back To Our Roots 5 September 22, 2007 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 18–3–3 Yusei Shimokawa Decision (unanimous) Shooto: Shooting Disco 1: Saturday Night Hero June 2, 2007 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 17–3–3 Shinichi Kojima Technical submission (rear naked choke) Shooto: Champion Carnival October 14, 2006 1 1:38 Tokyo, Japan Lost Shooto Bantamweight (123 lb) Championship
Win 17–2–3 Erikas Suslovas TKO (punches) Shooto 2006: 9/8 in Korakuen Hall September 8, 2006 1 2:14 Tokyo, Japan
Win 16–2–3 Setsu Iguchi TKO (cut) Shooto: The Devilock May 12, 2006 1 2:45 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 15–2–3 Shinichi Kojima Draw Shooto: 3/24 in Korakuen Hall March 24, 2006 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan Defended Shooto Bantamweight (123 lb) Championship
Win 15–2–2 Daiji Takahashi Decision (unanimous) Shooto: 12/17 in Shinjuku Face Dec 17, 2005 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 14–2–2 Pat Seidel Submission (rear naked choke) Shooto: 9/23 in Korakuen Hall September 23, 2005 2 1:35 Tokyo, Japan
Win 13–2–2 Stonnie Dennis KO (kick) Shooto: 5/4 in Korakuen Hall May 4, 2005 1 1:36 Tokyo, Japan
Win 12–2–2 Junji Ikoma Decision (unanimous) Shooto: 1/29 in Korakuen Hall Jan 29, 2005 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 11–2–2 Robson Moura Draw Shooto: 9/26 in Kourakuen Hall September 26, 2004 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan Defended Shooto Bantamweight (123 lb) Championship
Win 11–2–1 Hiroaki Yoshioka KO (knee to the body) Shooto 2004: 5/3 in Korakuen Hall May 3, 2004 3 4:41 Tokyo, Japan
Win 10–2–1 Yasuhiro Urushitani Decision (unanimous) Shooto: Year End Show 2003 December 14, 2003 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan Won Shooto Bantamweight (123 lb) Championship
Win 9–2–1 Homare Kuboyama Decision (unanimous) Shooto: 3/18 in Korakuen Hall March 18, 2003 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 8–2–1 Robson Moura Decision (unanimous) Shooto: Treasure Hunt 10 September 16, 2002 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 8–1–1 Hiroaki Yoshioka Decision (unanimous) Shooto: Wanna Shooto 2002 April 14, 2002 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 7–1–1 Masahiro Oishi Submission (triangle/armbar) Shooto: To The Top 10 November 25, 2001 1 1:44 Tokyo, Japan Lost Shooto Featherweight (132 lb) Championship
Win 7–0–1 Gildo Lima Submission (armbar) Shooto: To The Top 2 March 2, 2001 1 3:57 Tokyo, Japan
Win 6–0–1 Jin Akimoto Decision (unanimous) Shooto: R.E.A.D. Final Dec 17, 2000 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan Won Shooto Featherweight (132 lb) Championship
Win 5–0–1 Yoshinobu Ota KO (knee) Shooto: R.E.A.D. 9 August 27, 2000 3 2:21 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 4–0–1 Masaru Gokita Draw Shooto: R.E.A.D. 2 March 17, 2000 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 4–0 Baret Yoshida TKO (punches) Superbrawl 15 Dec 7, 1999 3 1:18 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Win 3–0 Ryan Diaz Submission (armbar) Shooto: Gateway to the Extremes November 4, 1999 2 3:35 Tokyo, Japan
Win 2–0 Jin Akimoto Decision (majority) Shooto: Renaxis 4 September 5, 1999 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 1–0 Shuichiro Katsumura Decision (unanimous) Shooto: Renaxis 2 July 16, 1999 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan

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Kickboxing record

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