Mikihito Yamagami

Mikihito Yamagami (山上幹臣, Yamagami Mikihito, born June 22, 1987) is a Japanese mixed martial artist who competes in the Strawweight division. He is the current Shooto Flyweight (114 lb, 52 kg) Champion.[2]

Mikihito Yamagami
Born (1987-06-22) June 22, 1987 (age 32)
Fujimi, Saitama, Japan[1]
Native name山上 幹臣
NationalityJapanese
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight125 lb (57 kg; 8.9 st)
DivisionFlyweight
StyleKickboxing
StanceSouthpaw
TeamSTF
Mixed martial arts record
Total14
Wins10
By knockout3
By submission2
By decision5
Losses4
By submission1
By decision3
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Yamagami is fighting in kickboxing in addition to the MMA, and won the kickboxing tournament of 114 lb in the Japanese kickboxing promotion "RISE" in 2007.[3]

Mixed martial arts careerEdit

Yamakami was awarded the third place in the amateur Shooto tournament in 2007, and debuted as a professional mixed martial artist in Shooto in 2008. He won the Guillotine Choke in Junji Sarumaru at Shooto Flyweight (114 lb) rookie championship tournament, and won this rookie championship in December 13, 2008.

Yamakami won by unanimous decision in the revenge-match with "Atch Anarchy" Takeuchi at April 29, 2011.

Yamagami beat Junji Ikoma, the Shooto World Flyweight (114 lb) Champion, and became the new champion on November 5, 2011.[2]

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
14 matches 10 wins 4 losses
By knockout 3 0
By submission 2 1
By decision 5 3
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 10–4 Jae Nam Yoo Decision (unanimous) Road FC 20 December 14, 2014 2 3:00 Seoul, South Korea
Loss 10–3 Nam Jin Jo Decision (unanimous) Road FC 14 February 9, 2014 3 5:00 Seoul, South Korea
Win 10–2 Narongchai Dragontail TKO (punches) Heat - Heat 29 December 15, 2013 1 2:53 Tokyo, Japan
Win 9–2 Mamoru Yamaguchi Decision (majority) Vale Tudo Japan - VTJ 1st June 22, 2013 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 8–2 Junji Ito Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) Shooto - 10th Round September 30, 2012 2 1:36 Tokyo, Japan Defended Shooto World Flyweight (114 lb) Championship[2]
Win 7–2 Junji Ikoma KO (punch) Shooto: Shooto the Shoot 2011 November 5, 2011 1 0:41 Tokyo, Japan Won Shooto World Flyweight (114 lb) Championship[2]
Win 6–2 Atsushi Takeuchi Decision (unanimous) Shooto: Shooto Tradition 2011 April 29, 2011 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 5–2 Shinya Murofushi Decision (majority) Shooto: The Way of Shooto 6: Like a Tiger, Like a Dragon November 19, 2010 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 4–2 Takehiro Harusaki Decision (unanimous) Shooto: Gig Saitama 2 July 4, 2010 2 5:00 Saitama, Japan
Loss 3–2 Takehiro Ishii Technical Submission (americana) Shooto: Gig Saitama 1 August 9, 2009 1 4:21 Saitama, Japan
Loss 3–1 Atsushi Takeuchi Decision (unanimous) Shooto: Kitazawa Shooto 2009 Vol. 1 May 20, 2009 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 3–0 Junji Ito Submission (guillotine choke) Shooto: The Rookie Tournament 2008 Final December 13, 2008 2 2:15 Tokyo, Japan Shooto 2008 Flyweight (114lb) rookie Championship tournament Finals
Win 2–0 Yusuke Sato KO (punch) Shooto: Shooting Disco 6: Glory Shines In You October 5, 2008 2 0:18 Tokyo, Japan Shooto 2008 Flyweight (114lb) rookie Championship tournament Semifinals
Win 1–0 Hiroyuki Kondo Decision (majority) Shooto: Gig Central 15 August 3, 2008 2 5:00 Aichi, Japan Shooto 2008 Flyweight (114lb) rookie Championship tournament Quarterfinals

Championships and accomplishmentsEdit

Mixed martial artsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Yamagami, Official profile of Shooto" (in Japanese).
  2. ^ a b c d "Inside Shooto's Scandal, Yamagami Crowned Quick, Icon Sato Falls Again at 'Shoot the Shooto'". Sherdog.com. 2011-11-05.
  3. ^ "Yamagami, profile of STF" (in Japanese).

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