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Mitsuhiro Ishida (石田光洋, born December 29, 1978) is a retired Japanese mixed martial artist who competed in Shooto, Strikeforce, PRIDE, DREAM, and DEEP. A professional competitor from 2001 until 2011, Ishida also participated in the Yarennoka event in the Saitama Super Arena in Japan.
Mitsuhiro Ishida in 2009, at the weigh-in before the Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg event.
|Born||December 29, 1978|
Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
|Other names||The Endless Warrior|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Weight||143.2 lb (65.0 kg; 10.23 st)|
|Fighting out of||Tokyo, Japan|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Mixed martial arts careerEdit
Ishida's professional debut was on July 6, 2001 at Shooto: To the Top 6 against Daisuke Sugie where he lost via unanimous decision. He then went on to win his next four fights. On February 17, 2006 he defeated Kenichiro Togashi to become the Shooto Pacific Rim Welterweight Champion.
At PRIDE Shockwave 2006 he lost to Takanori Gomi in a non-title fight on December 31, 2006, his first defeat in that organization. As a result of the loss to Gomi, he was unable to defend his Shooto Pacific Rim Welterweight Championship at a mandatory title defense in February 2007.
On March 15, 2008, Ishida competed in the opening round of the DREAM Lightweight Grand Prix, defeating Korean judoka Jung Bu-Kyung. He proceeded to lose to Caol Uno in the quarter-finals at DREAM 3 via rear- naked choke submission.
On July 6, 2012 Ishida announced that he has retired from mixed martial arts competition.
Championships and AccomplishmentsEdit
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|29 matches||20 wins||8 losses|
|Loss||20–8–1||Doo Ho Choi||KO (knee and punches)||DEEP: 56 Impact||December 16, 2011||1||1:33||Tokyo, Japan|
|Loss||20–7–1||Joachim Hansen||Decision (split)||DREAM: Fight for Japan!||May 29, 2011||2||5:00||Saitama, Japan|
|Win||20–6–1||Akiyo Nishiura||Decision (split)||DREAM 16||September 25, 2010||2||5:00||Nagoya, Japan|
|Win||19–6–1||Daiki Hata||Decision (unanimous)||DREAM 15||July 10, 2010||2||5:00||Saitama, Japan||Featherweight debut.|
|Loss||18–6–1||Gilbert Melendez||TKO (punches)||Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg||August 15, 2009||3||3:16||San Jose, California, United States||For Strikeforce Interim Lightweight Championship.|
|Loss||18–5–1||Mizuto Hirota||TKO (punches)||Shooto: Shooto Tradition Final||May 10, 2009||1||1:33||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||18–4–1||Daisuke Nakamura||Decision (unanimous)||DREAM 7||March 8, 2009||2||5:00||Saitama, Japan|
|Win||17–4–1||Justin Wilcox||Submission (armbar)||Strikeforce: At The Mansion II||September 20, 2008||1||1:29||Beverly Hills, California, United States|
|Loss||16–4–1||Caol Uno||Submission (rear-naked choke)||DREAM 3: Lightweight Grand Prix 2008 Second Round||May 11, 2008||2||1:39||Saitama, Japan||Quarterfinal Round of DREAM Lightweight Grand Prix.|
|Win||16–3–1||Bu Kyung Jung||Decision (unanimous)||DREAM 1: Lightweight Grand Prix 2008 First Round||March 15, 2008||2||5:00||Saitama, Japan||Opening Round of DREAM Lightweight Grand Prix.|
|Win||15–3–1||Gilbert Melendez||Decision (unanimous)||Yarennoka||December 31, 2007||2||5:00||Saitama, Japan|
|Loss||14–3–1||Takanori Gomi||TKO (soccer kick and punches)||PRIDE FC: Shockwave 2006||December 31, 2006||1||1:14||Saitama, Japan|
|Win||14–2–1||David Bielkheden||Decision (unanimous)||PRIDE Bushido 13||November 5, 2006||2||5:00||Yokohama, Japan|
|Win||13–2–1||Cristiano Marcello||Decision (unanimous)||PRIDE Bushido 12||August 26, 2006||2||5:00||Nagoya, Japan|
|Win||12–2–1||Marcus Aurélio||Decision (unanimous)||PRIDE Bushido 11||June 4, 2006||2||5:00||Saitama, Japan|
|Win||11–2–1||Paul Rodriguez||Submission (guillotine choke)||PRIDE Bushido 10||April 2, 2006||1||2:29||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||10–2–1||Kenichiro Togashi||Decision (majority)||Shooto: The Victory of the Truth||February 17, 2006||3||5:00||Tokyo, Japan||Won Shooto Pacific Rim Welterweight Championship.|
|Win||9–2–1||Takashi Nakakura||TKO (cut)||Shooto: Alive Road||August 20, 2005||3||1:31||Yokohama, Japan|
|Win||8–2–1||Shinya Sato||TKO (knees and punches)||GCM: D.O.G. 1||March 12, 2005||1||3:03||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||7–2–1||Daisuke Sugie||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto: Wanna Shooto 2004||November 12, 2004||3||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Loss||6–2–1||Vitor Ribeiro||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto Hawaii: Soljah Fight Night||July 9, 2004||3||5:00||Honolulu, Hawaii, United States|
|Win||6–1–1||Yoichi Fukumoto||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto: 3/4 in Kitazawa Town Hall||March 4, 2004||3||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||5–1–1||Takayuki Okochi||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto 2004: 1/24 in Korakuen Hall||January 24, 2004||2||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Draw||4–1–1||Naoki Matsushita||Draw||Shooto: 7/13 in Korakuen Hall||July 13, 2003||2||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||4–1||Kotetsu Boku||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto: 2/6 in Kitazawa Town Hall||February 6, 2003||2||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||3–1||Masakazu Kuramochi||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto: Treasure Hunt 1||January 12, 2002||2||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||2–1||Naoto Kojima||TKO (punches)||Shooto: Gig East 7||November 26, 2001||2||1:58||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||1–1||Hiroki Kotani||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto: To The Top 9||September 27, 2001||2||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Loss||0–1||Daisuke Sugie||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto: To The Top 6||July 6, 2001||2||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
- "Mitsuhiro Ishida "Stopped" Being MMA Fighter But Not Officially Retired? | General | News Archive". Archived from the original on 2013-11-12. Retrieved 2013-11-12.
- Jordan Breen. "Ishida Vacates Shooto Title; February Fight Card Grows". Sherdog.
- Mitsuhiro Ishida ("Endless Fighter") | MMA Fighter Page | Tapology