Mizuto Hirota - Official UFC Fighter Profile
Mizuto
Hirota
19-8-2( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 7 fights.
Record: 19-8-2
Summary: Striking

Fighter Info

Nickname: Pugnus
From: Nagasaki Japan
Fights Out Of: Tokyo Japan
Age: 36
Height: 5' 7" ( 170 cm )
Weight: 145 lb ( 65 kg )
Reach 67"
Leg Reach 40"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
659
41% Successful
271
Types of Successful Strikes
0
271
82% Standing
12%
221
18
32
Striking Defense
50
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
19
47% Successful
9
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
7
0
Takedown Defense
61
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Mizuto Hirota
Jun 10, 2017
87
46
4
0
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Mizuto Hirota
Dec 17, 2016
21
57
0
6
0
0
0
6
R3 Decision - Unanimous
DRAW
Mizuto Hirota
Sep 26, 2015
62
88
2
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Mizuto Hirota
Jun 8, 2013
76
102
2
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Mizuto Hirota
Mar 2, 2013
4
13
1
5
0
1
1
9
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Mizuto Hirota
STRIKEFORCE 2:Rockhold vs. Kennedy
Jul 14, 2012
45
41
4
2
0
0
0
2
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Shinya Aoki
Mizuto Hirota
Dynamite!! 2009
Dec 31, 2009
5
0
1
0
1
0
2
0
R1 Submission

Biography

Thoughts on opponent, Charles Rosa? His standup fighting is organized mainly around his kicks, so I think his fighting style is atypical. Also, I acknowledge his strength and toughness in terms of ground fighting because of his black belt in jiu-jitsu.

TRAINING: Striking, grappling, MMA

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training after I watched PRIDE FC fights and was inspired by them.

What ranks and titles have you held? Lightweight champion of DEEP, Sengoku (SRC), CAGE FORCE

Do you have any heroes? Chiyonofuji (Japanese Yokozuna, Sumo Wrestler)

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? By setting my goal at the highest, it is natural for me to fight in the UFC.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? Construction worker

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 2004 Shooto All Japan Amateur Championship Welterweight division winner

Ranks in any martial arts styles: All Japan Sumo and boxing amateur championship

Favorite grappling technique: Heel hook

Favorite Striking technique: Right straight, left hook
  • Pro since 2005
  • Ten wins by KO
  • Four first round finishes
  • 5-1-1 in last seven fights
  • Holds wins over Katsunori Kikuno and Ryan Schultz
  • Faced Shinya Aoki in 2009 (Lsub1) 

Career

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