Issei
Tamura
7-4-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 7-4-0
Summary: Durability, ground game, cardio

Fighter Info

From: Tokyo Japan
Fights Out Of: Tokyo Japan
Age: 30
Height: 5' 5" ( 165 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
58
53% Successful
31
Types of Successful Strikes
0
31
52% Standing
23%
26%
16
7
8
Striking Defense
45
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
4
25% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
2
0
Takedown Defense
33
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
T.J. Dillashaw Mar 16, 2013
30 2 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Issei Tamura 11 0 0 0
Loss
Raphael Assuncao Jul 11, 2012
39 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Issei Tamura 5 0 0 0
Win
Tiequan Zhang Feb 25, 2012
6 0 1 0 R2 KO/TKO
Issei Tamura 15 1 0 2

Biography

TRAINING: Three times a week of MMA training in the morning along with my KRAZY BEE teammates. In addition, I train together with my coach and visit another gym for sparring.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started jiu-jitsu when I was 19 years old and started to have an interest in becoming an MMA fighter.

What ranks and titles have you held?
Shooto Rookie of the Year & MVP in 2008.
Ranked fourth in the world in Shooto at 145 pounds.

Do you have any heroes? I do not have a hero, but I look up to Jake Shields and Akira Kikuchi, who is my former teammate.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s my dream come true.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? BS, in Physics

What was your job before you started fighting? Office worker (accounting)

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Shooto - Amateur 155-pound tournament 2nd --- 2007

Favorite grappling technique: Arm Lock

Favorite Striking technique: Straight & hook

•    Pro since 2008

•    Two wins by KO, five by decision

Career

Key Opponents

Tiequan Zhang
Tiequan Zhang
18-4-0
( W-L-D )

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