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Toshiomi Kazama

Bantamweight Division

10-4-0 (W-L-D)

3

Wins by Knockout

5

Wins by Submission

6

First Round Finishes

Toshiomi Kazama

athlete record

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Learn more about Toshiomi Kazama's history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Japan
Fighting style
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Age
26
Height
67.00
Weight
148.80
Octagon Debut
Jun. 9, 2022
Reach
69.00
Leg reach
38.50
  • Pro since 2020

     
  • Three wins by knockout, five by submission (Triangle, 2 hammerlock, heel hook, armbar)

     
  • Six first-round finishes

     
  • Has won 10 of his last 13

UFC Fight Night (8/26/23) Kazama was stopped by Garrett Armfield via strikes at 4:16 of the first round 

UFC Fight Night (2/4/23) Kazama was knocked out by Rinya Nakamura at :33 of the first round in the RTUA bantamweight tournament season one finals

 

Road To UFC Asia 

Finals - 2/4/23 - Kazama was knocked out by Rinya Nakamura at :33 of the first round 

Quarterfinals - 6/9/22 – Kazama won a three round unanimous decision over Maimaitituoheti Keremuaili

 

When and why did you start training for fighting? When I was a nine-year-old, I made a deal with my parents. In return for less study time, I took judo lessons.

What ranks and titles have you held? Brown belt in jiu-jitsu.

What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I changed to MMA so I can try to make a living doing it, so this is the ticket I need to win. But first, I have to win this ticket to get to the UFC, to change my life.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No, but I did attend technical school and studied automotive maintenance.

What was your job before you started fighting? BJJ instructor and I also did work as a security guard.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? 27th Pancrase Neo Blood Tournament Winner at bantamweight, Shintaro Ishiwatari Retirement show Bantamweight Tournament Winner.

Favorite grappling technique: Everything

Favorite Striking technique: Everything