Takeya
Mizugaki
20-9-2( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #8 Bantamweight

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 16 fights.
Record: 20-9-2
Summary: Striking

Fighter Info

From: Ibaragi Japan
Fights Out Of: Kanagawa Japan
Age: 31
Height: 5' 7" ( 170 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1934
37% Successful
710
Types of Successful Strikes
0
710
64% Standing
19%
17%
456
134
120
Striking Defense
58
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
39
59% Successful
23
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
15
1
Takedown Defense
70
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Takeya Mizugaki
Apr 18, 2015
13
32
0
3
0
1
0
2
R3 Submission
Loss
Takeya Mizugaki
Sep 27, 2014
26
2
2
0
0
0
1
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Takeya Mizugaki
May 24, 2014
35
41
0
3
0
1
3
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Takeya Mizugaki
Nam Phan
Dec 6, 2013
152
100
3
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Takeya Mizugaki
Aug 28, 2013
39
37
2
5
1
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Takeya Mizugaki
Bryan Caraway
Mar 2, 2013
67
37
0
2
0
1
0
3
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Takeya Mizugaki
Nov 10, 2012
63
14
4
1
0
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Takeya Mizugaki
Feb 25, 2012
28
37
2
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Takeya Mizugaki
Sep 24, 2011
70
29
1
0
0
0
1
0
R2 KO/TKO
Loss
Takeya Mizugaki
Jul 2, 2011
29
14
1
0
0
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Takeya Mizugaki
Mar 3, 2011
43
67
4
0
0
0
3
0
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Takeya Mizugaki
WEC 52: Faber vs. Mizugaki
Nov 11, 2010
11
7
0
0
2
0
1
0
R1 Submission
Win
Takeya Mizugaki
WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber
Apr 24, 2010
40
17
2
6
0
2
1
3
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Takeya Mizugaki
WEC 45: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff
Dec 19, 2009
59
50
3
2
1
0
1
3
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Takeya Mizugaki
WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles
Aug 9, 2009
18
24
3
0
0
3
0
1
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Takeya Mizugaki
WEC 40: Torres vs. Mizugaki
Apr 5, 2009
144
69
0
0
0
0
0
0
R5 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

TRAINING: Monday: morning - MMA sparring. night - physical conditioning (cardio and strength training).Tuesday: night - kickboxing sparring. Wednesday: during the day - physical conditioning (strength training). night - wresting and striking. Thursday: morning - MMA sparring. night - grappling and striking. Friday: night - kickboxing sparring. Saturday: during the day - physical conditioning (cardio and strength training). Sunday: OFF.

When and why did you start training for fighting? When I was in a high school, MMA became very popular in Japan so I wanted to try it after I was done with my school sports.

What ranks and titles have you held?
I won a rookie of the year award in Shooto back in 2005, and last year, I won the Cage Force bantamweight tournament.

Do you have any heroes? I respect Chiyonofuji, one of the best grand champions (Yokozuna) in the history of sumo.

What is your favorite technique? Striking, especially punches.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I am honored to be able to fight on the world's best stage, the UFC.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I just got a master's degree in electrical engineering.

What was your job before you started fighting? I was in college, then graduated school while I was fighting in Shooto and Cage Force shows, so I only held a part time jobs working at the gas station.

•    Won Fight of the Night honors for bouts against Torres and Jorgensen

•    Five wins by KO, one by submission

•    Pro since 2005

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