Eiji Mitsuoka

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Eiji Mitsuoka
Born (1976-01-01) January 1, 1976 (age 38)[1]
Handa, Aichi, Japan
Other names Kanaami no Mōshigo (The Heaven-sent Child of the Cage)
Nationality Japanese
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)[2]
Weight 145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)
Division Featherweight
Lightweight
Reach 68 in (173 cm)
Style Wrestling
Stance Orthodox
Fighting out of Saitama Prefecture
Team Wajyutsu Keisyukai RJW
Years active 2001-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 29
Wins 18
By knockout 3
By submission 11
By decision 4
Losses 9
By knockout 3
By submission 2
By decision 4
Draws 2
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Eiji Mitsuoka (光岡 映二 Mitsuoka Eiji?, born January 1, 1976) is a Japanese professional mixed martial artist. Mitsuoka is a Dream veteran and has fought for the UFC, World Victory Road, Pride, Shooto, Deep and King of the Cage promotions. Mitsuoka's nickname Kanaami no Mōshigo (金網の申し子?), which translates as "The Heaven-sent Child of the Cage" was given in reference to his earlier career in King of the Cage and his performance in Cage Force.

MMA career[edit]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Mitsuoka made his UFC debut replacing an injured George Sotiropoulos against Takanori Gomi on February 26, 2012 at UFC 144.[3] He lost the fight via TKO in the second round.

Mitsuoka faced Nik Lentz in his featherweight debut on August 11, 2012 at UFC 150.[4] He lost the fight via first round TKO and was subsequently released from the promotion.[5]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 18–9–2 Nik Lentz TKO (punches) UFC 150 August 11, 2012 1 3:45 Denver, Colorado, United States Featherweight debut
Loss 18–8–2 Takanori Gomi TKO (punches) UFC 144 February 26, 2012 2 2:21 Saitama, Japan
Win 18–7–2 Bruno Carvalho Decision (unanimous) Dream: Japan GP Final July 16, 2011 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 17–7–2 Jung Gyeong Lee Submission (punches) Deep: 53 Impact April 22, 2011 1 3:50 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 16–7–2 Kazunori Yokota Decision (unanimous) World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 11 November 7, 2009 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 16–6–2 Clay French Submission (guillotine choke) World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 9 August 2, 2009 1 1:51 Saitama, Saitama, Japan
Win 15–6–2 Sergey Golyaev Submission (armbar) Sengoku no Ran 2009 January 4, 2009 1 4:22 Saitama, Saitama, Japan
Loss 14–6–2 Satoru Kitaoka Submission (heel hook) World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 6 November 1, 2008 1 1:16 Saitama, Saitama, Japan
Win 14–5–2 Rodrigo Damm Submission (rear-naked choke) World Victory Road August 24, 2008 1 3:13 Saitama, Saitama, Japan
Win 13–5–2 Kwang Hee Lee Submission (rear-naked choke) World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 2 May 18, 2008 1 4:15 Tokyo, Japan
Win 12–5–2 Joachim Hansen Decision (majority) Shooto: Back To Our Roots 6 November 8, 2007 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 11–5–2 Kotetsu Boku Decision (unanimous) GCM: Cage Force 4 September 8, 2007 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 11–4–2 Takumi Nakayama TKO (punches) GCM: Cage Force 3 June 9, 2007 1 3:30 Tokyo, Japan
Win 10–4–2 Brian Cobb Submission (guillotine choke) GCM: Cage Force 2 March 17, 2007 3 1:38 Tokyo, Japan
Win 9–4–2 Danilo Cardoso-Sanolini Submission (armbar) GCM: Cage Force 1 November 25, 2006 1 1:23 Tokyo, Japan
Win 8–4–2 Paul Rodriguez Submission (guillotine choke) GCM: D.O.G. 7 September 9, 2006 2 0:40 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 7–4–2 Vitor Ribeiro Decision (unanimous) MARS February 4, 2006 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 7–3–2 Samy Schiavo Submission (rear naked choke) GCM: D.O.G. 3 September 17, 2005 1 2:12 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 6–3–2 Nick Agallar Decision (unanimous) GCM: D.O.G. 2 June 11, 2005 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 6–2–2 Shigetoshi Iwase TKO (punches) GCM: Demolition 040919 September 19, 2004 1 4:16 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 5–2–2 Kyosuke Sasaki Draw Pride Bushido 4 July 19, 2004 2 5:00 Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Loss 5–2–1 Chris Brennan Submission (kimura) Pride Bushido 1 October 5, 2003 1 4:31 Saitama, Saitama, Japan
Win 5–1–1 Gleison Tibau TKO (corner stoppage) DEEP: 11th Impact July 13, 2003 2 3:41 Osaka, Japan
Win 4–1–1 Zuli Silawanto Submission (rear naked choke) TPI Fighting Championship 11 January 31, 2003 1 1:43 Indonesia
Win 3–1–1 Scott Bills Decision (unanimous) Pride The Best Vol.3 October 20, 2002 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 2–1–1 John Alessio TKO (cut) Pride The Best Vol.2 July 20, 2002 2 3:13 Tokyo, Japan
Win 2–0–1 Anthony Macias Decision (unanimous) Pride The Best Vol.1 February 22, 2002 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 1–0–1 Betiss Mansouri Draw KOTC 11 - Domination September 29, 2001 3 5:00 San Jacinto, California, United States Mitsuoka had a point deducted for eye gouging.
Win 1–0 Gerald Strebendt Submission (strikes) KOTC 9 - Showtime June 23, 2001 1 2:23 San Jacinto, California, United States

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.sengoku-official.com/pc/fighters/m/mitsuoka_eiji/
  2. ^ http://www.sherdog.com/fighter/Eiji-Mitsuoka-2235
  3. ^ "UFC 144: George Sotiropoulos Out, Eiji Mitsuoka In Against Takanori Gomi". bloodyelbow.com In the bout, Mitsuoka was able to control Gomi with stiff boxing technique, even dropping his opponent with a liht jab. Eventually finishing the 1st round with a mounted triangle attempt; however, Mitsuoka tire in the 2nd round which could have been an effect from taking a short notice fight. Retrieved 2012-01-31. 
  4. ^ "UFC 150 in Denver adds Lentz-Mitsuoka". mmajunkie.com. June 4, 2012. 
  5. ^ Brian Hemminger (October 3, 2012). "Four more fighters released by the UFC including Michihiro Omigawa". MMAMania.com.