Kiuma Kunioku

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Kiuma Kunioku
Born (1976-11-12)November 12, 1976
Osaka, Japan
Residence Tokyo, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg; 11.8 st)
Division Welterweight
Fighting out of Tokyo, Japan
Mixed martial arts record
Total 67
Wins 34
By knockout 3
By submission 13
By decision 18
Losses 24
By knockout 7
By submission 4
By decision 13
Draws 9
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Kiuma Kunioku (國奥 麒樹真 Kunioku Kiuma?, born November 12, 1976) is a Japanese mixed martial artist currently fighting at Welterweight. A longtime veteran of the Pancrase organization, Kunioku captured the King of Pancrase Middleweight Championship and King of Pancrase Welterweight Championship before leaving the organization in 2004 to compete in the K-1 HERO'S mixed martial arts organization.

Kunioku has fought in Pancrase on 55 different occasions.[1] He has also competed in the Abu Dhabi Professional Submission Grappling Tournament in 2003, but did not place.

Kunioku was scheduled to face Vincent Latoel at Fury 2 on October 9, 2010 in Macau.[2] However, Kunioku was later removed from the card and the event was cancelled entirely on October 7.[3]

He replaced Leonardo Santos in a bout with Maximo Blanco at Sengoku Raiden Championship 15 on October 30, 2010.[4] Kunioku lost the fight by KO late in the first round.[5]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 34–24–9 Maximo Blanco KO (punches) World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku Raiden Championships 15 October 30, 2010 1 4:26 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 34–23–9 Leonardo Santos Submission (rear-naked choke) World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku Raiden Championships 12 March 7, 2010 1 3:06 Tokyo, Japan
Win 34–22–9 A Sol Kwon Decision (unanimous) World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 5 September 28, 2008 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 33–22–9 Jay Ellis Submission (toe hold) FCC 35: Freestyle Combat Challenge 35 May 3, 2008 1 1:47 Racine, Wisconsin, United States
Win 32–22–9 David Love TKO (punches) FCC 34: Freestyle Combat Challenge 34 March 29, 2008 2 N/A Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Draw 31–22–9 Seichi Ikemoto Draw DEEP: 32 Impact October 10, 2007 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 31–22–8 Jutaro Nakao Draw DEEP: 30 Impact July 8, 2007 3 5:00 Osaka, Japan
Loss 31–22–7 Fabricio Monteiro Submission (rear-naked choke) DEEP: 27 Impact December 20, 2006 1 4:41 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 31–21–7 Antonio McKee Decision (unanimous) Hero's 4 March 15, 2006 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 31–20–7 Jung Hwan Cha Submission (rear-naked choke) Hero's 2005 in Seoul November 5, 2005 1 2:01 Seoul, South Korea
Loss 30–20–7 Akira Kikuchi Decision (unanimous) Hero's 3 September 7, 2005 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 30–19–7 Rodrigo Gracie Decision (unanimous) Hero's 2 July 6, 2005 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 30–18–7 Izuru Takeuchi Decision (majority) Pancrase: Brave 4 April 23, 2004 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 30–17–7 Kazuo Misaki TKO (doctor stoppage) Pancrase: Brave 1 February 6, 2004 2 1:31 Tokyo, Japan
Win 30–16–7 Kenichi Serizawa Decision (unanimous) Pancrase - Hybrid 10 November 30, 2003 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan Defended King of Pancrase Welterweight Championship
Loss 29–16–7 Crosley Gracie Decision (unanimous) Pancrase - 10th Anniversary Show August 31, 2003 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 29–15–7 Katsuomi Inagaki Submission (rear-naked choke) Pancrase - Hybrid 7 June 22, 2003 1 4:10 Osaka, Japan
Win 28–15–7 Hidetaka Monma Decision (unanimous) Pancrase - Hybrid 4 April 12, 2003 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 27–15–7 Nate Marquardt KO (flying knee) Pancrase: Spirit 9 December 21, 2002 3 4:36 Tokyo, Japan Lost King of Pancrase Middleweight Championship
Win 27–14–7 Hiroki Nagaoka Submission (rear-naked choke) Pancrase: 2002 Anniversary Show September 29, 2002 3 4:36 Yokohama, Japan Defended King of Pancrase Welterweight Championship
Win 26–14–7 Takafumi Ito Submission (armbar) Pancrase: 2002 Neo-Blood Tournament Second Round July 28, 2002 1 4:59 Tokyo, Japan Won King of Pancrase Welterweight Championship
Win 25–14–7 Koji Oishi Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: 2002 Neo-Blood Tournament Opening Round July 28, 2002 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 24–14–7 Hideaki Iwasaki Decision (Unanimous) Pancrase: Spirit 5 May 28, 2002 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 23–14–7 Nate Marquardt Decision (majority) Pancrase: Proof 7 December 1, 2001 3 5:00 Yokohama, Japan Won King of Pancrase Middleweight Championship
Win 22–14–7 Ryuki Ueyama Decision (majority) Pancrase: 2001 Anniversary Show September 30, 2001 2 5:00 Yokohama, Japan
Draw 21–14–7 Sean Sherk Draw Pancrase: 2001 Neo-Blood Tournament Second Round July 29, 2001 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 21–14–6 Mathieu Nicourt Submission (kimura) Pancrase: Proof 4 June 26, 2001 2 3:35 Tokyo, Japan
Win 20–14–6 Daiju Takase Decision (majority) Pancrase: Proof 2 March 31, 2001 3 5:00 Kadoma, Osaka, Japan
Draw 19–14–6 Nate Marquardt Draw Pancrase: Trans 7 December 4, 2000 1 20:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 19–14–5 Nate Marquardt Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: 2000 Anniversary Show September 24, 2000 1 10:00 Yokohama, Japan
Win 19–13–5 Matt Lee Submission (armbar) Pancrase: Trans 4 June 26, 2000 1 4:15 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 18–13–5 Shonie Carter Draw Pancrase: Trans 3 April 30, 2000 2 3:00 Yokohama, Japan
Win 18–13–4 Genki Sudo Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: Trans 2 February 27, 2000 2 3:00 Osaka, Japan
Win 17–13–4 Lane Andrews Submission (armbar) Pancrase: Breakthrough 11 December 18, 1999 1 14:44 Yokohama, Japan
Loss 16–13–4 Yuki Kondo KO (flying knee and palm strikes) Pancrase: 1999 Anniversary Show September 18, 1999 1 0:34 Urayasu, Chiba, Japan
Win 16–12–4 Keiichiro Yamamiya Decision (lost points) Pancrase: Breakthrough 5 May 23, 1999 1 15:00 Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Win 15–12–4 Yuki Kondo Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: Breakthrough 3 March 9, 1999 1 15:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 14–12–4 Daisuke Watanabe Technical Submission (kimura) Pancrase: Breakthrough 2 February 11, 1999 1 3:58 Osaka, Japan
Loss 13–12–4 Jason DeLucia Decision (lost points) Pancrase: Breakthrough 1 January 19, 1999 1 15:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 13–11–4 Daisuke Ishii Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: Advance 11 November 29, 1998 1 10:00 Osaka, Japan
Win 12–11–4 Masakatsu Funaki Decision (lost points) Pancrase: Advance 10 October 26, 1998 1 15:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 11–11–4 Evan Tanner Decision (lost points) Pancrase: 1998 Anniversary Show September 14, 1998 1 20:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 11–10–4 Leon van Dijk KO (head kick) Pancrase: Advance 7 June 2, 1998 1 3:57 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 11–9–4 Adrian Serrano Decision (majority) Pancrase: Advance 5 April 26, 1998 2 3:00 Yokohama, Japan
Win 11–8–4 Osami Shibuya Decision (majority) Pancrase: Advance 3 March 1, 1998 1 20:00 Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Draw 10–8–4 Yuki Kondo Draw (majority) Pancrase: Advance 2 February 6, 1998 2 3:00 Yokohama, Japan
Win 10–8–3 Kosei Kubota Submission (armbar) Pancrase: Advance 1 January 16, 1998 1 7:52 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 9–8–3 Jong Wang Kim Technical Submission (guillotine choke) Pancrase: Alive 11 December 20, 1997 1 0:21 Yokohama, Japan
Loss 9–7–3 Guy Mezger KO (head kick) Pancrase: Alive 9 October 29, 1997 1 11:12 Tokyo, Japan
Win 9–6–3 John Lober Decision (lost points) Pancrase: 1997 Anniversary Show September 6, 1997 1 10:00 Urayasu, Chiba, United States
Win 8–6–3 Satoshi Hasegawa Submission (toe hold) Pancrase: Alive 8 August 9, 1997 1 9:07 Osaka, Japan
Loss 7–6–3 Jason DeLucia TKO (doctor stoppage) Pancrase: Alive 6 June 18, 1997 1 18:51 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 7–5–3 Keiichiro Yamamiya Draw (majority) Pancrase: Alive 5 May 24, 1997 1 10:00 Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Loss 7–5–2 Bas Rutten Decision (lost points) Pancrase: Alive 4 April 27, 1997 1 15:00 Urayasu, Chiba, Japan
Win 7–4–2 Haygar Chin Submission (armbar) Pancrase: Alive 3 March 22, 1997 1 7:44 Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Loss 6–4–2 Yuki Kondo Decision (split) Pancrase: Alive 1 January 17, 1997 1 20:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 6–3–2 Frank Shamrock Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: Truth 10 December 15, 1996 1 20:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 5–3–2 Satoshi Hasegawa TKO (palm strikes) Pancrase: Truth 9 November 9, 1996 1 6:32 Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Win 4–3–2 Keiichiro Yamamiya Submission (armbar) Pancrase: Truth 8 October 22, 1996 1 1:38 Tokyo, Japan
Win 3–3–2 Guy Mezger Decision (split) Pancrase: Truth 7 October 8, 1996 1 10:00 Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Loss 2–3–2 Manabu Yamada Submission (guillotine choke) Pancrase: 1996 Anniversary Show September 7, 1996 1 8:29 Chiba, Japan
Loss 2–2–2 Pete Williams Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: 1996 Neo-Blood Tournament, Round 1 July 22, 1996 1 10:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 2–1–2 Takafumi Ito Decision (lost points) Pancrase: Truth 6 June 25, 1996 1 10:00 Fukuoka, Japan
Draw 1–1–2 Yuki Kondo Draw (majority) Pancrase: Truth 5 May 16, 1996 1 10:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 1–1–1 Jason DeLucia Decision (lost points) Pancrase: Truth 4 April 8, 1996 1 15:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 1–0–1 Takafumi Ito TKO (palm strikes) Pancrase: Truth 2 March 2, 1996 1 0:54 Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Draw 0–0–1 Osami Shibuya Draw (split) Pancrase: Truth 1 January 28, 1996 1 10:00 Yokohama, Japan

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kiuma Kunioku, Pancrase profile
  2. ^ "Kunioku, Damm & Ishikawa To Compete At Fury 2". MMARising.com. Retrieved 2010-09-13. 
  3. ^ "Ex-Fury Promoter Claims Innocence, Blames Setup". MMARising.com. Retrieved 2010-10-19. 
  4. ^ "Kiuma Kunioku To Face Maximo Blanco At SRC 15". MMARising.com. Retrieved 2010-10-22. 
  5. ^ "Izumi Bests Zikic, Cobb Decisions Yokota at SRC 15". Sherdog.com. 2010-10-30. 

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