Asami Kodera

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Asami Kodera
Born (1978-07-28) July 28, 1978 (age 38)
Tochigi Prefecture, Japan
Other names Asami
Nationality Japanese
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 48 kg (106 lb)
Division Strawweight[1]
Fighting out of Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan
Team Purebred Kawaguchi Redips
Years active 2002-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 8
Wins 5
By submission 4
By decision 1
Losses 3
By submission 1
By decision 2
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Asami Kodera (小寺麻美?, kodera asami), occasionally nicknamed Asami, is a Japanese female mixed martial artist. She currently fights in the Jewels promotion, where she won the 2009 Jewels Rough Stone Grand Prix (48 kg & under).

Early life[edit]

Kodera was born on (1978-07-28)July 28, 1978 in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.[2][3][4]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Kodera debuted in mixed martial arts on November 9, 2002 (2002-11-09), defeating Nana Ichikawa by armbar submission at Smackgirl - Japan Cup 2002 Episode 2.[5] In her next fight, almost two years later, she was defeated by rear naked choke by Mari Kaneko at Golden Muscle - Strongest Queen Tournament on May 7, 2004 (2004-05-07).[6]

Three years later, Kodera fought and defeated Mamiko Mizoguchi by armbar at Kingdom of Grapple - Live 2007 on November 25, 2007 (2007-11-25).[7] Kodera would return to Smackgirl, losing against Masako Yoshida by unanimous decision.[8] Her next fight was against Mika Nagano, who defeated Kodera by split decision on April 25, 2008 (2008-04-25).[9]

After the demise of Smackgirl and one year after her previous fight, Kodera debuted in the Jewels promotion with an armbar submission victory over Yukiko Seki on July 11, 2009 (2009-07-11) at Jewels 4th Ring.[10] Kodera would then participate in the 2009 Rough Stone Grand Prix 48 kg tournament, defeating Misaki Ozawa by submission (armbar) on September 13, 2009 (2009-09-13)[11] and Kikuyo Ishikawa by decision (unanimous) on December 11, 2009 (2009-12-11) to win the tournament.[12][13]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 5-3-0 Kikuyo Ishikawa Decision (unanimous) Jewels 6th Ring December 11, 2009 2 5:00 Kabukicho, Tokyo, Japan 2009 Jewels Rough Stone Grand Prix 48kg final
Win 4-3-0 Misaki Ozawa Submission (armbar) Jewels 5th Ring September 13, 2009 2 1:56 Kabukicho, Tokyo, Japan 2009 Jewels Rough Stone Grand Prix 48kg opening round
Win 3-3-0 Yukiko Seki Submission (armbar) Jewels 4th Ring July 11, 2009 1 4:47 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 2-3-0 Mika Nagano Decision (split) Smackgirl - World ReMix 2008 Second Round April 25, 2008 2 5:00 Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
Loss 2-2-0 Masako Yoshida Decision (unanimous) Smackgirl - World ReMix 2008 Opening Round February 14, 2008 2 5:00 Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
Win 2-1-0 Mamiko Mizoguchi Submission (armbar) Kingdom of Grapple - Live 2007 November 25, 2007 2 1:49 Kabukicho, Tokyo, Japan
Loss 1-1-0 Mari Kaneko Submission (rear-naked choke) Golden Muscle - Strongest Queen Tournament May 7, 2004 1 1:17 Tokyo, Japan
Win 1-0-0 Nana Ichikawa Submission (armbar) Smackgirl - Japan Cup 2002 Episode 2 November 9, 2002 1 2:08 Tokyo, Japan

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

  • 2009 Jewels Rough Stone Grand Prix 48 kg Champion

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asami Kodera Awakening Profile". Awakeningfighters.com. Retrieved 2014-02-26. 
  2. ^ インストラクター/所属プロ選手 (in Japanese). Japan: Purebred Kawaguchi Redips. Retrieved 2010-09-08. 
  3. ^ 小寺麻美 (in Japanese). Japan: Spysee. Retrieved 2010-09-08. 
  4. ^ 小寺 麻美 [Asami Kodera] (in Japanese). Japan: Cage Force official site. Retrieved 2010-09-08. 
  5. ^ SMACK GIRL 「JAPAN CUP2002 エピソードⅡ」 [Smack girl Japan Cup 2002 episode II] (in Japanese). Japan: Sportsnavi.com. 2002-11-09. Retrieved 2010-09-08. 
  6. ^ "(レポ&写真) [TBS黄金筋肉] 5.7 有明:渡邊久江、トーナメント制す" [(Report & pictures) [TBS golden muscles] 5.7 Ariake: Hisae Watanabe dominates tournament] (in Japanese). Japan: Bout Review. 2004-05-07. Archived from the original on 20 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-08. 
  7. ^ 【格闘王国】パンクラス暫定王者・井上、修斗10位・岩瀬とドロー (in Japanese). Japan: God Bless the Ring. 2007-11-25. Retrieved 2010-09-08. 
  8. ^ "2/14 SmackGirl - RESULTS". japan-mma.com. 2008-02-14. Retrieved 2010-09-08. 
  9. ^ "ジョシュも大興奮! 4.25 SMACK GIRL後楽園大会でライト&無差別級トーナメント決勝進出者が決定!!". kamipro.com. 2008-04-25. Retrieved 2010-09-08. 
  10. ^ Sargent, Robert (2009-07-11). "Jewels: "Fourth Ring" Results". MMARising.com. Retrieved 2010-09-08. 
  11. ^ Avalos, Rafael (2009-09-16). "Resultados JEWELS 5th Ring" [JEWELS 5th Ring Results] (in Spanish). USA: MMA Sportcenter. Archived from the original on 2009-12-06. Retrieved 2010-09-08. 
  12. ^ Dillarza, Abel (2009-12-14). "Resultados de Jewels: "Sixth Ring" todo un suceso en la escena MMA" [Jewels results: 6th Ring a complete success in the MMA scene] (in Spanish). USA: MMA Sportcenter. Retrieved 2010-09-08. 
  13. ^ Sargent, Robert (2009-12-11). "Jewels: "Sixth Ring" Results". MMARising.com. Retrieved 2010-09-08. 

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