Izuru Takeuchi

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Izuru Takeuchi
Born (1974-08-05)August 5, 1974
Okayama, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 181 lb (82 kg; 12.9 st)
Division Middleweight
Style Judo, Sambo, Wrestling
Team SK Absolute
Rank 3rd dan black belt in Judo
3rd dan black belt in Sambo
Mixed martial arts record
Total 43
Wins 25
By knockout 3
By submission 3
By decision 19
Losses 11
By knockout 3
By submission 2
By decision 6
Draws 7
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Izuru Takeuchi is a retired Japanese mixed martial artist who competed in the middleweight division. He is a veteran of both the Pancrase and Shooto organizations, and is the former Middleweight King of Pancrase. Outside of mixed martial arts, Takeuchi has competed in numerous grappling tournaments, most notably in the All-Japan Combat Wrestling Championships held by the National Amateur Combat Wrestling Association.[1]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Grappling[edit]

  • A.D.C.C. Japan
    • 2000 Abu Dhabi Japan Elimination Tournament: -87 kg Champion[2]
  • All Japan Combat Wrestling
    • 2002 All Japan Combat Wrestling Championships: -85 kg Champion[2]
    • 2004 All Japan Combat Wrestling Championships: -85 kg Champion[2]
  • Combat Sambo World Championships
    • 2005 Combat Sambo World Championships: 3rd place, -82 kg weight division[2]

Mixed Martial Arts[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 25-11-7 Ichiro Kanai Decision (majority) Pancrase: Changing Tour 8 September 24, 2011 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 25-10-7 Takenori Sato Draw Pancrase: Changing Tour 4 August 8, 2009 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 25-10-6 Joe Doerksen TKO (punches) World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 6 November 1, 2008 3 4:13 Saitama, Japan Middleweight Grand Prix Reserve bout
Win 25-9-6 Junior Santos Submission (heel hook) Pancrase: Shining 5 June 1, 2008 1 4:49 Tokyo, Japan
Win 24-9-6 Hiromitsu Kanehara Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: Shining 2 March 26, 2008 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 23-9-6 Yuichi Nakanishi Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: Rising 9 November 28, 2007 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan Won Middleweight King of Pancrase title. Later vacated the title.
Win 22-9-6 Bryan Rafiq Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: Rising 6 September 5, 2007 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 21-9-6 Daisuke Watanabe Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: Rising 4 April 27, 2007 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 20-9-6 Kyacey Uscola Decision (unanimous) Bodog Fight: Costa Rica Combat February 18, 2007 3 5:00 Costa Rica
Loss 20-8-6 Yuichi Nakanishi Decision (split) Pancrase: Blow 10 December 2, 2006 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan For Middleweight King of Pancrase title
Win 20-7-6 Hikaru Sato Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: Blow 6 August 27, 2006 3 5:00 Yokohama, Japan
Loss 19-7-6 Yushin Okami TKO (punches) Greatest Common Multiple: D.O.G. 6 June 11, 2006 1 3:39 Tokyo, Japan
Win 19-6-6 Azat Askerov Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: Blow 4 May 2, 2006 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 18-6-6 Myung Ho Bae TKO (punches) MARS February 4, 2006 1 3:46 Tokyo, Japan
Win 17-6-6 Kozo Urita Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: Spiral 9 November 4, 2005 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 16-6-6 Hiromitsu Miura TKO (punches) K-1 Hero's 2 July 6, 2005 2 2:35 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 15-6-6 Nate Marquardt Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) Pancrase: Spiral 4 May 1, 2005 3 2:19 Yokohama, Japan For Middleweight King of Pancrase title
Win 15-5-6 Yuji Hisamatsu Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: Spiral 1 February 4, 2005 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 14-5-6 Seiki Ryo TKO (shoulder injury) Pancrase: Brave 11 November 26, 2004 1 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 13-5-6 Mitsuhiro Ito Submission (armlock) ARANAMI: Pre.Rough Sea October 1, 2004 2 2:35 Niigata, Japan
Draw 12-5-6 Osami Shibuya Draw (unanimous) Pancrase: Brave 6 June 22, 2004 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 12-5-5 Kiuma Kunioku Decision (majority) Pancrase: Brave 4 April 23, 2004 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 11-5-5 Marcel Ferreira Draw Absolute Fighting Championships 7 February 27, 2004 3 5:00 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Draw 11-5-4 Eiji Ishikawa Draw Pancrase: Hybrid 9 October 31, 2003 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 11-5-3 Kosei Kubota Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: Hybrid 6 June 7, 2003 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 10-5-3 Nate Marquardt KO (punches) Pancrase: Hybrid 3 March 8, 2003 1 1:29 Tokyo, Japan For Middleweight King of Pancrase title
Win 10-4-3 Chris Lytle Decision (majority) Pancrase: Spirit 9 December 21, 2002 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 9-4-3 Nate Marquardt Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: Spirit 7 October 29, 2002 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 8-4-3 Dustin Denes Decision (Unanimous) HOOKnSHOOT: New Wind September 7, 2002 3 5:00 Evansville, Indiana, United States
Win 8-3-3 Ronald Jhun Decision (majority) Shooto: Treasure Hunt 1 January 12, 2002 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 7-3-3 Martijn de Jong Draw Shooto: To The Top 10 November 25, 2001 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 7-3-2 Martijn de Jong Decision (split) Shooto: To The Top 6 July 6, 2001 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 6-3-2 Patrick Fortrie Decision Golden Trophy 2000 March 18, 2000 N/A N/A Orléans, France
Win 6-2-2 Frederique Ferrera Submission (armbar) Golden Trophy 2000 March 18, 2000 N/A N/A Orléans, France
Win 5-2-2 Florentim Amorim Decision Golden Trophy 2000 March 18, 2000 N/A N/A Orléans, France
Win 4-2-2 Shiko Yamashita Decision (unanimous) Shooto: R.E.A.D. 1 January 14, 2000 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 3-2-2 Ryuta Sakurai Decision (unanimous) Shooto: Gateway to the Extremes November 4, 1999 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 3-2-1 Ahmed Lazizi Decision (unanimous) Shooto: 10th Anniversary Event May 29, 1999 2 5:00 Yokohama, Japan
Win 2-2-1 Nobuhiro Tsurumaki Decision (unanimous) Shooto: Gig '99 April 9, 1999 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 1-2-1 Ryuta Sakurai Draw Shooto: Las Grandes Viajes 6 November 27, 1998 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 1–2 Yuki Sasaki Decision (unanimous) Shooto: Gig '98 2nd July 18, 1998 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 1–1 Masanori Suda Submission (toe hold) Lumax Cup: Tournament of J '97 Middleweight Tournament December 20, 1997 1 1:53 Japan
Win 1-0 Motohiko Sugiyama Decision (unanimous) Lumax Cup: Tournament of J '97 Middleweight Tournament December 20, 1997 2 3:00 Japan MMA Debut.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2002 National Combat Wrestling Results". onzuka.com. 2002-03-24. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Pancrase Biography for Izuru Takeuchi". Pancrase.co.jp. 

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