Kazuyuki Miyata

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Kazuyuki Miyata
宮田 和幸
Born Miyata Kazuyuki
(1976-01-29) 29 January 1976 (age 41)
Ibaraki, Japan
Native name 宮田 和幸
Other names Little Hercules
Nationality Japanese
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight 145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)
Division Featherweight
Lightweight
Team Brave
Kickboxing record
Total 3
Wins 1
Losses 2
By knockout 2
Mixed martial arts record
Total 24
Wins 15
By knockout 1
By submission 8
By decision 6
Losses 9
By knockout 1
By submission 6
By decision 2
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Kazuyuki Miyata (宮田 和幸 Miyata Kazuyuki) is a Japanese mixed martial artist currently competing in the Featherweight division. A professional competitor since 2004, Miyata has competed for DREAM, K-1 HERO'S, DEEP, RINGS, and made an appearance at K-1 PREMIUM 2007 Dynamite!![1]

Background[edit]

Originally from the Ibaraki Prefecture of Japan, Miyata began wrestling from a young age and was talented. Miyata won national and regional championships during his middle school years and later high school years at Tsuchiuranichidai High School, where he befriended future professional mixed martial arts fighters, Hayato Sakurai and Michihiro Omigawa. Miyata continued his wrestling career at Nippon University where he was a collegiate champion in the 139 lbs. weight class in 1999.[2][3]

Olympic career[edit]

Miyata competed in Freestyle Wrestling for Japan at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney and was ranked 13th overall. He made it past the 1st round against Otar Tushishvili but lost the second round by decision to Carlos Ortíz. Miyata also finished 17th at the 2001 World Championship 69.0 kg division and 4th at the 2000 Asian Championship 63.0 kg division.[4]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Miyata made his MMA debut at Rumble on the Rock 6 in 2004, against Royler Gracie where despite dominating the majority of the fight he was caught by submission due to a triangle choke in the second round. Miyata continued his career by fighting in the Japanese promotion, K-1 HERO'S where he held notable wins over Kultar Gill and Ian James Schaffa.

Miyata also fought in the Japanese promotion DEEP but returned to DREAM on October 6, 2009 where he faced Daiki Hata in a reserve bout for the Featherweight Grand Prix. Miyata defeated Hata via unanimous decision.[5] Miyata then defeated Takafumi Otsuka at DREAM 14 by split decision and Takeshi Inoue at DREAM 16 by unanimous decision. He also walks around 71 kg at 7-8% body fat. https://nightmareofbattle.wordpress.com/tag/kazuyuki-miyata/

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 15–9 Andy Souwer Submission (armbar) Rizin World Grand-Prix 2016: Second Round December 29, 2016 1 4:39 Saitama, Japan
Win 14–9 Askar Umbetov Submission (arm-triangle choke) Real 1 December 23, 2014 2 1:26 Tokyo, Japan
Win 13–9 Jae Eun Kim Submission (guillotine choke) DEEP: Haleo Impact December 22, 2012 1 2:46 Tokyo, Japan
Win 12–9 Erzan Estanov Decision (Unanimous) RINGS: Vol. 2: Conquisito September 23, 2012 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 11–9 Tatsuya Kawajiri Submission (arm-triangle choke) Fight For Japan: Genki Desu Ka Omisoka 2011 December 31, 2011 2 4:54 Saitama, Japan
Loss 11–8 Hiroyuki Takaya Decision (split) DREAM: Japan GP Final July 16, 2011 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan For DREAM Featherweight Championship
Win 11–7 Caol Uno Decision (unanimous) Dynamite!! 2010 December 31, 2010 3 5:00 Saitama, Japan
Win 10–7 Takeshi Inoue Decision (unanimous) DREAM 16 September 25, 2010 2 5:00 Nagoya, Japan
Win 9–7 Takafumi Otsuka Decision (split) DREAM 14 May 29, 2010 3 5:00 Saitama, Japan
Win 8–7 Daiki Hata Decision (unanimous) DREAM 11 October 6, 2009 2 5:00 Yokohama, Japan DREAM Featherweight Grand Prix reserve bout
Win 7–7 Takeshi Yamazaki Decision (unanimous) Deep: 42 Impact June 30, 2009 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 6–7 Jae Hyun So Submission (guillotine choke) Deep: 41 Impact April 16, 2009 1 2:31 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 5–7 Luiz Firmino Submission (rear-naked choke) Dream 1: Lightweight Grand Prix 2008 First Round March 15, 2008 1 7:37 Tokyo, Japan DREAM Lightweight Grand Prix Opening Round
Loss 5–6 Joachim Hansen Submission (rear-naked choke) K-1 PREMIUM 2007 Dynamite!! December 31, 2007 2 1:33 Osaka, Japan
Win 5–5 Harvey Harra Submission (armbar) HERO'S 10 September 17, 2007 1 1:13 Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Loss 4–5 Vitor Ribeiro Submission (arm-triangle choke) HERO'S 9 July 16, 2007 2 1:54 Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan HERO'S 2007 Middleweight Grand Prix Quarterfinal.
Win 4–4 Kultar Gill Submission (guillotine choke) HERO'S 8 March 12, 2007 1 5:00 Nagoya, Japan
Win 3–4 Ian James Schaffa TKO (cut) HERO'S 7 October 9, 2006 1 0:49 Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Loss 2–4 Norifumi Yamamoto KO (flying knee) HERO'S 5 May 3, 2006 1 0:04 Tokyo, Japan
Win 2-3 Erikas Petraitis Submission (armbar) HERO'S 4 March 15, 2006 1 3:59 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 1–3 Genki Sudo Submission (armbar) HERO'S 3 September 7, 2005 2 4:45 Tokyo, Japan HERO'S 2005 Middleweight Grand Prix Quarterfinal.
Win 1–2 Shamil Gaydarbekov Submission (rear-naked choke) HERO'S 2 July 6, 2005 1 2:49 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 0–2 Ian James Schaffa Decision (split) HERO'S 1 March 26, 2005 3 5:00 Saitama, Saitama, Japan
Loss 0–1 Royler Gracie Submission (triangle choke) Rumble on the Rock November 20, 2004 2 2:46 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

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