Kohei Sato

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Kohei Sato
Born (1977-09-21) September 21, 1977 (age 39)
Tokyo, Japan
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Kohei Sato
Monster K
Billed height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Billed weight 100 kg (220 lb)
Trained by Shinya Hashimoto[1]
Debut June 14, 2001[2]

Kohei Sato (佐藤 耕平 Satō Kōhei?, born September 21, 1977) is a Japanese professional wrestler contracted with Pro Wrestling Zero1. Sato is also a former mixed martial artist.


From a background in judo, Sato made his transition to mixed martial arts after meeting Kazunari Murakami and Sanshu Tsubakichi. He joined the Shooto promotion, winning the 1998 All Japan Amateur Shooto Championships over Takashi Okada in the heavyweight class,[3] and later turning professional and gaining two wins over Anthony Netzler and Katsuhisa Fujii. He then retired from MMA in order to start in professional wrestling, debuting in Pro Wrestling ZERO-ONE in 2001.

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Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 2-0 Katsuhisa Fujii TKO (punches) Shooto - Renaxis 2 July 16, 1999 1 4:05 Tokyo, Japan
Win 1-0 Anthony Netzler Decision (unanimous) Shooto - Renaxis 1 March 28, 1999 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan


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