Ryuki Ueyama

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Ryuki Ueyama
Born (1976-04-17) 17 April 1976 (age 41)
Tokyo, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12.6 st)
Division Middleweight
Team U-File Camp
Years active 1998-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 33
Wins 11
By knockout 2
By submission 5
By decision 4
Losses 15
By knockout 3
By submission 1
By decision 10
By disqualification 1
Draws 6
No contests 1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Ryuki Ueyama (born 17 April 1976 in Tokyo) is a Japanese mixed martial artist who competes in the middleweight division. He has fought for organizations such as Fighting Network RINGS, DEEP, Pancrase, Hero's and Pride FC.

Fight career[edit]

Fighting Network RINGS (1998-2001)[edit]

Ueyama began his Mixed martial arts career on 21 September 1998 at Rings - Fighting Integration VI. He lost to Yasuhito Namekawa by decision.[1] Ueyama lost to Namekawa again by decision on 21 February 1999. Ueyama picked up his first win less than a month later at Rings Australia. He beat Dennis Kefalinos by knee bar in round 1. He was disqualified for eye gouging in his next fight against Lee Hasdell on 23 April 1999 in Japan. After his fight with Hasdell, he went unbeaten for over a year and a half with wins over Willie Peeters, Yasuhito Namekawa and Tim Thomas, with draws against Lloyd Berg, Dave Menne and Kosei Kubota. Ueyama eventually lost on 20 March 2001 against Sokun Koh at Rings - Battle Genesis Vol. 7.

DEEP & Pancrase[edit]

Ueyama drew with Kosei Kubota for a second time on 18 August 2001 at DEEP - 2nd Impact. He lost a decision against Kiuma Kunioku at Pancrase - 2001 Anniversary Show a month later. He returned to DEEP in December of that year, defeating LaVerne Clark by TKO. Then at Pancrase - Spirit 2 he lost to Kazuo Misaki by decision.

DEEP Japan Middleweight Champion[edit]

On 9 June 2002, Ueyama entered the DEEP Middleweight tournament. He defeated Seiki Ryo and Takaharu Murahama before beating Eiji Ishikawa in the final to win the tournament. He then beat Gilson Ferreira at DEEP - 6th Impact in September to bring his record to 9-6-4. He lost a decision in March 2003 to Hayato Sakurai. On 15 September 2003 Ueyama defended his title against Masanori Suda; the fight ended in a draw.

Pride Bushido & DEEP return[edit]

Ueyama made his Pride FC debut on 15 February 2004 against Sean Sherk, Ueyama lost by decision. In his second fight for Pride he lost to Ikuhisa Minowa by split decision. On 18 December 2004, Ueyama returned to DEEP and lost to Ryuta Sakurai by TKO.

Hero's[edit]

He made his Hero's debut in 2006 on Hero's 5 with a decision loss to Rani Yahya. This match was the opening round of Hero's 2006 Lightweight Grand Prix. Ueyama was submitted by Vitor Ribeiro on 12 March 2007 at Hero's 8.

DEEP (2009-2010)[edit]

Ueyama returned to the DEEP organisation once again in 2009 with a decision victory over Kosei Kubota. Later in 2009 he lost decision against Hidehiko Hasegawa at DEEP - 44 Impact. Ueyama drew his last fight to date against Hidetaka Monma on 17 April 2010.[citation needed]

Championships and awards[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 11–15–5 (1) Takafumi Ito Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: 258 11 May 2014 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 11–14–5 (1) Naoyuki Kotani TKO (punches) Rings - Reincarnation 9 March 2012 1 2:32 Tokyo, Japan
Win 11–13–5 (1) Yutaka Ueda Decision (unanimous) Grabaka Live - 1st Cage Attack 15 October 2011 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
NC 10–13–5 (1) Won Sik Park No Contest (knee to downed opponent) Deep: 48 Impact 3 July 2010 1 4:16 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 10–13–5 Hidetaka Monma Draw Deep: 47 Impact 17 April 2010 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 10–13–4 Hai Lin Ao Decision (unanimous) AOW 15 - Ueyama vs. Aohailin 28 November 2009 2 5:00 Beijing, China
Loss 10–12–4 Hidehiko Hasegawa Decision (unanimous) Deep: 44 Impact 10 October 2009 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 10–11–4 Kosei Kubota Decision (unanimous) Deep: 41 Impact 16 April 2009 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 9–11–4 Vitor Ribeiro Submission (triangle armbar) Hero's 8 12 March 2007 1 1:48 Nagoya, Japan
Loss 9–10–4 Rani Yahya Decision (majority) Hero's 5 3 May 2006 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan Hero's 2006 Lightweight Grand Prix opening round.
Loss 9–9–4 Ryuta Sakurai TKO (punches) Deep: 17th Impact 18 December 2004 1 2:40 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 9–8–4 Ikuhisa Minowa Decision (split) Pride Bushido 5 14 October 2004 2 5:00 Osaka, Japan
Loss 9–7–4 Sean Sherk Decision (unanimous) Pride Bushido 2 15 February 2004 2 5:00 Yokohama, Japan
Draw 9–6–4 Masanori Suda Draw Deep - 12th Impact 15 September 2003 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 9–6–3 Hayato Sakurai Decision (unanimous) Deep - 8th Impact 4 March 2003 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 9–5–3 Gilson Ferreira Submission (armbar) Deep - 6th Impact 7 September 2002 3 3:49 Tokyo, Japan
Win 8–5–3 Eiji Ishikawa Submission (toe hold) Deep - 5th Impact 9 June 2002 2 0:48 Tokyo, Japan DEEP Japan Middleweight Championship Tournament - Final.
Win 7–5–3 Takaharu Murahama Submission (rear naked choke) Deep - 5th Impact 9 June 2002 3 1:44 Tokyo, Japan DEEP Japan Middleweight Championship Tournament - Semi Final.
Win 6–5–3 Seiki Ryo Decision (majority) Deep - 5th Impact 9 June 2002 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan DEEP Japan Middleweight Championship Tournament - Round 1.
Loss 5–5–3 Kazuo Misaki Decision (unanimous) Pancrase - Spirit 2 17 February 2002 3 5:00 Osaka, Japan
Win 5–4–3 LaVerne Clark TKO (corner stoppage) Deep - 3rd Impact 23 December 2001 1 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 4–4–3 Kiuma Kunioku Decision (majority) Pancrase - 2001 Anniversary Show 30 September 2001 2 5:00 Yokohama, Japan
Draw 4–3–3 Kosei Kubota Draw Deep - 2nd Impact 18 August 2001 3 5:00 Yokohama, Japan
Loss 4–3–2 Sokun Koh TKO (kimura) Rings: Battle Genesis Vol. 7 20 March 2001 1 2:16 Tokyo, Japan
Draw 4–2–2 Kosei Kubota Draw Deep - 1st Impact 8 January 2001 3 5:00 Nagoya, Japan
Win 4–2–1 Tim Thomas Submission (ankle lock) Rings Australia: Free Fight Battle 12 November 2000 1 9:11 Brisbane, Australia
Draw 3–2–1 Dave Menne Draw Rings: Millennium Combine 2 15 June 2000 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 3–2 Yasuhito Namekawa Decision Rings: Rise 5th 19 August 1999 3 5:00 Japan
Win 2–2 Willie Peeters TKO (lost points) Rings: Rise 4th 24 June 1999 3 3:05 Japan
Loss 1–2 Lee Hasdell Disqualification (eye gouging) Rings: Rise 2nd 23 April 1999 1 4:18 Japan
Win 1–1 Dennis Kefalinos Submission (knee bar) Rings Australia: NR 3 7 March 1999 1 4:40 Australia
Loss 0–1 Yasuhito Namekawa Decision Rings: Final Capture 21 February 1999 1 20:00 Japan

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References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Ryuki Ueyama". Sherdog. 

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