|Born||November 11, 1973|
|Native name||中山 巧|
|Other names||Da Japanese Ironman|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)|
|Division||Lightweight(2000 - 2010)|
Featherweight(2011 - current)
|Rank||Third dan black belt in Judo|
Black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Takumi Nakayama (中山巧 Nakayama Takumi, born 11 November 1973) is a Japanese mixed martial artist and current King of Pancrase Featherweight Champion. He is also the former King of the Cage Lightweight Champion.
"Takumi"(タクミ,all katakana) ring name of Nakayama in Japan.
King of the Cage
Nakayama beat Charlie Kohler (USA) in KOTC 43 on November 14, 2004, and became the King of the Cage Lightweight Champion. He then lost his title to Mac Danzig on Oct 29th, 2005 in Reno, Nevada when his corner threw in the towel after he received over 20 unanswered strikes.
In April 2011, Nakayama cut down to the Featherweight division, and won by rear-naked choke submission against Yusuke Kawanago in Pancrase. He became the Pancrase Interim Featherweight Champion by unanimous decision, defeating Tomonari Kanomata on September 4, 2011.
In June 2, 2012, Nakayama fight the Pancrase Interim Featherweight Championship, challenger Jon Shores, who was on a 10-fight winning streak. He was knocked down many times in the punch of the shores. However, he won via rear-naked choke submission in the third round.
Championships and accomplishments
Mixed martial arts
- King of the Cage
- KOTC Lightweight Championship (1 Time)
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|42 matches||19 wins||16 losses|
|Loss||19–16–6 (1)||Issei Tamura||Decision (unanimous)||Pancrase: 273||December 13, 2015||3||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Loss||19–15–6 (1)||Nam Phan||Decision (split)||Pancrase 264||January 31, 2015||3||5:00||Tokyo, Japan||Lost the Featherweight King of Pancrase Championship|
|Win||19–14–6 (1)||Wataru Miki||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Vale Tudo Japan: VTJ 5th in Osaka||June 28, 2014||2||2:29||Osaka, Japan|
|Loss||18–14–6 (1)||Will Chope||TKO (punches)||PXC: Pacific Xtreme Combat 40||October 25, 2013||3||1:42||Mangilao, Guam|
|Win||18–13–6 (1)||Johnny Pecyna||Submission (kimura)||PXC: Pacific Xtreme Combat 37||May 18, 2013||1||N/A||Pasig, Philippines|
|Draw||17–13–6 (1)||Koji Oishi||Draw (majority)||Pancrase: 246||March 17, 2013||3||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||17–13–5 (1)||Jon Shores||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Pancrase: Progress Tour 7||June 2, 2012||3||2:47||Tokyo, Japan||Defended the Interim Featherweight King of Pancrase Championship|
|Win||16–13–5 (1)||Tomonari Kanomata||Decision (unanimous)||Pancrase: Impressive Tour 9||September 4, 2011||3||5:00||Tokyo, Japan||Won the Interim Featherweight King of Pancrase Championship|
|Draw||15–13–5 (1)||Kenichi Ito||Draw||Zst: Zst 28||May 22, 2011||2||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||15–13–4 (1)||Yusuke Kawanago||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Pancrase: Impressive Tour 3||April 3, 2011||1||3:27||Tokyo, Japan||Debut at Featherweight|
|Win||14–13–4 (1)||Tsuneo Kimura||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto: Border: Season 2 - Immovable||December 3, 2010||2||5:00||Osaka, Japan||147.71 lb (67 kg) catchweight bout|
|Loss||13–13–4 (1)||Shinji Sasaki||TKO (punches)||Shooto: Gig West 12||September 26, 2010||1||3:51||Osaka, Japan|
|Loss||13–12–4 (1)||Dominique Robinson||Decision (unanimous)||PFC 11: All In||November 20, 2008||3||3:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Loss||13–11–4 (1)||Eiji Mitsuoka||TKO (punches)||GCM: Cage Force 3||June 9, 2007||1||3:30||Tokyo, Japan|
|NC||13–10–4 (1)||Anthony McDavitt||No Contest||No Limits: Proving Ground||April 21, 2007||1||N/A||Irvine, California, United States|
|Win||13–10–4||Yoichi Fukumoto||Decision (unanimous)||GCM: Cage Force EX Western Bound||February 17, 2007||3||5:00||Tottori, Japan|
|Draw||12–10–4||Wataru Takahashi||Draw||GCM: Cage Force 1||November 25, 2006||2||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Loss||12–10–3||Kenji Arai||KO (punch)||MARS||February 4, 2006||2||0:04||Tokyo, Japan|
|Loss||12–9–3||Mac Danzig||TKO (cut)||KOTC: Execution Day||October 29, 2005||3||2:45||Reno, Nevada, United States||Lost King of the Cage Lightweight Championship|
|Loss||12–8–3||Hiroki Nagaoka||Decision (majority)||Deep: 19th Impact||July 8, 2005||2||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Loss||12–7–3||Ganjo Tentsuku||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto: 1/29 in Korakuen Hall||January 29, 2005||3||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||12–6–3||Charlie Kohler||TKO (punches)||KOTC 44: Revenge||November 14, 2004||2||2:35||San Jacinto, California, United States||Won KOTC Lightweight Championship|
|Win||11–6–3||Charles Bennett||Submission (rear-naked choke)||KOTC 39: Hitmaster||August 6, 2004||1||2:46||San Jacinto, California, United States|
|Loss||10–6–3||Ryan Bow||Decision (majority)||Shooto: 7/16 in Korakuen Hall||July 16, 2004||3||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||10–5–3||Takashi Nakakura||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto 2004: 4/11 in Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium||April 11, 2004||3||5:00||Osaka, Japan|
|Loss||9–5–3||Marcus Aurélio||Submission (armbar)||ZST||November 23, 2003||1||3:05||Tokyo, Japan|
|Loss||9–4–3||Tatsuya Kawajiri||TKO (punches)||Shooto - Shooter's Dream 2||May 30, 2003||1||3:44||Tokyo, Japan|
|Loss||9–3–3||Joachim Hansen||Decision (majority)||Shooto: Year End Show 2002||December 14, 2002||3||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Draw||9–2–3||Rumina Sato||Draw||Shooto: Treasure Hunt 11||November 15, 2002||3||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||9–2–2||Takeshi Yamazaki||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto: Gig East 10||August 27, 2002||3||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Loss||8–2–2||Vitor Ribeiro||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||HOOKnSHOOT: Relentless||May 25, 2002||1||0:51||Evansville, Indiana, United States|
|Loss||8–1–2||Marcio Barbosa||TKO (guillotine choke)||Shooto: To The Top Final Act||December 16, 2001||1||0:32||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||8–0–2||Henry Matamoros||Submission (exhaustion)||HOOKnSHOOT: Kings 1||November 17, 2001||3||3:30||Evansville, Indiana, United States|
|Win||7–0–2||Bruno Queroy||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto: To The Top 8||September 2, 2001||2||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||6–0–2||Takaharu Murahama||Technical Decision (unanimous)||Shooto: GIG East 4||July 27, 2001||2||2:45||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||5–0–2||Charlie Pearson||Decision (majority)||Shooto: To The Top 5||June 30, 2001||2||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||4–0–2||Ian James Schaffa||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto: To The Top 3||March 21, 2001||2||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||3–0–2||Chikara Miyake||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto: GIG West 1||February 18, 2001||2||5:00||Osaka, Japan|
|Draw||2–0–2||Yohei Nanbu||Draw||Shooto: R.E.A.D. 12||November 12, 2000||2||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||2–0–1||Takuhito Hida||Decision (majority)||Shooto: R.E.A.D. 10||September 15, 2000||2||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Draw||1–0–1||Koji Takeuchi||Draw||Shooto: R.E.A.D. 6||July 16, 2000||2||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||1–0||Tatsuya Kawajiri||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Shooto" R.E.A.D. 4||April 12, 2000||1||2:44||Tokyo, Japan|
- "Nakayama, The profile of Paraestra Osaka" (in Japanese).
- "Featherweight King Of Pancrase" (in Japanese).
- マルロン・サンドロがパンクラス王座返上 タクミが正規王者に昇格. Sports Navi (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2013-01-12.
- "???????4·3???37?!????????????????". Livedoor Sport (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2011-04-05.
| King of the Cage Light Weight champion
14 November 2004 - 29 October 2005