Takumi Nakayama

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Takumi Nakayama
中山 巧
Born (1973-11-11) November 11, 1973 (age 43)
Osaka, Japan
Native name 中山 巧
Other names Da Japanese Ironman
Takumi(タクミ)
Ushi shooter(うしシューター)[1]
Nationality Japanese
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)
Division Lightweight(2000 - 2010)
Featherweight(2011 - current)
Team Paraestra Osaka
Rank Third dan black belt in Judo
Black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu[1]
Mixed martial arts record
Total 42
Wins 19
By knockout 1
By submission 7
By decision 11
Losses 16
By knockout 7
By submission 2
By decision 7
Draws 6
No contests 1
Other information
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.[2]

"Takumi"(タクミ,all katakana) ring name of Nakayama in Japan.

Biography[edit]

Nakayama was in second place of the Japanese Amateur Shooto Championship Welterweight in 1999 and in second place of the Japanese Combat Wrestling 69 kg weight class in 1999.

King of the Cage[edit]

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.

Pancrase[edit]

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.

In August 9, 2012, Marlon Sandro vacated the Pancrase Featherweight Championship. Nakayama has been moved to its title from Pancrase Interim Featherweight Championship.[3]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
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[4]
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

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Preceded by
Charlie Kohler
King of the Cage Light Weight champion
14 November 2004 - 29 October 2005
Succeeded by
Mac Danzig