|Born||July 23, 1991|
Ōshima District, Kagoshima, Japan
|Other names||Yashabo ("Rascal")|
|Residence||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Weight||135.5 lb (61.5 kg; 9.68 st)|
|Reach||69.0 in (175 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Team||Team Alpha Male|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Teruto Ishihara (born July 23, 1991) is a Japanese professional mixed martial artist who currently competes in the Featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional competitor since 2011, he has formerly competed for Shooto.
Mixed martial arts career
Ishihara began his professional MMA career in 2011, debuting in the Shooto promotion. Over the next four-and-a-half years he amassed a record of 7-2-1.
Road to UFC: Japan
In June 2015, Ishihara was announced as one of the eight featherweights competing on Road to UFC: Japan, a show in the style of The Ultimate Fighter. Ishihara faced Tatsuya Ando in the quarterfinals and won by majority decision. He then faced Akiyo Nishiura in the semifinals and again won by decision.
Ishihara ultimately faced Mizuto Hirota in the finals at UFC Fight Night 75 on September 27, 2015. The bout was ruled a split draw with no winner decided. The UFC announced post-fight that Hirota and Ishihara would both be awarded contracts.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Ishihara faced Rolando Dy on September 23, 2017 at UFC Fight Night: Saint Preux vs. Okami. He knocked down Dy 20 second in round one but Dy managed to survive. Throughout the fight Dy kicked three times to Ishihara's groin area and was deducted a point by the referee. After three rounds fight, the judges awarded the win to Ishihara via unanimous decision (28–27, 28–27, and 29–27) ended Ishihara 2 fight losing streak.
Championships and accomplishments
Mixed martial arts
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Road to UFC: Japan Featherweight Tournament Co-Winner (Drew with Mizuto Hirota)
- Performance of the Night (One time)
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|19 matches||10 wins||7 losses|
|Loss||10–7–2||Kyung Ho Kang||Technical Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC 234||February 10, 2019||1||3:59||Melbourne, Australia|
|Loss||10–6–2||Petr Yan||KO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Edwards||June 23, 2018||1||3:28||Kallang, Singapore|
|Loss||10–5–2||José Alberto Quiñónez||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 221||February 11, 2018||3||5:00||Perth, Australia||Return to Bantamweight.|
|Win||10–4–2||Rolando Dy||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Saint Preux vs. Okami||September 23, 2017||3||5:00||Saitama, Japan|
|Loss||9–4–2||Gray Maynard||Decision (unanimous)||The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption Finale||July 7, 2017||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||9–3–2||Artem Lobov||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs. Hall 2||November 19, 2016||3||5:00||Belfast, Northern Ireland|
|Win||9–2–2||Horacio Gutiérrez||KO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. Caceres||August 6, 2016||1||2:32||Salt Lake City, Utah, United States||Performance of the Night.|
|Win||8–2–2||Julian Erosa||KO (punches)||UFC 196||March 5, 2016||2||0:34||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Draw||7–2–2||Mizuto Hirota||Draw (split)||UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson||September 27, 2015||3||5:00||Saitama, Japan||Return to Featherweight.|
|Win||7–2–1||Jung Hwan Jo||TKO (punches)||Vale Tudo Japan: VTJ 5th in Osaka||June 28, 2014||2||3:24||Osaka, Japan|
|Loss||6–2–1||Ulka Sasaki||Technical Submission (rear-naked choke)||Vale Tudo Japan: VTJ 4th||February 23, 2014||2||1:46||Tokyo, Japan||Return to Bantamweight.|
|Win||6–1–1||Koji Mori||TKO (punch)||Vale Tudo Japan: VTJ 2nd||June 22, 2013||1||2:12||Tokyo, Japan||Featherweight debut.|
|Draw||5–1–1||Kazuhiro Ito||Technical Draw (fighters fell from the ring)||Shooto: Border: Season 4: Second||September 23, 2012||1||4:48||Osaka, Japan|
|Win||5–1||Yasuaki Nagamoto||KO (punches)||Shooto: Gig West 14||July 8, 2012||1||0:19||Osaka, Japan|
|Win||4–1||Jong Hoon Choi||KO (punches)||Shooto: Border: Season 4: First||April 1, 2012||1||1:03||Osaka, Japan|
|Loss||3–1||Michinori Tanaka||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto: The Rookie Tournament 2011 Final||December 18, 2011||2||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||3–0||Kenji Yamamoto||KO (punch)||Shooto: Border: Season 3: Roaring Thunder||September 4, 2011||1||0:16||Osaka, Japan|
|Win||2–0||Naritoshi Kakuta||KO (punch)||Shooto: Gig West 13||June 5, 2011||1||4:56||Osaka, Japan|
|Win||1–0||Takuya Kodama||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto: Border: Season 3: Spring Thunder||April 3, 2011||2||5:00||Osaka, Japan|
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