- Given Name: 山上 幹臣, Yamagami Mikihito
- Professional MMA Record: 8-2-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
- Current Streak: 5 Wins
- Age: 25 | Date of Birth: 1987.06.22
- Last Fight: September 30, 2012 in Shooto
- Weight Class: Strawweight | Last Weigh-In: N/A
- Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
- Height: 5'8" (173cm) | Reach: N/A
- Gym/Affiliation: Mixed Martial Arts Dojo STF
- Born: Fujimi, Saitama, Japan
- Fighter Pages: Sherdog | Wikipedia | The UG | Promoter
- Fighting out of: Fujimi, Saitama, Japan
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Mikihito Yamagami is a Japanese mixed martial artist born on June 22, 1987 in Fujimi, Saitama, Japan. Yamagami has fought his entire career in the strawweight division.
Before entering the professional MMA world, he fought on the Shooto Japan Amateur Flyweight Championship where he made it all the way to the semi finals winning 2 fights by unanimous decision before losing by submission in the first round.
Yamagami is the current Shooto 114 lbs. Champion. He also won the 2008 Shooto Rookie Tournament at 114 lbs. Aside from MMA Yamagami has also competed in kickboxing, winning a tournament in RISE in 2007, also at 114 lbs.
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Mikihito Yamagami MMA Fight Record
Win | Submission | Choke
1:36 Round 2 of 3, 6:36 Total
Shooto: 10th Round
Main Event | Title Defense | Strawweight | 52 kg
|Win | KO/TKO | Punch||Junji Ikoma||Shooto||2011.11.05|
|Win | Decision | Unanimous||Atsushi Takeuchi||Shooto||2011.04.28|
|Win | Decision | Majority||Shinya Murofushi||Shooto||2010.11.19|
|Win | Decision | Unanimous||Takehiro Harusaki||Shooto||2010.07.04|
|Loss | Submission | Armlock||Takehiro Ishii||Shooto||2009.08.09|
|Loss | Decision | Unanimous||Atsushi Takeuchi||Shooto||2009.03.20|
|Win | Submission | Choke||Junji Ito||Shooto||2008.12.13|
|Win | KO/TKO | Punch||Yusuke Sato||Shooto||2008.10.05|
|Win | Decision | Majority||Hiroyuki Kondo||Shooto||2008.08.03|
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Thursday 02.14.2013 11:08pm ET | View Full Article
While he might not be widely known in the U.S., current Shooto 115-pound champion Mikihito Yamagami is looking to change that in 2013, and fight his way into the Octagon.
Sunday 09.30.2012 1:38pm ET | View Full Article
TOKYO -- Mikihito Yamagami successfully passed his first test as Shooto 115-pound world champion Sunday night in Tokyo.
Sunday 09.25.2011 7:00pm ET | View Full Article
Newly minted Shooto 115-pound world champion Junji Ikoma will attempt to defend his belt for the first time against top contender Mikihito Yamagami on Nov. 5, officials from the Japanese promotion announced Saturday.