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"Iron"

16-7-4

Hiroshi Nakamura

Hiroshi "Iron" Nakamura
  • Given Name: 中村浩士, Nakamura Hiroshi
  • Professional MMA Record: 16-7-4 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Iron
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 33 | Date of Birth: 1981.02.14
  • Last Fight: March 22, 2014 in DEEP
  • Weight Class: Bantamweight | Last Weigh-In: 134.3 lbs
  • Affiliation: Tokyo Yellow Mans/Carpe Diem Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • Height: 5'5" (166cm) | Reach: 64.0" (163cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: Ota-shi, Gunma, Japan
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  Promoter
  • Fighting out of: Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook
  • College: N/A
  • Foundation Style: Judo

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Hiroshi "Iron" Nakamura is Japanese mixed martial arts fighter born February 14, 1981 in Gunma Ota, Japan. Iron Nakamura is a black belt in Judo and he fights out of the Tokyo Yellow Mans gym. He is a disciple of Noboru Asahi. 


Iron Nakamura began his MMA career entering the 2004 Amateur Shooto East Championship on July 19, 2004 which he won. 


He then followed his amateur success by making his MMA debut losing a unanimous decision to Yutaka Nishioka in Shooto on  February 6, 2005. He then lost his next fight too this time being stopped by TKO in 3:57 of the second round by Akiyo "Wicky" Nishiura.


Iron Nakamura's first professional came in his third fight when he was able to defeat Seigi Fujioka by unanimous decision.


For the early part of his career, he fought under his real name before adopting the "Iron" nickname on March 28, 2008 before he defeated Tenkei Oda by unanimous decision. 

 
He spent most of his career in Japan competing in Shooto where fought opponents such as Akiyo "Wicky" Nishiura, Shintaro Ishiwatari and Hatsu Hioki and then in DEEP where he fought opponents such as Tatsumitsu Wada, Masakazu Imanari, Takafumi Otsuka and Yoshiro Maeda defeating various of them such as Wada, Imanari and Maeda. 

 
Due to his continuous success in Japan, Iron Nakamura gained interest from Bellator who offered him a contract and signed him to compete in their bantamweight tournament. Iron Nakamura made his Bellator debut at Bellator 64 where he defeated Brazilian Rodrigo Lima by unanimous decision. However Iron Nakamura was eliminated in the next round of the bantamweight tournament as he lost by TKO in 1:58 of the third round to Brazilian Luis Alberto Nogueira.


Aside from his MMA success, Iron Nakamura has also enjoyed success in grappling by winning the 2006 ADCC Open Gi Tournament in the 66 kg division held in the early days of the month of October of that year.

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Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Decision | Majority
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Tomomi Iwama
15-7-4 9-5-2

DEEP 65 Impact
Main Card | Bantamweight | 61 kg

2014.03.22
Loss | KO/TKO | Knee
0:53 Round 3 of 3, 10:53 Total

Yusaku Nakamura
15-6-4 6-4-1

DEEP Cage Impact 2013
Main Card | Bantamweight | 61 kg

2013.11.24
Weigh-In: 134.262 lbs
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
1:58 Round 3 of 3, 11:58 Total

Luis Nogueira
15-5-4 13-2-0

Bellator 70
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal | 135 lbs

2012.05.25
Odds: +215 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 135.8 lbs | Referee: Jason Herzog
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Rodrigo Lima
14-5-4 10-0-0

Bellator 64
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 135 lbs

2012.04.06
Odds: +140 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 135.8 lbs | Referee: Yves Lavigne
Win | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 10:00 Total

Seiji Akao
13-5-4 15-4-1

Deep 56 Impact
Main Card | Bantamweight | 61 kg

2011.12.16
Win | Decision | Majority

Yoshiro Maeda

DEEP

2011.10.29
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Takafumi Otsuka
12-4-4 11-8-1

Deep 54 Impact
Main Card | Vacant Title | Bantamweight | 61 kg

2011.06.24
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Masakazu Imanari
11-4-4 21-7-2

Deep 52 Impact
Main Card | Bantamweight | 61 kg

2011.02.24
Win | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 10:00 Total

Tatsumitsu Wada
10-4-4 3-5-1

Deep 50 Impact
Main Card | Bantamweight | 61 kg

2010.10.24
Win | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 10:00 Total

Tomohiko Hori
9-4-4 11-8-5

Deep 48 Impact
Main Card | Bantamweight | 61 kg

2010.07.03
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
1:11 Round 1 of 2

Isao Terada
9-3-4 7-9-4

Deep 46 Impact
Main Card | Bantamweight | 62 kg

2010.02.28
Win | Submission | Armlock

Wataru Inatsu

Fighting Network ZST

2009.11.23
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jong Man Kim
7-3-4 21-9-3

FMC 1 - Korea vs. Japan
Main Card | Lightweight | 154 lbs

2009.08.16
Win | Decision | Majority

Wataru Miki

Valkyrie

2009.04.25
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Hayate Usui

Shooto

2009.01.18
Draw

Hatsu Hioki

Shooto

2008.08.03
Win | Decision | Majority

Tenkei Oda

Shooto

2008.03.28
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Kyotaro Nakao

Shooto

2007.12.08
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Yuji Inoue

Shooto

2007.10.20
Draw

Shintaro Ishiwatari

Shooto

2007.08.05
Draw

Keisuke Yamada

Shooto

2006.11.10
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches

Daisuke Ishizawa

Shooto

2006.07.21
Win | Submission | Armlock

Hirotaka Toyama

Shooto

2006.05.28
Draw

Sakae Kasuya

Shooto

2006.03.03
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Seigi Fujioka

Shooto

2005.10.28
Loss | KO/TKO | Punch

Akiyo Nishiura

Shooto

2005.05.29
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Yutaka Nishioka

Shooto

2005.02.06

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