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Isao Kobayashi

Isao Kobayashi
  • Given Name: 小林功, Kobayashi Isao
  • MMA Record: 17-2-4 (Win-Loss-Draw)
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  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 26 | Date of Birth: 1988.10.28
  • Last Fight: April 26, 2015 in Pancrase
  • Weight Class: Featherweight | Last Weigh-In: 144.8 lbs
  • Affiliation: Sakaguchi Dojo
  • Height: 5'8" (173cm) | Reach: N/A
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $3,915 USD
  • Born: Osaki, Miyagi, Japan
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  The UG  |  Promoter
  • Fighting out of: Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook
  • College: N/A
  • Foundation Style: Judo

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Isao Kobayashi is a Japanese mixed martial artist competing in the lightweight division.

 

Kobayashi won the 2009 Pancrase Neo-Blood Lightweight Tournament by first defeating Koji Nakamura at Pancrase - Changing Tour 3 and then Hirotaka Tomiyama at Pancrase - Changing Tour 4. Kobayashi later competed in and won the Pancrase 2011 Lightweight Grand Prix. Kobayashi first defeated Yukinari Tamura via split decision at Pancrase - Impressive Tour 4. He then faced Tomoyoshi Iwamiya at Pancrase - Impressive Tour 8 and won via unanimous decision. In the finals he faced Kazuki Tokudome, whom de defeated via TKO in the first round. In his next fight Kobayashi faced then-Pancrase Lightweight Championship Koji Oishi in a rematch. Kobayashi avenged his loss to Oishi and won the title by defeating Oshi via unanimous decision.


In March 2014 Kobayashi scored the biggest win of his career stopping the Shooto Welterweight (70 kg) Champion Kuniyoshi Hironaka with strikes in the main event of Pancrase 257, an event historical also because of it being the last Pancrase event being held in a ring.


On October 4, 2014, Kobayashi fought against Takeshi "Lion" Inoue Vale Tudo Japan: VTJ 6th. He won the fight via unanimous decision. Almost three months later Kobayashi would face Kazunori Yokota at DEEP - Dream Impact 2014: Omisoka Special on December 31, 2014. Kobayashi would lose via unanimous decision, his first loss in almost five years. 


Following the loss to Yokota, Kobabyashi would get back in the win column when he beat respected vet Marlon Sandro via split decision at Pancrase 266 on April 26, 2015.

Last updated 07.03.2015, 7:28 PM ET
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Isao Kobayashi MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout

Will Chope
17-2-4 24-7-0

Pancrase 269
Main Card | Featherweight | 66 kg

2015.08.09
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Marlon Sandro
16-2-4 25-5-1

Pancrase 266
Main Event | Featherweight | 66 kg

2015.04.26
Weigh-In: 144.8 lbs (65.7 kgs) | Referee: Masato Fukuda
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Kazunori Yokota
16-1-4 21-5-3

DEEP DREAM Impact: Omisoka Special
Main Card | Featherweight | 66 kg

2014.12.31
Weigh-In: 144.6 lbs (65.6 kgs)
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Takeshi Inoue
15-1-4 21-9-0

VTJ 6th
Co-Main Event | 66 kg | 66 kg

2014.10.04
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
3:58 Round 3 of 3, 13:58 Total

Kuniyoshi Hironaka
14-1-4 22-8-0

Pancrase 257
Main Event | Lightweight | 70 kg

2014.03.30
Disclosed Pay: $3,915 Bonus | Weigh-In: 153.9 lbs (69.8 kgs) | Referee: Masato Fukuda
Win | Decision | Majority
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Yoshiaki Takahashi
13-1-4 10-3-2

Pancrase 252: 20th Anniversary
Co-Main Event | Title Match | Lightweight | 70 kg

2013.09.29
Weigh-In: 154.3 lbs (70.0 kgs)
Draw | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jorge Patino
13-1-3 33-13-1

Pancrase 246
Co-Main Event | Lightweight | 70 kg

2013.03.17
Cancelled Bout Dave Mazany Pancrase 246 2013.03.17
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:16 Round 1 of 3

Kenichiro Togashi
12-1-3 12-8-5

Pancrase Progress Tour 14
Main Card | Lightweight | 70 kg

2012.12.01
Win | Submission | Armlock
3:05 Round 1 of 2

Tatsunori Tanaka
11-1-3 6-4-0

Pancrase Progress Tour 10
Main Card | Lightweight | 70 kg

2012.09.01
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Koji Oishi
10-1-3 21-8-9

Pancrase Progress Tour 4
Main Event | Title Challenge | Lightweight | 70 kg

2012.04.01
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Kazuki Tokudome

Pancrase

2011.12.03
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Tomoyoshi Iwamiya

Pancrase

2011.08.07
Win | Decision | Split

Yukinari Tamura

Pancrase

2011.05.03
Win | Submission | Choke

Artur Oumakhanov

Pancrase

2010.11.03
Draw

Tomoyoshi Iwamiya

Pancrase

2010.07.04
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Koji Oishi

Pancrase

2010.04.04
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Hiroki Aoki

Pancrase

2010.02.07
Win | Disqualificaton

Hiroki Aoki

Pancrase

2009.10.25
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Hirotaka Toyama

Pancrase

2009.08.08
Win | KO/TKO | Punch

Koji Nakamura

Pancrase

2009.06.07
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Yoichi Kono

Japan Regional

2009.04.25
Draw

Yuki Tokushige

Pancrase

2008.12.07
Draw

Shigeaki Kusayanagi

Pancrase

2008.10.01
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Dae Yeon Lee

Japan Regional

2008.04.26

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