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Isao Kobayashi

Isao Kobayashi
  • Given Name: 小林功, Kobayashi Isao
  • Professional MMA Record: 15-1-4 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname:
  • Current Streak: 9 Wins
  • Age: 25 | Date of Birth: 1988.10.28
  • Last Fight: March 30, 2014 in Pancrase
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 153.9 lbs
  • Affiliation: Sakaguchi Dojo
  • Height: 5'8" (173cm) | Reach: N/A
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $3,915 USD
  • Born: Osaki-shi, Miyagi, Japan
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  The UG  |  Promoter
  • Fighting out of: Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, Japan
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

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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.

Last updated 04.01.2014, 2:40 PM ET
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Isao Kobayashi MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
3:58 Round 3 of 3, 13:58 Total

Kuniyoshi Hironaka
Ref: Masato Fukuda

Pancrase 257
Main Event | Lightweight | 70 kg

Disclosed Pay: $3,915 Bonus | Weigh-In: 153.883 lbs
Win | Decision | Majority
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Yoshiaki Takahashi

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

Weigh-In: 154.324 lbs
Draw | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jorge Patino

Pancrase 246
Co-Main Event | Lightweight | 70 kg

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

Kenichiro Togashi

Pancrase Progress Tour 14
Main Card | Lightweight | 70 kg

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

Tatsunori Tanaka

Pancrase Progress Tour 10
Main Card | Lightweight | 70 kg

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

Koji Oishi

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

Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Kazuki Tokudome


Win | Decision | Unanimous

Tomoyoshi Iwamiya


Win | Decision | Split

Yukinari Tamura


Win | Submission | Choke

Artur Oumakhanov



Tomoyoshi Iwamiya


Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Koji Oishi


Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Hiroki Aoki


Win | Disqualificaton

Hiroki Aoki


Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Hirotaka Tomiyama


Win | KO/TKO | Punch

Koji Nakamura


Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Yoichi Kono



Yuki Tokushige



Shigeaki Kusayanagi


Win | KO/TKO | Punches

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