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"Streetfight Bancho"

18-11-2

Hiroyuki Takaya

Hiroyuki "Streetfight Bancho" Takaya
  • Given Name: 高谷裕之, Takaya Hiroyuki
  • Professional MMA Record: 18-11-2 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Streetfight Bancho
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 37 | Date of Birth: 1977.06.10
  • Last Fight: February 23, 2014 in VTJ
  • Weight Class: Featherweight | Last Weigh-In: 145.1 lbs
  • Gym/Affiliation: Takaya Gundan
  • Height: 5'6" (167cm) | Reach: N/A
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $15,240 USD
  • Born: Narashino, Chiba, Japan
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  Promoter
  • Fighting out of: Japan
  • Personal Pages: Facebook
  • College: N/A
  • Foundation Style: MMA

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Hiroyuki Takaya is a Japanese mixed martial artist born on June 10, 1977 in Chiba, Narashino, Jappan. Before becoming a professional fighter, Takaya competed in the Freshman Amateur Shooto East Tournament where he successfully advanced to the second round after he defeated his first opponent by unanimous decision. However Takaya was defeated in the second round by unanimous decision.


Despite not winning the tournament,Takaya still went on to become a professional mixed martial artist making his professional debut against Hayato Usui on February 6, 2003. Takaya went on to win his MMA debut by TKO in 2:06 of the second round. Takaya then went on a 3 fight win streak before it came to a stop in a draw against Joao Roque.


He is currently competing in DREAM, where he is the DREAM Featherweight Champion. He has previously fought in the Shooto, K-1 Hero's, Cage Force and WEC. He was the runner up of the DREAM 2009 Featherweight Grand Prix,losing to Bibiano Fernandes by split decision. He avenged this loss at Dynamite!! 2010 to become the new champion. His main style of fighting is considered to be street fighting due to his experience fighting on the street hence he is known as the "Streetfight Bancho".

 

Takaya made his professional debut in the Shooto organization in a fight against Hayate Usul in 2003. After a 9-4-1 record in Shooto, Hero's, and Cage Force including bouts against top mixed martial artists like Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez, Genki Sudo, and former Hero's Middleweight Champion Gesias Cavalcante. Takaya made his American debut at WEC 22 where he fought, and lost to, Leonard Garcia by KO. Takaya then lost to Cub Swanson at WEC 37, losing by unanimous decision.

 

Takaya was a participant in the DREAM Featherweight Grand Prix where he beat Jong Won Kim, Yoshiro Maeda and Hideo Tokoro en route to the finals, before losing to Bibiano Fernandes via split decision to become the runner up of the tournament. Takaya then faced former DREAM Lightweight Champion Joachim Hansen, knocking Hansen out in the first round. On December 31, 2010, Takaya rematched and defeated Bibiano Fernandes via unanimous decision and became the DREAM Featherweight Champion. He then defended his title first against Kazuyuki Miyata and then against Takeshi Inoue. On December 31, 2012 at DREAM 18, Takaya fought Georgi Karakhanyan in a non-title bout where Takaya lost via split decision.


Despite competing in MMA, Takaya has also competed in kickboxing and boxing where he has lost his 2 kickboxing fights by unanimous decision to different opponent and won his 2 boxing fights by unanimous decision also against different opponents.


Also on a personal note, Takaya is married to Japanese fashion model Maho Miura.

Last updated 03.18.2013, 4:32 PM ET
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Record by Year and By Promotion

Professional Results Opponent Event Date
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:27 Round 1 of 3
Yojiro Uchimura
VTJ 4th
Main Event | 66 kg | 66 kg
2014.02.23
Weigh-In: 145.064 lbs
Draw | Decision | Majority
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Toby Imada
Shoot Boxing: Ground Zero Tokyo 2013
Main Card | Featherweight | 66 kg
2013.11.15
Loss | KO/TKO
3:21 Round 1 of 3
Daniel Romero
VTJ 2nd
Co-Main Event | Featherweight | 66 kg
2013.06.22
Weigh-In: 144.623 lbs
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Georgi Karakhanyan
Ref: Yuji Shimada
Dream 18: Special NYE 2012
Main Card | Featherweight | 66 kg
2012.12.31
Odds: -145 Slight Favorite | Weigh-In: 143.3 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total
Takeshi Inoue
Ref: Yuji Shimada
Dream: Fight For Japan! New Year! 2011
Main Card | Title Defense | Featherweight | 65 kg
2011.12.31
Odds: +130 Slight Underdog | Weigh-In: 143.3 lbs
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 20:00 Total
Kazuyuki Miyata
Ref: Yuji Shimada
Dream: Fight For Japan! 2
Main Event | Title Defense | Featherweight | 65 kg
2011.07.16
Odds: +135 Slight Underdog | Weigh-In: 143.3 lbs
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Robbie Peralta
Ref: Mike Beltran
Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs
2011.04.09
Odds: -275 Moderate Favorite Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $2,740 Base | Weigh-In: 144.5 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 20:00 Total
Bibiano Fernandes
Ref: Yuji Shimada
Fields Dynamite!! 2010
Main Event | Title Challenge | Featherweight | 63 kg
2010.12.31
Odds: +160 Slight Underdog | Weigh-In: 138.671 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:45 Round 1 of 2
Chase Beebe
Ref: Kenichi Serizawa
Dream 16
Main Card | Featherweight | 63 kg
2010.09.25
Odds: -200 Moderate Favorite | Weigh-In: 141.096 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
4:27 Round 1 of 3
Joachim Hansen
Ref: Yuji Shimada
Dream 14
Main Card | Catchweight | 65 kg
2010.05.29
Odds: +230 Moderate Underdog Upset Victory | Weigh-In: 143.0 lbs
#49 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2010
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
2:54 Round 1 of 3
Michihiro Omigawa
Ref: Yoshinori Umeki
Fields Dynamite!! 2009
Main Card | Featherweight
2009.12.31
Odds: -128 Slight Favorite | Weigh-In: 141.0 lbs
Loss | Decision | Split
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Bibiano Fernandes
Ref: Yuji Shimada
Dream 11: Featherweight & Superhulk GP Finale
Main Event | Tournament Finals | 63 kg
2009.10.06
Weigh-In: 138.8 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:32 Round 2 of 2, 10:32 Total
Hideo Tokoro
Ref: Kenichi Serizawa
Dream 11: Featherweight & Superhulk GP Finale
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal | 63 kg
2009.10.06
Odds: -230 Moderate Favorite | Weigh-In: 138.8 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
9:40 Round 1 of 2
Yoshiro Maeda
Ref: Kenichi Serizawa
Dream 9: Featherweight GP 2009 Second Round
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 63 kg
2009.05.26
Odds: +159 Slight Underdog | Weigh-In: 138.9 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:40 Round 2 of 2, 10:40 Total
Jong Won Kim
Ref: Kenichi Serizawa
Dream 7: Featherweight GP 2009 First Round
Main Card | Tournament Round of 16 | 63 kg
2009.03.08
Odds: -238 Moderate Favorite | Weigh-In: 139.0 lbs
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Cub Swanson
Ref: Steve Mazzagatti
WEC 37: Torres vs Tapia
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs
2008.12.03
Odds: +173 Slight Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $12,500 ($5K Base, $7,500 Fight/Night) | Weigh-In: 146.0 lbs
WEC 37 Fight of the Night
Loss | KO/TKO | Punch
1:31 Round 1 of 3
Leonard Garcia
WEC 32: New Mexico
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs
2008.02.13
Odds: -102 Near Even | Weigh-In: 143.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes Antonio Carvalho Shooto 2007.11.08
Win | KO/TKO | Punch Jarrod Card Valkyrie 2007.09.08
Loss | KO/TKO
3:29 Round 1 of 2
Andre Amade
K-1 : HERO'S 8
Main Card
2007.03.12
Loss | KO/TKO | Knee
0:30 Round 1 of 2
Gesias Cavalcante
K-1 : HERO'S 6
Main Card
2006.08.05
Win | Decision | Unanimous Do Hyung Kim K-1 2005.11.05
Loss | Submission | Choke
3:47 Round 2 of 2, 8:47 Total
Genki Sudo
K-1 : HERO'S 3
Co-Main Event
2005.09.07
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
4:16 Round 2 of 2, 9:16 Total
Remigijus Morkevicius
K-1 : HERO'S 3
Main Card
2005.09.07
Win | KO/TKO | Punch
1:56 Round 1 of 3
Jani Lax
K-1 : HERO'S 2
Main Card
2005.07.06
Loss | Decision | Unanimous Gilbert Melendez Shooto 2004.12.14
Win | KO/TKO | Kick Stephen Palling Shooto 2004.05.03
Draw Joao Roque Shooto 2004.01.24
Win | Decision | Unanimous Seigi Fujioka Shooto 2003.11.03
Win | Decision | Unanimous Hatsu Hioki Shooto 2003.07.13
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Hayate Usui Shooto 2003.02.06

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