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"Streetfight Bancho"

20-11-2

Hiroyuki Takaya

Hiroyuki "Streetfight Bancho" Takaya
  • Given Name: 高谷裕之, Takaya Hiroyuki
  • MMA Record: 20-11-2 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Streetfight Bancho
  • Current Streak: 3 Wins
  • Age: 38 | Date of Birth: 1977.06.10
  • Last Fight: April 26, 2015 in Pancrase
  • Weight Class: Featherweight | Last Weigh-In: 144.6 lbs
  • 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: Twitter  |  Facebook  |  Official Site  |  Instagram

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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.


Takaya would find 2013 to be a winless year, as he lost to Daniel Romero at Vale Tudo Japan: VTJ 2nd on June 22, 2013 via TKO. He then fought to a majority draw against Toby Imada at Shoot Boxing: Ground Zero Tokyo on November 16, 2013.


Takaya would make up for the losses of 2013 by winning both of his fights in 2014. He first defeated Yojiro Uchimura via TKO at Vale Tudo Japan: VTJ 4th on February 23, 2014. His second win of the year was over Ryogo Takahashi at Vale Tudo Japan: VTJ 6th, on October 4, 2014. He won the fight via knockout.


Takaya would then run his winning streak to three fights when he beat Guy Delumeau via knockout at Pancrase 266 on April 26, 2015.


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 07.03.2015, 1:15 AM ET
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Hiroyuki Takaya MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | KO/TKO
4:11 Round 3 of 3, 14:11 Total

Guy DeLumeau
19-11-2 20-9-3

Pancrase 266
Co-Main Event | Featherweight | 66 kg

2015.04.26
Weigh-In: 144.6 lbs (65.6 kgs) | Referee: Yoshinori Umeki
Cancelled Bout Alessandro Ferreira Pancrase 266 2015.04.26
Reason: Ferreira Kidney Infection
Cancelled Bout Mizuto Hirota DEEP DREAM Impact 2014.12.31
Reason: Takaya Injury
Win | KO/TKO | Punch
0:38 Round 2 of 3, 5:38 Total

Ryogo Takahashi
18-11-2 5-2-0

VTJ 6th
Main Card | 66 kg | 66 kg

2014.10.04
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:27 Round 1 of 3

Yojiro Uchimura
17-11-2 11-6-3

VTJ 4th
Main Event | 66 kg | 66 kg

2014.02.23
Weigh-In: 145.1 lbs (65.8 kgs)
Draw | Decision | Majority
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Toby Imada
17-11-1 30-18-0

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
17-10-1 7-4-0

VTJ 2nd
Co-Main Event | Featherweight | 66 kg

2013.06.22
Weigh-In: 144.6 lbs (65.6 kgs)
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Georgi Karakhanyan
17-9-1 19-3-1

Dream 18: Special NYE 2012
Main Card | Featherweight | 66 kg

2012.12.31
Odds: -145 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 143.3 lbs (65.0 kgs) | Referee: Yuji Shimada
Win | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Takeshi Inoue
16-9-1 21-5-0

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 (65.0 kgs) | Referee: Yuji Shimada
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 20:00 Total

Kazuyuki Miyata
15-9-1 11-7-0

Dream: Fight For Japan! 2
Main Event | Title Defense | Featherweight | 65 kg

2011.07.16
Odds: +135 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 143.3 lbs (65.0 kgs) | Referee: Yuji Shimada
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Robbie Peralta
15-8-1 13-3-0

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 (65.5 kgs) | Referee: Mike Beltran
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 20:00 Total

Bibiano Fernandes
14-8-1 8-2-0

Fields Dynamite!! 2010
Main Event | Title Challenge | Featherweight | 63 kg

2010.12.31
Odds: +160 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 138.7 lbs (62.9 kgs) | Referee: Yuji Shimada
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:45 Round 1 of 2

Chase Beebe
13-8-1 14-6-0

Dream 16
Main Card | Featherweight | 63 kg

2010.09.25
Odds: -200 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 141.1 lbs (64.0 kgs) | Referee: Kenichi Serizawa
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
4:27 Round 1 of 3

Joachim Hansen
12-8-1 19-9-1

Dream 14
Main Card | Catchweight | 65 kg

2010.05.29
Odds: +230 (Moderate Underdog) Upset Victory | Weigh-In: 143.0 lbs (64.9 kgs) | Referee: Yuji Shimada
#49 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2010
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
2:54 Round 1 of 3

Michihiro Omigawa
12-7-1 8-8-1

Fields Dynamite!! 2009
Main Card | Featherweight

2009.12.31
Odds: -128 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 141.0 lbs (64.0 kgs) | Referee: Yoshinori Umeki
Loss | Decision | Split
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Bibiano Fernandes
11-6-1 5-2-0

Dream 11: Featherweight & Superhulk GP Finale
Main Event | Tournament Finals | 63 kg

2009.10.06
Weigh-In: 138.8 lbs (63.0 kgs) | Referee: Yuji Shimada
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:32 Round 2 of 2, 10:32 Total

Hideo Tokoro
11-6-1 25-20-2

Dream 11: Featherweight & Superhulk GP Finale
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal | 63 kg

2009.10.06
Odds: -230 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 138.8 lbs (63.0 kgs) | Referee: Kenichi Serizawa
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
9:40 Round 1 of 2

Yoshiro Maeda
10-6-1 24-6-4

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 (63.0 kgs) | Referee: Kenichi Serizawa
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:40 Round 2 of 2, 10:40 Total

Jong Won Kim
9-6-1 0-0-0

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 (63.0 kgs) | Referee: Kenichi Serizawa
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Cub Swanson
9-5-1 12-2-0

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 (66.2 kgs) | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
WEC 37 Fight of the Night
Loss | KO/TKO | Punch
1:31 Round 1 of 3

Leonard Garcia
9-4-1 10-3-0

WEC 32: New Mexico
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2008.02.13
Odds: -102 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 143.0 lbs (64.9 kgs)
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
7-3-1 3-0-1

K-1 : HERO'S 8
Main Card

2007.03.12
Loss | KO/TKO | Knee
0:30 Round 1 of 2

Gesias Cavalcante
7-2-1 8-1-1

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
5-1-1 12-3-1

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
5-1-1 14-3-0

K-1 : HERO'S 3
Main Card

2005.09.07
Win | KO/TKO | Punch
1:56 Round 1 of 3

Jani Lax
4-1-1 3-2-0

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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