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"Pugnus"

14-7-1

Mizuto Hirota

Mizuto "Pugnus" Hirota

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  • Given Name: 廣田瑞人, Hirota Mizuto
  • Professional MMA Record: 14-7-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Pugnus
  • Current Streak: 3 Losses
  • Age: 32 | Date of Birth: 1981.05.05
  • Last Fight: June 08, 2013 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Featherweight | Last Weigh-In: 146.0 lbs
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $5,136 USD
  • Height: 5'7" (171cm) | Reach: 67.0" (170cm)
  • Gym/Affiliation: Freelance
  • Born: Japan
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Isahaya, Japan
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Former Sengoku Lightweight Champion Mizuto Hirota was on the receiving end of one of the most brutal submission finishes in MMA history, but after sitting out for a year and a half after having his arm broken, Hirota has had a resurgence in his MMA career.

Hirota is known mainly as a boxer with some wrestling skill, scoring eight of his 14 victories by KO/TKO. After defeating Satoru Kitaoka to win the Sengoku title, he would then fight Shinya Aoki at Dynamite!! 2009. There was bad blood between the two, as Aoki was out to get revenge for his teammate who had just suffered a loss to Hirota. Aoki caught Hirota in a hammerlock, but Hirota refused to submit. Aoki then brutally broke Hirota's arm, and then proceeded to give Hirota the finger after the win. After this, Hirota would not fight again for over a year and a half. However, when he returned, he would win two fights against Katsunori Kikuno and Seichi Ikemoto, which would earn him a fight for Strikeforce against Pat Healy.

Hirota surprised many when he gave Healy a very tough fight in his U.S. debut. However, he would lose a decision to the veteran, in a fight that some thought Hirota deserved to win. As Strikeforce folded, Hirota would be brought into the UFC as a featherweight. In Hirota's featherweight debut, he would lose a unanimous decision to BJJ wizard Rani Yahya. Hirota proved to be a tough customer on the ground, not only by fending off a tight arm triangle choke from Yahya, but even coming very close to landing an armbar from his back against the one time ADCC champ.

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Mizuto Hirota MMA Fight Record

Professional Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout Daisuke Nakamura
DEEP 66 Impact
Main Card | 68 kg | 68 kg
2014.04.29
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Rodrigo Damm
Ref: Mario Yamasaki
UFC on FUEL TV 10: Nogueira vs. Werdum 2
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs
2013.06.08
Odds: +135 Slight Underdog | Weigh-In: 146.0 lbs
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Rani Yahya
Ref: Marc Goddard
UFC on FUEL TV 8: Silva vs. Stann
Main Card | Featherweight | 66 kg
2013.03.02
Odds: -150 Slight Favorite | Weigh-In: 146.0 lbs
Cancelled Bout Jorge Gurgel Strikeforce 2012.09.29
Reason: Event Cancelled
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Pat Healy
Ref: Dave Hagen
Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs
2012.07.14
Odds: +410 Heavy Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $5,136 Base | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Seichi Ikemoto
Ref: Yoshinori Umeki
DEEP 57 Impact
Main Event | Title Defense | Lightweight | 70 kg
2012.02.18
Win | Decision | Unanimous Katsunori Kikuno DEEP 2011.08.26
Loss | Submission | Shoulder
1:17 Round 1 of 3
Shinya Aoki
Ref: Yuji Shimada
Fields Dynamite!! 2009
Main Card | Lightweight
2009.12.31
Odds: +293 Moderate Underdog | Weigh-In: 152.0 lbs
#14 Greatest Submission of All Time
Win | KO/TKO | Knees
2:50 Round 4 of 5, 17:50 Total
Satoru Kitaoka
Ref: Samio Kimura
Sengoku 9
Main Card | Title Challenge | Lightweight | 70 kg
2009.08.02
Odds: +325 Moderate Underdog Upset Victory | Weigh-In: 154.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Mitsuhiro Ishida
Shooto : Shooto Tradition Final 2009.05.10
Draw Katsuya Inoue Valkyrie 2009.02.28
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Kazunori Yokota
Ref: Samio Kimura
Sengoku 6
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal | 70 kg
2008.11.01
Odds: -203 Moderate Favorite Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 154.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punch
4:25 Round 2 of 3, 9:25 Total
Ryan Schultz
Ref: Yoshinori Umeki
Sengoku 4
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 70 kg
2008.08.24
Odds: +318 Moderate Underdog Upset Victory | Weigh-In: 154.1 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Tomonari Kanomata Valkyrie 2008.04.05
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Johnny Frachey Valkyrie 2008.02.11
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Do Gi Sin Valkyrie 2007.12.01
Loss | Decision | Unanimous Ganjo Tentsuku Shooto 2007.08.05
Loss | Decision | Unanimous Takashi Nakakura Shooto 2007.02.17
Win | Decision | Unanimous Jin Kazeta Shooto 2006.05.12
Win | Decision | Unanimous Danilo Cherman Shooto 2006.02.17
Win | Decision | Unanimous Kabuto Kokage Shooto 2005.12.17
Win | Decision | Unanimous Yoshihiro Koyama Shooto 2005.09.23
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Hiroaki Okada Shooto 2005.06.03
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Masaaki Yamamori Shooto 2005.02.06

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