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Mizuto Hirota

Mizuto "Pugnus" Hirota

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  • Given Name: 廣田瑞人, Hirota Mizuto
  • Professional MMA Record: 15-7-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Pugnus
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 33 | Date of Birth: 1981.05.05
  • Last Fight: April 29, 2014 in DEEP
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 146.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Freelance
  • Height: 5'7" (171cm) | Reach: 67.0" (170cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $5,136 USD
  • 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.

Last updated 03.12.2013, 9:46 PM ET
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Mizuto Hirota MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Daisuke Nakamura

DEEP 66 Impact
Main Card | 68 kg | 68 kg

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

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

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

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

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

Katsunori Kikuno

Deep 55 Impact
Main Card | Title Challenge | Lightweight | 70 kg

Loss | Submission | Shoulder
1:17 Round 1 of 3

Shinya Aoki
Ref: Yuji Shimada

Fields Dynamite!! 2009
Main Card | Lightweight

Odds: +293 Moderate Underdog | Weigh-In: 152.0 lbs
#15 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

Odds: +325 Moderate Underdog Upset Victory | Weigh-In: 154.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Mitsuhiro Ishida



Katsuya Inoue


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

Kazunori Yokota
Ref: Samio Kimura

Sengoku 6
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal | 70 kg

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

Odds: +318 Moderate Underdog Upset Victory | Weigh-In: 154.1 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Tomonari Kanomata


Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Johnny Frachey


Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Doo Ki Shin


Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Ganjo Tentsuku


Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Takashi Nakakura


Win | Decision | Unanimous

Jin Kazeta


Win | Decision | Unanimous

Danilo Cherman


Win | Decision | Unanimous

Kabuto Kokage


Win | Decision | Unanimous

Yoshihiro Koyama


Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Hiroaki Okada


Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Masaaki Yamamori



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