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Shuhei Higashi

Shuhei Higashi
  • Given Name: 東修平, Higashi Shuhei
  • MMA Record: 10-5-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname:
  • Current Streak: 2 Wins
  • Age: 27 | Date of Birth: 1990.03.29
  • Last Fight: June 17, 2017 in DW
  • Weight Class: Featherweight | Last Weigh-In: N/A
  • Affiliation: AACC
  • Height: N/A | Reach: N/A
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: Mie, Japan
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Ota, Tokyo, Japan
  • Personal Pages: Facebook

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    updated Fri Feb 23 01:40:21 2018
    #66
    Shuhei Higashi is the 66th ranked of 418 active Japan Pro Featherweights.
    Also ranked at: Bantamweight (79th)

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Shuhei Higashi MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | KO/TKO
Round 1 of 3

Cn Duman Yerjiang
9-5-1 6-6-0

Cn Chinese MMA Super League
Main Card | Featherweight

2017.06.17
Win | KO/TKO
:13 Round 2 of 2, 5:13 Total

Jp Yoji Saito
8-5-1 8-7-1

Jp GRACHAN 29 x 1MC vol. 3
Main Card | Bantamweight | 61 kg

2017.05.14
Loss | Submission | Choke
2:28 Round 3 of 3, 12:28 Total

Jp Fumiya Sasaki
8-4-1 8-13-2

Jp GRACHAN 25 x BFC Vol. 2
Co-Main Event | Vacant Title | Bantamweight | 61 kg

2016.10.10
Loss | Decision | Majority
2 Rounds, 10:00 Total

Jp Kensaku Nakamura
8-3-1 15-8-5

Jp GRACHAN 22 x Brave Fight 12
Main Card | Bantamweight | 61 kg

2016.02.28
Win | Submission | Choke
4:40 Round 1 of 2

Jp Tomoaki Ueyama
7-3-1 5-11-2

Jp GRACHAN 18
Co-Main Event | Flyweight | 57 kg

2015.08.01
Win | KO/TKO
3:25 Round 1 of 2

Jp Kazumitsu Tanaka
6-3-1 1-1-0

Jp GRACHAN 16
Main Card | Featherweight | 66 kg

2015.03.29
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:07 Round 2 of 2, 6:07 Total

Jp Harutoshi Tomono
5-3-1 0-2-0

Jp GRACHAN 14 x Mach Matsuri
Main Card | Featherweight | 66 kg

2014.07.20
Cancelled Bout Yusuke Horichi GRACHAN 14 x Mach Matsuri 2014.07.20
Reason: Horichi Withdrew
Loss | Submission | Armlock

Jp Yuta Takemoto

Jp DEEP

2012.03.03
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Jp Sin Kitagawa

Jp DEEP

2011.12.17
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Akio Tasaka

Jp DEEP

2011.09.03
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Jp Teruo Kawajiri

Jp DEEP

2011.07.02
Win | Submission | Armlock

Jp Kotaro Kazama

Jp DEEP

2011.05.07
Loss | Submission | Choke

Jp Yusuke Kagiyama

Jp DEEP

2011.04.24
Draw

Jp Kazuki Hayashida

Jp Fighting Network ZST

2011.02.06
Win | Submission | Armlock

Kazuo Miyazawa

Jp Fighting Network ZST

2010.12.26
Loss | Submission | Leglock

Jp Yuji Nakamura

Jp GRACHAN

2010.11.07
Amateur Results Opponent Event Date
Win

Jp Yuya Matsuno

Jp Soul Fight Vol. 7
Main Card | 70 kg | 70 kg

2014.05.04
Cancelled Bout Takahumi Ono GRACHAN Challenge 4 2014.04.27
Win | KO/TKO
2:34 Round 1 of 1

Jp Takayuki Kawasaki
0-0-0 0-0-0

Jp GRACHAN Challenge 4
Main Card | Featherweight | 66 kg

2014.04.27
Cancelled Bout Taiyo Hayashi Pancrase Bayside Fight 1 2013.09.01

Shuhei Higashi Wiki Update Wiki

Higashi fought at the '2017 Lethwei Grand Prix in Japan" event under Lethwei rules, and faced a technical Burmese prospect in Tun Twin Moe. Having a good first round, Higashi went on the front foot,  controlling the ring and applying an aggressive wrestling clinch and takedown game to stifle his Burmese foe's outside striking.  


Although Higashi would show a strong fighting spirit with plentiful ring confidence and grit, as the fight progressed Twin Moe began to take the lead with his accumilation of landed strikes, technical striking ability, and anti-grappling defense. For every slam and clinch success, it seemed the Burmese man would become more determined to put the MMA fighter down with a knockout.


The well-conditioned Higashi would throw few kicks or knees, mainly bursting foreward with flurries of explosive punches at a time, while also looking for good clinch or takedown opportunities. 

Despite almost collapsing and being dropped several times throughout the fight - Higashi pushed on and after 5 gruelling rounds the contest was declared a draw. 


At the ending the exhausted but elated Japanese fighter limped across the ring and celebrated his achieving a moral victory, with his face beaten bloody and his left leg almost half purple from being pulverised with inside and outside low-kicks.

Last updated 11.15.2017, 7:06 PM ET
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