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"Mr. DEEP"

27-25-6

Ryuta Sakurai

"Mr. DEEP" Ryuta Sakurai

Fighter Details

  • Given Name: 桜井隆多, Sakurai Ryuta
  • Pro MMA Record: 27-25-6 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Mr. DEEP
  • Current Streak: 2 Wins
  • Age: 49 | Date of Birth: 1971.09.18
  • Last Fight: December 21, 2019 in GRACHAN
  • Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: R-BLOOD
  • Height: 5'10" (178cm) | Reach: N/A
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
  • Fighting out of: Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
  • College: Cheshire Academy
  • Foundation Style: Wrestling
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    Japan

    updated Sun Oct 25 11:27:17 2020
    #15
    Ryuta Sakurai is the 15th ranked of 127 active Japan Pro Welterweights.
    Also ranked at: Middleweight (6th)

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Wiki

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Ryuta Sakurai is a Japanese mixed martial artist competing in the middlweight division. Sakurai was a former DEEP Middleweight Champion, having defeated former champion Ryuki Ueyama at DEEP - 17th Impact by TKO in the first round. However, Sakurai would lose the title in his first defense against Ryo Chonan at DEEP - 23 Impact in the first round due to a cut. Years later he would fight for the title again at DEEP - 40 Impact in a rematch against rival Riki Fukuda. Sakurai would come up short again against Fukuda, this time losing via TKO in the first round.

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Videos & Highlights

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    Career Highlights

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  • MMA Weekly : Jon Jones bites back at Khabib Nurmagomedov being called the UFC’s GOAT
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