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Sanae Kikuta

Sanae Kikuta

Fighter Details

  • Given Name: 菊田早苗, Kikuta Sanae
  • Pro MMA Record: 31-9-3, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: N/A
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 48 | Date of Birth: 1971.09.10
  • Last Fight: December 23, 2014 in RFC
  • Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 178.4 lbs
  • Affiliation: GRABAKA
  • Height: 5'9" (176cm) | Reach: N/A
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: Nerima-ku, Tokyo, Japan
  • Fighting out of: Tokyo, Japan
  • College: Nippon Sport Science University
  • Foundation Style: Judo
  • Head Coach: Satoru Sayama
  • Other Coaches: Toshihiko Koga
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Kikuta has fought in many prolific promotions including Pride, Shooto, Pancrase, UFC, Sengoku, and Grabaka. His background is Kickboxing and Judo. He won the Kanto Judo Middleweight class in middle school and in high school he won the 86 kg class at the National Athletic High School Meeting. In university he learned Judo under the legendary Olympic gold medalist Toshihiko Koga. After High school he traveled to Australia to learn Kickboxing. When he returned he won the Heavyweight class of the All Japan Amateur Shoot Boxing Championship. He is the former Pancrase Light Heavyweight champion. He holds notable victories over Egan Inoue, Masanori Suda, Takafumi Ito, Eugene Jackson, Kazuo Takahashi, Ikuhisa Minowa, Eduardo Pamplona, Elvis Sinosic and Hidehiko Yoshida.

Kikuta started off his career winning the 1996 and 1997 Tournament of J. He went 3-1-1 in Pride with his only loss coming to Renzo Gracie. Kikuta is also 1-0 in the UFC with his win coming against Eugene Jackson.


He won  the 2001 ADCC 88 kg class. Currently he runs the Grabaka gym in Tokyo.
 

Last updated 03.21.2013, 3:17 PM ET
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