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Satoru Kitaoka

Satoru Kitaoka

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  • Given Name: 北岡悟, Kitaoka Satoru
  • MMA Record: 40-15-9 (Win-Loss-Draw)
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  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 37 | Date of Birth: 1980.02.04
  • Last Fight: July 30, 2017 in RFF
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 154.3 lbs
  • Affiliation: Lotus
  • Height: 5'6" (168cm) | Reach: N/A
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $7,910 USD
  • Born: Nara, Japan
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  Promoter
  • Fighting out of: Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook
  • College: N/A
  • Foundation Style: Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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    Japan

    updated Sat Dec 16 17:24:26 2017
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    Satoru Kitaoka is the 1st ranked of 330 active Japan Pro Lightweights.

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Satoru Kitaoka MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout

Jp Kiichi Kunimoto
40-15-9 18-7-2

Jp RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2017: 2nd Round
Main Card | 75 kg | 75 kg

2017.12.29
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
4:48 Round 2 of 2, 14:48 Total

Jp Yusuke Yachi
40-14-9 17-6-0

Jp RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2017 1st Round
Main Card | 70 kg | 70 kg

2017.07.30
Odds: +105 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 154.3 lbs (70.0 kgs)
Win | Submission | Choke
8:10 Round 1 of 2

Us Daron Cruickshank
39-14-9 18-8-0

Jp RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2016: 2nd Round
Main Card | 70 kg | 70 kg

2016.12.29
Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Jason Herzog
Win | Submission | Leglock
1:05 Round 1 of 3

Br Leonardo Mafra
38-14-9 13-3-0

Jp Pancrase 281
Main Card | Lightweight | 70 kg

2016.10.02
Disclosed Pay: $2,910 Bonus | Weigh-In: 155.9 lbs (70.7 kgs) | Referee: Masato Fukuda
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jp Kota Shimoishi
37-14-9 16-3-0

Jp DEEP 76 Impact: Strawweight GP 2016 Opening Round
Main Event | Title Defense | Lightweight | 70 kg

2016.06.26
Loss | KO/TKO | Punch
1:24 Round 4 of 5, 16:24 Total

Jp Kazuki Tokudome
37-13-9 14-6-1

Jp Pancrase 271
Main Event | Vacant Title | Lightweight | 70 kg

2015.11.01
Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Tomoki Matsumiya
Win | Submission | Choke
0:54 Round 2 of 3, 5:54 Total

Jp Yuki Okano
36-13-9 10-7-1

Jp DEEP Cage Impact 2015
Main Event | Title Defense | Lightweight | 70 kg

2015.07.20
Weigh-In: 154.8 lbs (70.2 kgs)
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jp Akira Okada
35-13-9 9-3-3

Jp Pancrase 265
Main Event | Tournament Finals | 70 kg

2015.03.15
Disclosed Pay: $5,000 Bonus | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Kenichi Serizawa
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jp Yoshiyuki Yoshida
34-13-9 17-6-0

Jp DEEP DREAM Impact: Omisoka Special
Main Event | Title Defense | Lightweight | 70 kg

2014.12.31
Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Richie Whitson
33-13-9 12-5-0

Jp Pancrase 261
Main Event | Tournament Semifinal | 70 kg

2014.10.05
Weigh-In: 154.8 lbs (70.2 kgs) | Referee: Kenichi Serizawa
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jp Naoto Miyazaki
32-13-9 10-2-3

Jp DEEP 66 Impact
Main Event | Title Defense | Lightweight | 70 kg

2014.04.29
Loss | KO/TKO | Punch
0:19 Round 2 of 3, 5:19 Total

Ru Ramazan Esenbaev
32-12-9 5-1-0

Jp Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2013
Main Card | Lightweight | 70 kg

2013.12.31
Win | Submission | Choke
1:19 Round 1 of 3

Us Dom O'Grady
31-12-9 15-5-1

Jp Pancrase 252: 20th Anniversary
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 70 kg

2013.09.29
Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jp Daisuke Nakamura
30-12-9 27-13-0

Jp DEEP 62 Impact
Main Event | Title Challenge | Lightweight | 70 kg

2013.04.26
Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
3:46 Round 2 of 3, 8:46 Total

Us Will Brooks
30-11-9 7-0-0

Jp Dream 18: Special NYE 2012
Main Card | Lightweight | 70 kg

2012.12.31
Odds: -345 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 154.3 lbs (70.0 kgs) | Referee: Yuji Shimada
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jp Katsunori Kikuno
29-11-9 16-4-2

Jp DEEP 58 Impact
Main Event | Lightweight | 70 kg

2012.06.15
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Jp Shinya Aoki
29-10-9 29-5-0

Jp Dream: Fight For Japan! New Year! 2011
Main Card | Title Challenge | Lightweight | 70 kg

2011.12.31
Odds: +390 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 154.3 lbs (70.0 kgs) | Referee: Moritaka Oshiro
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Willamy Freire
28-10-9 24-4-0

Jp Dream 17
Main Card | Lightweight | 70 kg

2011.09.24
Odds: -130 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 154.3 lbs (70.0 kgs) | Referee: Kenichi Serizawa
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jp Jutaro Nakao
27-10-9 23-15-4

Jp Deep 53 Impact
Main Card | Lightweight | 70 kg

2011.04.21
Win | Submission | Choke

Jp Kuniyoshi Hironaka

Jp Pancrase

2010.10.03
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Br Jorge Rodrigues

Jp Pancrase

2010.06.05
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
3:23 Round 2 of 3, 8:23 Total

Us Jorge Masvidal
25-9-9 18-4-0

Jp Sengoku 11
Main Card | Lightweight | 70 kg

2009.11.07
Odds: -163 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 154.3 lbs (70.0 kgs)
Loss | KO/TKO | Knees
2:50 Round 4 of 5, 17:50 Total

Jp Mizuto Hirota
25-8-9 11-3-1

Jp Sengoku 9
Main Card | Title Defense | Lightweight | 70 kg

2009.08.02
Odds: -450 (Heavy Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 153.8 lbs (69.8 kgs) | Referee: Samio Kimura
Win | Submission | Leglock

Jp Yukio Sakaguchi

Jp Pancrase

2009.06.07
Win | Submission | Leglock
1:41 Round 1 of 5

Jp Takanori Gomi
23-8-9 29-4-0

Jp Sengoku no Ran 2009
Main Card | Tournament Finals

2009.01.04
Odds: +165 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 154.0 lbs (69.9 kgs) | Referee: Kenichi Serizawa
Win | Submission | Leglock
1:16 Round 1 of 3

Jp Eiji Mitsuoka
21-8-9 14-5-2

Jp Sengoku 6
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal | 70 kg

2008.11.01
Odds: -198 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 154.0 lbs (69.9 kgs) | Referee: Samio Kimura
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jp Kazunori Yokota
21-8-9 8-1-3

Jp Sengoku 6
Main Card | Tournament Finals

2008.11.01
Weigh-In: 154.0 lbs (69.9 kgs) | Referee: Samio Kimura
Win | Submission | Leglock
0:31 Round 1 of 3

Us Clay French
20-8-9 15-2-0

Jp Sengoku 4
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 70 kg

2008.08.24
Odds: -241 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 154.3 lbs (70.0 kgs) | Referee: Kenichi Serizawa
Win | Submission | Choke
0:50 Round 1 of 3

Nz Ian James Schaffa
19-8-9 7-4-2

Jp Sengoku 2
Main Card | Lightweight | 70 kg

2008.05.18
Odds: -323 (Moderate Favorite) | Referee: Tomoki Matsumiya
Loss | Decision | Split

Jp Katsuya Inoue

Jp Pancrase

2008.01.30
Win | Decision | Split

Us Jason Palacios

Jp Pancrase

2007.09.05
Win | Submission | Choke
2:37 Round 2 of 3, 7:37 Total

Br Fabricio Monteiro
17-7-9 16-4-0

Jp Deep 29 Impact
Co-Main Event | Tournament Finals | 70 kg

2007.04.13
Win | Decision | Unanimous

It Gustavo Picone

Jp Pancrase

2007.02.28
Win | Submission | Leglock

Kr Joo Pyo Hong

Jp Pancrase

2006.10.25
Win | Submission | Choke

Gb Paul Daley

Jp Pancrase

2006.08.27
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Jp Daizo Ishige

Jp Pancrase

2006.05.02
Win | Submission | Choke

Jp Tatsunori Tanaka

Jp Pancrase

2006.03.19
Draw

Jp Katsuya Inoue

Jp Pancrase

2006.01.26
Win | Submission | Leglock

Us Carlos Condit
12-6-8 12-1-0

Jp Pancrase

2005.10.02
Win | Submission | Leglock

Us Thomas Schulte

Jp Pancrase

2005.07.10
Win | Decision | Split

Jp Hidehiko Hasegawa

Jp Pancrase

2005.03.06
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Jp Katsuya Inoue

Jp Pancrase

2004.11.07
Draw

Heath Sims

Jp Pancrase

2004.09.24
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Kurt Pellegrino

Jp Pancrase

2004.07.25
Win | Submission | Choke

Jp Takaichi Hirayama

Jp Pancrase

2004.05.28
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Jp Eiji Ishikawa

Jp Pancrase

2004.03.29
Draw | Unanimous

Jp Tadahiro Hosaka

Jp Pancrase

2004.02.15
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Jp Naoki Seki

Jp Pancrase

2003.10.31
Draw

Jp Yuji Hoshino

Jp Pancrase

2003.06.22
Draw

Jp Takuya Wada

Jp Pancrase

2003.04.12
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Jp Hiroki Nagaoka

Jp Pancrase

2003.01.26
Win | Decision | Majority

Jp Taro Minato

Jp Pancrase

2002.10.29
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Jp Hiroyuki Nozawa

Jp Pancrase

2002.07.28
Win | Submission | Leglock

Jp Kenji Arai

Jp Pancrase

2002.07.28
Loss | KO/TKO | Knee

Jp Hidetaka Monma

Jp Pancrase

2002.07.28
Win | Decision | Majority

Jp Kenji Arai

Jp Pancrase

2002.05.11
Loss | Decision | Majority

Jp Koji Oishi

Jp Pancrase

2002.03.25
Draw

Jp Hiroki Nagaoka

Jp Pancrase

2001.12.01
Win | Decision

Jp Yohei Ota

Jp Greatest Common Multiple

2001.10.08
Draw

Junya Miyakawa

Jp Pancrase

2001.08.25
Draw

Jp Kenichi Serizawa

Jp Greatest Common Multiple

2001.08.15
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Jp Yuji Hoshino

Jp Pancrase

2001.06.26
Draw

Jp Kosei Kubota

Jp Pancrase

2001.03.31
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Kazuhito Kikuchi

Jp Pancrase

2000.12.09
Loss | Decision | Majority

Yoshinori Kawasaki

Jp Pancrase

2000.10.31

Satoru Kitaoka Wiki Update Wiki

Kitaoka is a Lightweight and has fought most of his career in Pancrase but has also fought in Dream, Deep, and Sengoku. He is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and a black belt in Judo. He has beaten notable fighters in Kurt Pellegrino, Carlos Condit, Paul Daley, Kazunori Yokota, Eiji Mitsuoka, Takanori Gomi, Jutaro Nakao, and Katsunori Kikuno. He was the first Sengoku Lightweight champion and won the 2008 Sengoku Lightweight Grand Prix. Kitaoka is regarded as one of the lightweight division's best grapplers..



Kitaoka challenged for the Lightweight belt at Deep: 62 Impact against champion Daisuke Nakamura. Kitaoka won by decision to claim the Lightweight title.


Kitaoka's next fight would be a non-title affair against Dom O'Grady at Pancrase 252: 20th Anniversary on Spet 29, 2013. Kitaoka would dominate the bout, ending it via guillotine choke just over one minute into the opening round. 


Kitaoka would lose his next fight however, getting knocked out by Ramazan Esenbaev at Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2013 on December 31, 2013. 


2014 would prove to be a great year for Kitaoka as he would go 3-0 for the year. He first win came in a defense of his DEEP Lightweight title against Naoto Miyazaki at DEEP: 66 Impact on on April 29, 2014. Kitaoka would win the fight via unanimous decision. He would win his second fight of the year via unanimous decision over Richie Whitson at Pancrase: 261 on October 5, 2014. Kitaoka would then close out a perfect 2014 by beating Yoshiyuki Yoshida via unanimous decision at DEEP-DREAM Impact 2014: Omisoka Special on December 31, 2014.


Kitoaka would increase his winning streak to four fights when he won his opening fight of 2015, handing Akira Okada a unanimous decision loss at Pancrase: 265 on March 15, 2015.

Last updated 07.03.2015, 3:12 PM ET
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