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Team Kiguchi Dojo
Age 43
Gender Male
Height 5' 8"
Weight Class

Hayato Sakurai is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 35 wins, 13 losses and 2 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 35-13-2 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 20 years, 2 months, 27 days
Rounds Fought 89.9
Avg. Fights/Year 2.5
Longest Layoff 3 years, 3 months, 2 days
Quickest Turnaround 1 month, 5 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 12 8 15
Losses 5 4 4
Finish Rate 57.1%
Finished Rate 69.2%
Win by Decision Rate 42.9%
Loss by Decision Rate 30.8%
Win by KO Rate 34.3%
Loss by KO Rate 38.5%
Win by SUB Rate 22.9%
Loss by SUB Rate 30.8%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

1 Win

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:27
Fastest KO 00:27
Fastest SUB 00:37
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.6
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 08:08
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.1
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 10:15
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF 12/31/2016 W
(34-13-2)
Wataru Sakata
(11-13-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Rizing Fighting Federation - 2016 Grand Prix - Final Round
2 0:00
NSF 09/29/2013 L
(34-12-2)
Jae Suk Lim
(9-5-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Mach Festival
1 5:21
NSF 12/31/2012 W
(33-12-2)
Phil Baroni
(15-15-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Dream 18 - Special NYE 2012
3 5:00
NSF 12/31/2011 W
(32-12-2)
Ryo Chonan
(20-12-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Dream - Fight for Japan: Genki Desu Ka! New Year! 2011
3 5:00
NSF 12/31/2010 L
(32-11-2)
Jason High
(11-3-0)
Decision (Split Decision)
K-1 - Dynamite!! Power of Courage 2010
3 5:00
NSF 05/29/2010 L
(32-10-2)
Nick Diaz
(22-7-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Dream 14
1 0:00
NSF 12/31/2009 L
(32-9-2)
Akihiro Gono
(30-15-7)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Dream & Sengoku: Dynamite 2009
2 3:56
NSF 07/20/2009 L
(32-8-2)
Marius Zaromskis
(11-3-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Dream 10 - Welterweight Grand Prix 2009 Final
1 4:03
NSF 04/05/2009 W
(31-8-2)
Shinya Aoki
(18-3-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Dream 8 - Welterweight Grand Prix 2009 Opening Round
1 0:27
NSF 12/31/2008 W
(30-8-2)
Katsuyori Shibata
(2-5-1)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
K-1 Dynamite
1 7:01
NSF 09/23/2008 W
(29-8-2)
Kuniyoshi Hironaka
(12-5-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Dream 6 - Middleweight Grand Prix 2008 Final
2 5:00
NSF 05/03/2008 L
(29-7-2)
David Baron
(15-2-0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Shooto: Shooto Tradition 1
1 4:50
NSF 03/14/2008 W
(28-7-2)
Hidetaka Monma
(14-7-3)
TKO/RSC
Dream 1- Lightweight Grand Prix 2008 (opening round)
1 4:12
NSF 12/31/2007 W
(27-7-2)
Hidehiko Hasegawa
(14-8-3)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Saitama Super Arena Yarennoka: Fedor Returns
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/24/2007 W
(26-7-2)
Mac Danzig
(16-3-1)
WW
(164.0 vs. 160.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Pride 33: Second Coming
2 4:01
NSF 08/26/2006 W
(25-7-2)
Luciano Azevedo
(9-2-0)
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage)
Pride: Bushido 12 Survival 06' Second Round
1 6:35
NSF 06/04/2006 W
(24-7-2)
Olaf Alfonso
(5-4-0)
KO
Pride: Bushido 11 Survival 06' Opening Round
1 1:04
NSF 12/31/2005 L
(24-6-2)
Takanori Gomi
(23-2-0)
LW KO
Pride: Shock Wave 2005
1 3:56
NSF 09/25/2005 W
(22-6-2)
Jens Pulver
(19-5-1)
KO
Pride: Bushido 9
1 8:56
NSF 09/25/2005 W
(22-6-2)
Joachim Hansen
(12-2-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pride: Bushido 9
2 5:00
NSF 08/20/2005 W
(21-6-2)
Shinya Aoki
(3-1-0)
WW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Professional Shooto in Yokohama : A Live Road
3 5:00
NSF 05/22/2005 W
(20-6-2)
Milton Vieira
(4-2-0)
Decision
Pride: Bushido 7
2 5:00
NSF 10/14/2004 L
(20-5-2)
Crosley Gracie
(1-0-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Pride: Bushido 5
2 1:02
NSF 07/19/2004 W
(19-5-2)
Brady Fink
(2-1-0)
Submission (Choke)
Pride: Bushido 4
1 4:08
NSF 02/15/2004 L
(19-4-2)
Rodrigo Gracie
(4-0-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pride: Bushido 2
2 5:00
NSF 12/31/2003 W
(18-4-2)
Daiju Takase
(5-8-1)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pride: Shock Wave 2003
3 5:00
NSF 09/15/2003 L
(18-3-2)
Ryo Chonan
(4-3-0)
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage)
Deep: 12th Impact
3 2:10
NSF 06/25/2003 W
(17-3-2)
Dave Menne
(35-9-2)
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
Deep: 10th Impact
2 2:11
NSF 03/04/2003 W
(16-3-2)
Ryuki Ueyama
(9-5-3)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Deep: 8th Impact
3 5:00
NSF 12/14/2002 L
(16-2-2)
Jake Shields
(7-3-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Shooto
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/22/2002 L
(16-1-2)
Matt Hughes
(28-3-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 169.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
UFC 36: Worlds Collide
4 3:01
NSF 12/16/2001 W
(15-1-2)
Dan Gilbert
(3-3-0)
MW Submission (Heel Hook)
Shooto: To The Top Final Act
1 1:53
NSF 08/26/2001 L
(15-0-2)
Anderson Silva
(6-1-0)
MW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Shooto: To The Top Vol.7
3 15:00
NSF 03/01/2001 W
(14-0-2)
Jean Alberch
(1-0-0)
Decision
Golden Trophy 2001
2 3:00
NSF 12/17/2000 W
(13-0-2)
Frank Trigg
(7-0-0)
MW TKO/RSC
Shooto: R.E.A.D. 2000 Shooto (Final Act)
2 2:25
NSF 08/04/2000 W
(12-0-2)
Luiz Azeredo
(1-0-0)
MW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Shooto : R.E.A.D. 2000 Shooto(8)
3 5:00
NSF 03/17/2000 W
(11-0-2)
Tetsuji Kato
(11-1-0)
MW Decision (Split Decision)
Shooto: R.E.A.D. 2000 Shooto (2)
3 5:00
NSF 12/11/1999 W
(10-0-2)
Haroldo Cabelinho
(2-2-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Punches)
Vale Tudo Japan 99
3 1:31
NSF 07/16/1999 W
(9-0-2)
Brad Aird
(1-0-1)
MW Submission (Arm Bar)
Shooto: the Renaxis 1999
1 0:37
NSF 05/29/1999 W
(8-0-2)
Marcelo Aguiar
(2-1-1)
MW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Shooto: the Renaxis 1999 - Shooto 10th Anniversary
3 5:00
NSF 01/15/1999 W
(7-0-2)
Ademir Oliveira
(0-0-0)
MW KO (Knee)
Shooto: the Renaxis 1999
1 0:34
NSF 10/25/1998 W
(6-0-2)
Sergei Bytchkov
(5-0-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Vale Tudo Japan 98
1 4:59
NSF 07/29/1998 W
(5-0-2)
Ronny Rivano
(4-4-1)
MW Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Shooto: Las Grandes Viajes 4
1 1:10
NSF 05/13/1998 W
(4-0-2)
Jutaro Nakao
(5-2-1)
MW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Shooto: Las Grandes Viajes 3
3 5:00
NSF 11/29/1997 D
(4-0-1)
Marcelo Aguiar
(2-0-0)
Draw
Vale Tudo Japan 97
3 8:00
NSF 10/12/1997 W
(3-0-1)
Alex Cook
(3-3-0)
MW Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Shooto: Reconquista 4
1 1:09
NSF 08/27/1997 W
(2-0-1)
Ali Elias
(2-0-0)
MW Submission (Arm Bar)
Shooto: Reconquista 3
1 1:23
NSF 06/25/1997 W
(1-0-1)
Hiroyuki Kojima
(2-1-0)
MW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Shooto: Gig'97
2 5:00
NSF 01/18/1997 D
(1-0-0)
Takuya Kuwabara
(4-0-1)
Draw
Shooto: Reconquista 1
3 3:00
NSF 10/04/1996 W
(0-0-0)
Caol Uno
(0-0-0)
WW Submission (Arm Bar)
Shooto: Let's Get Lost
1 2:52
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class