Kazushi
Sakuraba

"The Gracie Hunter"
  • Age:
    51
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 9"
  • Weight:
    183
  • Fighting Out Of:

Stats

W-L-D
25-18-1
(T)KO
5-11
SUB
17-3

Kazushi
Sakuraba

"The Gracie Hunter"
  • Age:
    51
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 9"
  • Weight:
    183
  • Fighting Out Ofs:

Stats

W-L-D
25-18-1
(T)KO
5-11
SUB
17-3

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    5

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:38
  • Fastest KO:
    00:38
  • Fastest SUB:
    01:09

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    88%
  • Finished Rate:
    77.8%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    12%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    22.2%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    20%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    61.1%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    68%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    16.7%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    25-18-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    19 years, 5 months, 15 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    85.5
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    2.4
  • Longest Layoff:
    4 years, 3 month, 5 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    19 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.9
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    09:34
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    1.7
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    08:24

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF
12/29/2015
Loss
25-17-1
Shinya Aoki
(36-6-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Rizin Fighting Federation - Day 1
1 05:00
NSF
09/24/2011
Loss
25-16-1
Yan Cabral
(9-0-0)

Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Dream 17
2 02:42
NSF
12/31/2010
Loss
25-15-1
Marius Zaromskis
(14-5-0)

TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage)
K-1 - Dynamite!! Power of Courage 2010
1 02:16
NSF
09/25/2010
Loss
25-14-1
Jason Miller
(24-7-0)
Middleweight
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Dream 16
1 02:09
NSF
05/29/2010
Loss
25-13-1
Ralek Gracie
(2-0-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Dream 14
3 05:00
NSF
10/25/2009
Win
24-13-1
Zelg Galesic
(9-4-0)

Submission (Knee Bar)
Dream 12 - The Cage of the Rising Sun
1 01:40
NSF
10/06/2009
Win
23-13-1
Rubin Williams
(0-0-0)

Submission (Kimura)
Dream 11 - Featherweight Grand Prix 2009 Final
1 02:53
NSF
12/31/2008
Loss
23-12-1
Kiyoshi Tamura
(31-13-2)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
K-1 Dynamite
3 05:00
NSF
06/15/2008
Loss
23-11-1
Melvin Manhoef
(21-4-1)

KO
Dream 4- Middleweight Grand Prix
1 01:30
NSF
04/29/2008
Win
22-11-1
Andrews Nakahara
(0-0-0)
Middleweight
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Dream 2: Opening Round of Middleweight GP Tournament
1 08:29
NSF
12/31/2007
Win
21-11-1
Masakatsu Funaki
(38-11-1)

Submission (Kimura)
K-1 Hero's Dynamite! 2007
1 06:25
NSF
09/17/2007
Win
20-11-1
Katsuyori Shibata
(2-1-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
K-1 - Hero's Middleweight Tournament Final
1 06:20
NSF
06/02/2007
Loss
20-10-1
Royce Gracie
(13-3-3)
Middleweight
187 vs 188
Decision (Split Decision)
K-1 Hero's Dynamite USA
5 05:00
NSF
03/12/2007
Win
19-10-1
Yuri Kiselov
(1-3-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
K-1: Olympia Hero's 2007
1 01:26
NSF
12/31/2006
Loss
19-9-1
Yoshihiro Akiyama
(9-1-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Premium 2006 Dynamite
1 05:37
NSF
08/05/2006
Win
18-9-1
Kestutis Smirnovas
(16-5-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
K-1: Hero's 2006 Middle & Light Heavy Weight Tournament
1 06:41
NSF
12/31/2005
Win
17-9-1
Ikuhisa Minowa
(30-22-8)

Submission (Referee Stoppage from a Kimura)
Pride: Shock Wave 2005
1 09:39
NSF
10/23/2005
Win
16-9-1
Ken Shamrock
(26-9-2)

TKO/RSC
Pride 30: Fully Loaded
1 02:27
NSF
06/26/2005
Loss
16-8-1
Ricardo Arona
(10-2-0)

TKO/RSC (Corner Threw in the Towel)
Pride: Critical Countdown 2005
2 05:00
NSF
04/23/2005
Win
15-8-1
Dong-Sik Yoon
(0-0-0)

KO
Pride: Total Elimination 2005
1 00:38
NSF
06/20/2004
Win
14-8-1
Antonio Schembri
(3-1-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pride: Critical Countdown 2004
3 05:00
NSF
12/31/2003
Loss
14-7-1
Rogerio Nogueira
(6-1-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pride: Shock Wave 2003
5 05:00
NSF
11/09/2003
Win
13-7-1
Kevin Randleman
(14-6-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
Pride: Final Conflict 2003
3 02:36
NSF
08/10/2003
Loss
13-6-1
Wanderlei Silva
(21-3-1)

KO (Punch)
Pride: Total Elimination 2003
1 05:00
NSF
03/16/2003
Loss
13-5-1
Antonio Schembri
(2-0-0)

KO
Pride 25: Body Blow
1 06:07
NSF
11/24/2002
Win
12-5-1
Gilles Arsene
(1-0-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
Pride 23: Championship Chaos 2
3 02:08
NSF
08/28/2002
Loss
12-4-1
Mirko Cro Cop
(2-0-2)

TKO/RSC (Eye Injury)
Pride: Shock Wave
2 00:00
NSF
11/03/2001
Loss
12-3-1
Wanderlei Silva
(16-3-0)
Middleweight
TKO/RSC
Pride 17: Championship Chaos
1 10:00
NSF
07/29/2001
Win
11-3-1
Quinton Jackson
(9-1-0)

Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Pride 15: Raging Rumble
1 05:41
NSF
03/25/2001
Loss
11-2-1
Wanderlei Silva
(14-3-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Knees and Stomp)
Pride 13: Collision Course
1 01:38
NSF
12/23/2000
Win
10-2-1
Ryan Gracie
(1-0-0)

Decision
Pride 12: Cold Fury
1 10:00
NSF
10/31/2000
Win
9-2-1
Shannon Ritch
(15-16-0)

Submission (Achilles Lock)
Pride 11: Battle of the Rising Sun
1 01:09
NSF
08/27/2000
Win
8-2-1
Renzo Gracie
(9-1-1)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Kimura)
Pride 10: Return of the Warriors
2 09:42
NSF
05/01/2000
Loss
7-1-1
Igor Vovchanchyn
(35-2-0)

TKO/RSC (Corner threw in the Towel due to Exhaustion)
Pride: Grand Prix 2000 Final Round
1 15:00
NSF
05/01/2000
Win
7-1-1
Royce Gracie
(12-1-1)

TKO/RSC (Corner Threw in the Towel)
Pride: Grand Prix 2000 Final Round
6 15:00
NSF
01/30/2000

7-1-1
Guy Mezger
(22-9-2)

Unknown (Forfeit)
Pride: Grand Prix 2000 Opening Round
1 15:00
NSF
11/21/1999
Win
6-1-1
Royler Gracie
(3-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from a Kimura)
Pride 8
2 13:16
NSF
09/12/1999
Win
5-1-1
Anthony Macias
(12-5-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
Pride 7
2 02:29
NSF
07/04/1999
Win
4-1-1
Ebenezer Braga
(10-3-1)

Submission (Arm Lock)
Pride 6
1 09:40
NSF
04/29/1999
Win
3-1-1
Vitor Belfort
(6-1-0)

Decision
Pride 5
2 10:00
NSF
10/11/1998
Draw
3-1-0
Allan Goes
(3-1-1)

Draw
Pride 4
3 10:00
NSF
06/24/1998
Win
2-1-0
Carlos Newton
(4-3-0)

Submission (Knee Bar)
Pride 3
2 05:19
NSF
03/15/1998
Win
1-1-0
Vernon White
(11-21-1)

Submission (Arm Bar)
Pride 2
3 06:53
NSF
12/21/1997
Win
0-1-0
Conan Silveira
(3-1-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
UFC: Ultimate Japan 1
1 03:45
NSF
12/21/1997

0-1-0
Conan Silveira
(3-1-0)

Unknown (Inadvertent Stoppage)
UFC: Ultimate Japan 1
1 01:51
NSF
07/14/1996
Loss
0-0-0
Kimo Leopoldo
(3-2-0)

Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
S-Cup
1 04:20

* 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