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Team Rodeo Style
Age 37
Gender Male
Height 5' 8"
Weight Class

Naoyuki Kotani is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 34 wins, 16 losses and 4 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 34-16-4 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 18 years, 8 months
Rounds Fought 67.8
Avg. Fights/Year 2.9
Longest Layoff 1 year
Quickest Turnaround 3 weeks, 6 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 6 23 3
Losses 8 1 7
Finish Rate 85.3%
Finished Rate 56.3%
Win by Decision Rate 8.8%
Loss by Decision Rate 43.8%
Win by KO Rate 17.6%
Loss by KO Rate 50.0%
Win by SUB Rate 67.6%
Loss by SUB Rate 6.3%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

1 Loss

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:00
Fastest KO 00:20
Fastest SUB -
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 0.8
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 04:02
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.9
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 09:24
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF 05/05/2019 L
(34-15-4)
Koshi Matsumoto
(15-7-2)
KO (Strike)
Shooto - 30th Anniversary Tour
4 0:00
NSF 11/17/2018 W
(33-15-4)
Shutaro Debana
(1-1-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Shooto - Professional Shooto
2 0:51
NSF 12/17/2017 L
(33-14-4)
Marif Piraev
(17-1-1)
LW Decision
Akhmat Fight Club - Akhmat Battle 44
3 5:00
NSF 10/15/2017 L
(33-13-4)
Yuki Kawana
(8-1-1)
Decision (Majority Decision)
Professional Shooto 10/15/17
3 5:00
NSF 04/23/2017 W
(32-13-4)
Yoichi Fukumoto
(15-10-1)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Shooto - Professional Shooto
1 0:00
NSF 06/12/2016 L
(32-12-4)
Dmitriy Parubchenko
(7-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Real Fight Championship 5
2 3:17
Official MMA Fight Results 09/27/2015 L
(32-11-4)
Kajan Johnson
(20-12-1)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night 75 (Japan): Nelson vs Barnatt
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/25/2014 L
(32-10-4)
Yan Cabral
(11-1-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.0)
Submission
UFC 179: Aldo vs Mendes II
2 3:06
Official MMA Fight Results 07/18/2014 L
(32-9-4)
Norman Parke
(16-2-1)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night 46: Brandao vs McGregor
2 3:41
NSF 02/23/2014 W
(31-9-4)
Yoshihiro Koyama
(17-4-2)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Vale Tudo Japan 4
3 5:00
NSF 10/05/2013 W
(30-9-4)
Daisuke Hoshino
(5-5-1)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Vale Tudo Japan 3
1 0:00
NSF 06/09/2013 W
(29-9-4)
Vitali Krat
(3-0-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Rings - Yokohama Tournament
1 2:47
NSF 04/07/2013 W
(28-9-4)
Kang Jung-Min
(2-4-1)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
ZST 35
1 2:45
NSF 11/23/2012 W
(26-9-4)
Koji Mori
(3-0-1)
Submission (Knee Bar)
ZST 33
1 1:40
NSF 11/23/2012 W
(26-9-4)
Shinichi Taira
(1-2-2)
Decision
ZST 33
2 5:00
NSF 09/17/2012 W
(25-9-4)
Darius Minkevicius
(4-4-0)
LW Submission (Kimura)
ZST 32
1 2:24
NSF 03/09/2012 W
(24-9-4)
Ryuki Ueyama
(11-12-5)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Rings - Reincarnation
1 0:00
NSF 01/22/2012 W
(23-9-4)
Daisuke Hanazawa
(15-13-3)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Rings - Battle Genesis Volume 9
2 4:03
NSF 09/04/2011 W
(22-9-4)
Katsuya Inoue
(18-7-2)
LHW Submission (Arm Bar)
Pancrase Impressive Tour 9
1 1:44
NSF 07/17/2011 W
(21-9-4)
Ryo Asami
(1-3-0)
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage)
Rings - The Outsider 17
1 1:00
NSF 02/06/2011 W
(20-9-4)
Keigo Hirayama
(1-4-2)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
ZST: 27
1 1:44
NSF 04/25/2010 L
(20-8-4)
Jorge Masvidal
(19-5-0)
Decision (Split Decision)
Astra - Yoshida's Farewell
3 5:00
NSF 11/23/2009 W
(19-8-4)
Daisuke Nakamura
(19-9-0)
Submission (Choke)
Zst 22
1 1:37
NSF 11/23/2008 W
(18-8-4)
Katsuhiko Nagata
(4-3-0)
Submission (Heel Hook)
ZST 11/23/08
2 4:38
NSF 10/01/2008 L
(18-7-4)
Koji Oishi
(16-7-6)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pancrase 2008 Shining Tour 8
2 5:00
NSF 11/23/2007 D
(17-7-4)
Masanori Kanehara
(6-2-1)
Draw
ZST: 5th Anniversary
2 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 09/08/2007 L
(17-6-4)
Dennis Siver
(10-4-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 154.0)
KO
UFC 75: Champion vs. Champion
2 2:04
Official MMA Fight Results 04/05/2007 L
(17-5-4)
Thiago Tavares
(10-0-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 154.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night 9
3 5:00
NSF 11/23/2006 D
(16-5-4)
Erikas Petraitis
(10-4-0)
Draw
ZST: The Battle Field 11
2 5:00
NSF 05/27/2006 W
(15-5-4)
Shinya Sato
(7-9-5)
Submission (Arm Bar)
ZST: GT-F2
1 2:09
NSF 02/18/2006 D
(15-5-3)
Darius Skliaudys
(5-0-2)
Draw
ZST: The Battle Field 9
2 5:00
NSF 12/10/2005 W
(14-5-3)
Vito Woods
(0-2-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
XFO 8
1 1:23
NSF 09/25/2005 L
(14-4-3)
Luiz Azeredo
(7-3-0)
KO
Pride: Bushido 9
1 0:11
NSF 01/23/2005 D
(14-4-2)
Darius Skliaudys
(4-0-1)
Draw
ZST: Grand Prix 2 - Finals
3 3:00
NSF 12/03/2004 L
(14-3-2)
Roger Huerta
(6-1-1)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
XFO 4
1 1:29
Official MMA Fight Results 10/15/2004 L
(14-2-2)
Yves Edwards
(27-8-1)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from a Kick)
Mixed Fighting Championship 2: Road to the Titles
1 3:11
NSF 09/12/2004 W
(13-2-2)
Hideo Tokoro
(8-4-0)
Submission (Heel Hook)
ZST: The Battle Field 6
1 1:44
NSF 07/04/2004 W
(12-2-2)
Remigijus Morkevicius
(8-2-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
ZST: Battle Hazard 1
1 2:07
NSF 05/05/2004 L
(12-1-2)
Marcus Aurelio
(10-1-0)
TKO/RSC
ZST: The Battle Field 5
1 3:34
NSF 01/11/2004 L
(12-0-2)
Rich Clementi
(13-7-1)
Decision
ZST: Grand Prix Tournament: Final Round
2 5:00
NSF 11/23/2003 W
(11-0-2)
Mindaugas Smirnovas
(8-4-2)
Submission (Arm Bar)
ZST: Grand Prix Tournament: Opening Round
1 0:41
NSF 09/07/2003 W
(10-0-2)
Mindaugas Smirnovas
(8-3-2)
Submission (Heel Hook)
ZST: The Battle Field 4
1 1:36
NSF 04/05/2003 D
(10-0-1)
Mindaugas Smirnovas
(8-3-1)
Draw
Rings Lithuania: Bushido Rings 7: Adrenalinas
3 3:00
NSF 03/09/2003 W
(9-0-1)
Antoine Skinner
(4-0-0)
Submission (Ankle Lock)
ZST: The Battle Field 2
1 1:35
NSF 11/23/2002 W
(8-0-1)
Mindaugas Laurinaitis
(0-1-0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
ZST: The Battle Field 1
0:00
NSF 09/08/2002 W
(7-0-1)
Kenichi Serizawa
(3-2-1)
TKO/RSC
Greatest Common Multiple: Demolition 1
1 0:20
NSF 06/16/2002 W
(6-0-1)
J-Taro Takita
(0-1-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Greatest Common Multiple: ORG 3rd -Costume Competition
1 2:32
NSF 02/15/2002 W
(5-0-1)
Yoshinobu Ohta
(3-3-1)
TKO/RSC (Rear Naked Choke)
Rings: World Title Series Grand Final
1 1:41
NSF 12/21/2001 W
(4-0-1)
Takahito Iida
(0-0-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Rings: World Title Series 5
1 3:02
NSF 09/21/2001 W
(3-0-1)
Hideo Tokoro
(0-0-0)
Decision (Majority Decision)
Rings: Battle Genesis Volume 8
3 5:00
NSF 04/20/2001 D
(3-0-0)
Jiro Wakabayashi
(0-0-0)
Draw
Rings: World Title Series 1
3 5:00
NSF 03/17/2001 W
(2-0-0)
Curtis Brigham
(2-0-0)
Submission (Hammerlock)
Rings USA: Battle of Champions
2 1:59
NSF 09/05/2000 W
(0-0-0)
Kiyohito Sugata
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
Rings: Battle Genesis Volume 6
1 0:42
NSF 09/05/2000 W
(0-0-0)
Tashiro Nishiuchi
(0-0-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Rings: Battle Genesis Volume 6
1 0:32
* 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