Photo of Wataru Sakata
Team Rings Japan
Age 46
Gender Male
Height 5' 9"
Weight Class

Wataru Sakata is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 11 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 11-14-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 21 years, 11 months, 6 days
Rounds Fought 34.4
Avg. Fights/Year 1.1
Longest Layoff 13 years
Quickest Turnaround 3 weeks, 2 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 3 6 1
Losses 2 4 6
Finish Rate 81.8%
Finished Rate 42.9%
Win by Decision Rate 9.1%
Loss by Decision Rate 42.9%
Win by KO Rate 27.3%
Loss by KO Rate 14.3%
Win by SUB Rate 54.5%
Loss by SUB Rate 28.6%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

3 Losses

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:00
Fastest KO 02:29
Fastest SUB 01:45
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 04:59
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.7
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 08:22
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF 12/31/2016 L
(11-13-0)
Hayato Sakurai
(34-13-2)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Rizing Fighting Federation - 2016 Grand Prix - Final Round
2 0:00
NSF 12/31/2003 L
(11-12-0)
Daniel Gracie
(2-1-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Pride: Shock Wave 2003
1 7:12
NSF 08/08/2002 L
(11-11-0)
Mario Sperry
(8-2-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Universal Fighting-Arts Organization: Legend
3 5:00
NSF 03/30/2002 W
(10-11-0)
Toro Irison
(0-0-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Deep: 4th Impact
1 4:05
NSF 12/23/2001 W
(9-11-0)
Kosei Kubota
(20-14-5)
TKO/RSC (Punches)
Deep: 3rd Impact
1 4:05
NSF 08/18/2001 W
(8-11-0)
Adrian Serrano
(38-16-4)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Deep: Heatwave
1 5:00
NSF 02/24/2001 L
(8-10-0)
Ryushi Yanagisawa
(23-20-9)
Decision (Split Decision)
Rings: King of Kings 2000 Final
2 5:00
NSF 10/09/2000 L
(8-9-0)
Dave Menne
(26-6-2)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Rings: King of Kings 2000 Block A
2 5:00
NSF 09/05/2000 L
(8-8-0)
Gustavo Machado
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC ( Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
Rings: Battle Genesis Volume 6
1 1:35
NSF 05/13/2000 W
(7-8-0)
Mansour Heidari
(0-0-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Extreme Fighting 9: World Class
3 4:00
NSF 04/20/2000 W
(6-8-0)
Branden Hinkle
(2-3-0)
Submission (Leg Lock)
Rings: Millennium Combine 1
1 7:23
NSF 12/22/1999 L
(6-7-0)
Renzo Gracie
(7-0-1)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Rings: King of Kings 1999 Block B
1 1:25
NSF 10/03/1999 W
(5-7-0)
Chris Watts
(3-0-0)
Submission (Achillies Lock)
Total Fight KRG 5
1 6:59
NSF 08/19/1999 L
(5-6-0)
Hiromitsu Kanehara
(5-3-0)
Decision (Lost Points)
Rings: Rise 5th
3 5:00
NSF 06/24/1999 W
(4-6-0)
Borislav Jeliazkov
(1-1-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Rings: Rise 4th
1 6:49
NSF 03/20/1999 L
(4-5-0)
Borislav Jeliazkov
(0-1-0)
Submission (Choke)
Rings: Rise 1st
1 8:28
NSF 02/21/1999 L
(4-4-0)
Sean Alvarez
(2-1-0)
Decision
Rings: Final Capture
3 5:00
NSF 12/23/1998 W
(3-4-0)
Dick Vrij
(10-7-0)
TKO/RSC
Rings: World Mega Battle Tournament
1 2:29
NSF 06/27/1998 W
(2-4-0)
Willie Peeters
(9-7-0)
Submission
Rings: Fourth Fighting Integration
1 1:45
NSF 02/08/1998 L
(2-3-0)
Willie Peeters
(8-7-0)
Decision
Rings Holland: The King of Rings
2 5:00
NSF 09/26/1997 W
(1-3-0)
Valentijn Overeem
(4-0-0)
Submission (Ankle Lock)
Rings: Extension Fighting 7
1 2:16
NSF 01/22/1997 W
(0-3-0)
Sean McCully
(1-3-0)
Unknown
Rings: Budokan Hall 97
NSF 08/24/1996 L
(0-2-0)
Willie Peeters
(5-4-0)
Submission (Neck Lock)
Rings: Maelstrom 6
1 18:31
NSF 01/24/1996 L
(0-1-0)
Eruhin Micha
(1-0-0)
Unknown
Rings: Budokan Hall 96'
NSF 01/25/1995 L
(0-0-0)
Tsuyoshi Kosaka
(0-0-0)
Unknown
Rings: Budokan Hall 95'
* 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