Riki
Fukuda
19-7-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 6 fights.
Record: 19-7-0
Summary: Wrestling, strength

Fighter Info

From: Gifu Japan
Fights Out Of: Tokyo Japan
Age: 33
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
757
46% Successful
350
Types of Successful Strikes
0
350
78% Standing
18%
272
63
15
Striking Defense
64
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
29
45% Successful
13
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
5
0
Takedown Defense
75
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Riki Fukuda Mar 2, 2013
69 1 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Brad Tavares 116 0 0 0
Win
Riki Fukuda Nov 10, 2012
85 3 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Tom DeBlass 44 0 0 0
Loss
Costas Philippou Jul 7, 2012
42 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Riki Fukuda 44 0 0 0
Win
Riki Fukuda Feb 25, 2012
124 3 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Steve Cantwell 47 1 1 0
Loss
Nick Ring Feb 26, 2011
41 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Riki Fukuda 28 6 0 3
Win
Riki Fukuda
DREAM 8: Welterweight Grand Prix 2009 1st Round
Apr 5, 2009
32 0 0 0 R2 Decision - Unanimous
Murilo Rua 44 2 1 2

Biography

TRAINING: MMA training during day time - MMA three times a week, wrestling one time a week and jiu-jitsu one time a week. Physical and Cardio training in the evening.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
I wrestled in high school and college, and started to train MMA after I graduated.

What ranks and titles have you held?
DEEP 4th Middleweight Champion (current title holder)

Do you have any heroes? Riki Choshu (legendary pro wrestler in Japan)

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a great chance to have more success in my MMA career.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Graduated Yamanashi Gakuin University, B.A in Law.

What was your job before you started fighting? Bouncer

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 2000  All Japan College Wrestling, Greco-Roman style 3rd. 2001  All Japan College - East,  Greco-Roman style 2nd, Freestyle 3rd. 2002  All Japan College Wrestling, Freestyle 3rd. 2004  Amateur Shooto Champion (91Kg)

Favorite grappling technique: Takedown and positioning

Favorite Striking technique: All
•    Has won nine of his last 12

•    Loss to Ring broke seven fight winning streak

•    Loss to Ring was one of the most controversial of 2011, with most observers believing Fukuda deserved the win

•    Pro since 2004

•    Has defeated Brandon Wolff, Ryuta Sakurai (three times), Murilo Rua, Hiromitsu Kanehara. Also faced Joe Doerksen and Joey Villasenor

•    Standout college wrestler

•    Seven wins by knockout, one by submission.

Career

More Fighters