Lightweight division mixed martial artist who has fought for Pride Fighting Championships and Ultimate Fighting Championship. He went 15 fights without incurring a loss, but 2 of those matches did result in draws.
He made his debut in 2000 in a fight against Kiyohito Sugata. He defeated Sugata by TKO only 42 seconds into the first round.
The majority of his victories came by means of submission, results that were in large part to his rodeo style of fighting.
He was born in Yokosuka, Japan.
He was defeated in a fight against Thiago Tavares in 2007.