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Masato

Updated: 2011-04-04
Masato

Facts

Country Japan Age 35
Club Silver Wolf Height 174 cm / 5'9"
Style Kick Boxing Weight 70 kg / 154 lbs
Website http://www.k-masato.com/ Categories MAX

Titles
I.S.K.A. World Welterweight Champion K-1 WORLD MAX 2002, 2003 Japan Tournament Champion K-1 WORLD MAX 2002 3rd Place K-1 WORLD MAX 2003 Champion K-1 WORLD MAX 2004 Finalist K-1 WORLD MAX 2007 2nd Place

Results Total Win KOs Loss Draw
K1 Fights 39 34 9 4 1
Other Fights 25 22 8 2 1
Statistics 64 88% 27% 9% 2

Description

Masato (born March 10, 1979) is a Japanese kickboxer and K-1 MAX World Grand Prix champion. He was born in Chiba, Japan.

His real name is Masato Kobayashi. Masato is best known for his rock-star good-looks, cocky--yet reserved and respectful demeanor, freakish reflexes, overwhelming speed, technical precision, unyielding determination, pro-boxing hand skills (through which he has outboxed the likes of Mike Zambidis and Albert Kraus) and his explosive low-kicks, by which most of his knockouts have come. Masato has yet to be knocked unconscious in his 49-fight professional career.

He has appeared in films such as IZO, Buyuden, Dead or Alive 2, and Shukyoku Ninja.

He married Japanese actress Shin Yazawa in February. Masato's K-1 World Max entrance song is called "Silver Wolf" and it's by a japanese heavy metal band called "Stab Blue". 2007.

Recent events

Masato defeated Brazilian mixed martial arts fighter Gesias "JZ" Calvancanti in K-1 MAX on June 28th, 2007.

On October 3, 2007, Masato defeated Buakaw Por. Pramuk and Artur Kyshenko. He then lost to Andy Souwer in the finals.

Information partly retrieved from Wikipedia 

Last 30 fights

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Eye witness reports / Comments

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Dchan (329 posts)
Posted: 2007-09-28 at: 01:01
So little info compared to Buakaw, it sucks. Masato has books written about him so I don't see why it's so hard to get some info on this dude.

He's my favorite K-1 Fighter
Kim, Editor (1536 posts)
Posted: 2007-10-14 at: 12:15
We need more people to update the fighter profiles! It´s easy and everyone can do it, so let´s contribute and create the fighterprofiles we all want to have.
Nejc (136 posts)
Posted: 2007-12-21 at: 03:33
added a small thing, Masato's entrance song info :)
I'm from Slovenia, so please, if anyone sees any grammatical errors please correct it ;)
thanks
Pablo (795 posts)
Posted: 2008-04-03 at: 01:31
Nejc, I'm from Spain and may not be the best entitled here to judge, but I think your English is excellent
Sidekick (492 posts)
Posted: 2008-04-04 at: 07:12
Great fighter Masato...love to see the hunger in his eyes!
OSU!
pudyfer (6 posts)
Posted: 2008-08-05 at: 12:47
he's the most popular...but souwer is better in my opinion although i like masato
Simon (12 posts)
Posted: 2008-09-30 at: 01:49
Agree with pudyfer, i think that souwer is better aswell. However i think that masato has got the best boxing skills in k1 max. He totally outclassed Baukaw in the 2007 finals.
Adali (2 posts)
Posted: 2008-12-08 at: 07:53
Masato is really fast and strong
i like his fights
Aleksej (3 posts)
Posted: 2009-01-11 at: 03:46
Masato besten in Welt
Aleksej (3 posts)
Posted: 2009-01-11 at: 03:54
k-1 besten
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Posted: 2009-08-03 at: 05:02
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Predrag (13 posts)
Posted: 2010-03-08 at: 02:33
Its a shame that masato is out(retired)
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