Motonobu
Tezuka
19-6-4( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 19-6-4
Summary: Grappling

Fighter Info

From: Nagano Japan
Fights Out Of: Osaka Japan
Age: 26
Height: 5' 7" ( 170 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
110
24% Successful
26
Types of Successful Strikes
0
26
96% Standing
25
1
Striking Defense
51
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
27
11% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
1
0
Takedown Defense
0
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Vaughan Lee Feb 16, 2013
20 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Motonobu Tezuka 4 1 1 0
Loss
Alex Caceres Nov 10, 2012
64 0 0 1 R3 Decision - Split
Motonobu Tezuka 22 2 0 1

Biography

TRAINING: Practice to get familiar with the cage, overall strengthening of sparring and the southpaw stance.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
I started Karate-based MMA in ZENDOKAI, and JUDO at high school when I was at 16 years old to become a pro wrestler.

What ranks and titles have you held? DEEP Rookie of the Year, Pancrase Rookie of the Year, Currently ranked #1 in Pancrase

Do you have any heroes?
Any villain in special effects movies and cartoon characters playing the villain's role.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s an honor to be in the UFC, the largest and major league in MMA in the world. It’s the summit of my career.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
No

What was your job before you started fighting? I held many part-time jobs when I was looking to become a professional fighter.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Won ZENDOKAI Real Fighting Championship in 2005 and 2006

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black Belt in JUDO & ZENDOKAI KARATE, Brown Belt in Jiu-Jitsu

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar

Favorite Striking technique: Hook

•    Pro since 2005

•    Five wins by submission, one by knockout

•    Has won 12 of his last 15

Career

Key Opponents

Alex Caceres
Alex Caceres
10-6-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )

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