Biography(references)Kazuo Misaki Japanese: 三崎和雄 is a retired Japanese professional mixed martial artist. A professional competitor from 2001 until 2013, he was the 2006 PRIDE Welterweight Grand Prix Champion, and also competed in Sengoku, Pancrase, DEEP, and Strikeforce. His 2010 bout with Jorge Santiago for the Sengoku Middleweight Championship was InsideMMA's "Fight of the Year."
Fighter Trivia(references)On March 19, 2009, Misaki was pulled over by a police officer for talking on his cellphone while driving, when pulling over Misaki attempted to flee the scene, knocking into the arresting officers' car. On June 26, the Tokyo District Court sentenced him to one year of prison, which has been suspended for three years. Misaki fought and beat Kazuhiro Nakamura at Sengoku 9, however he did not receive pay, and went on immediate indefinite suspension after the fight.
Awards & Accolades
PRIDE Fighting Championships: 2006 PRIDE Welterweight Grand Prix Champion
Sherdog: 2010 Fight of the Year vs. Jorge Santiago
Inside MMA: 2010 Bazzie Award for Fight of the Year vs. Jorge Santiago
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