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Kiyoshi Tamura


Win Rate
67 %
Finish Rate
81 %
Decision Win %
67 %

Kiyoshi Tamura

5' 11 (180 cm)
Main Division
Kiyoshi Tamura is a Japanese professional wrestler and mixed martial artist. Once a student of legendary professional wrestlers Lou Thesz, Billy Robinson and Akira Maeda, Tamura was known for his skill in catch wrestling. A professional MMA competitor from 1995 until 2008, he competed for the PRIDE Fighting Championships, K-1, RINGS, DEEP, DREAM, and fought at K-1 Premium 2007 Dynamite!!
Fighter Trivia
On July 7, 2007, Tamura married tarento and pro wrestling host Yumiko Sakurai.

Awards & Accolades

  • Fighting Network RINGS: RINGS Openweight Championship (Two times; first)
  • Fighting Network RINGS: 1997 RINGS Mega Battle Tournament Winner
  • Fighting Network RINGS: 1996 RINGS Mega Battle Tournament Runner Up
  • Fighting Network RINGS: 1999 RINGS King of Kings Tournament Semifinalist
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated: PWI ranked him #98 of the top 500 singles wrestlers of the "PWI Years" in 2003
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards: Best Technical Wrestler (1998)

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