Biography(references)Wakamatsu was born in Satsumasendai, Kagoshima, a rural part of the Kagoshima prefecture, and grew up there with his parents and three siblings. As a youngster, Wakamatsu played soccer and started boxing, but never took sports too seriously and spent much of his time getting into trouble. "Little Piranha" graduated high school and became a carpenter, but his life turned around when he followed his mother and siblings to Tokyo to chase bigger opportunities. There, he started training at Chonan's Tribe Tokyo MMA after he had watched him compete in PRIDE and admired his courageous style of fighting.
Awards & Accolades
Reece McLaren vs. Yuya Wakamatsu | Full Fight Replay
Reece McLaren vs. Yuya Wakamatsu | ONE Championship Full Fight
Yuya Wakamatsu vs. Demetrious Johnson | Full Fight Replay
Yuya Wakamatsu vs. Kim Kyu Sung | ONE Championship Full Fight
Yuya Wakamatsu vs. Dae Hwan Kim | ONE Full Fight | October 2019
Yuya Wakamatsu vs. Geje Eustaquio | ONE Full Fight | Knockout Blow | August 2019
Demetrious Johnson vs. Yuya Wakamatsu | "Mighty" Debut | March 2019 | ONE: Full Fight
ONE: Full Fight | Danny Kingad vs. Yuya Wakamatsu | Crazy Comeback | September 2018
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