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Kengo Shimizu

Other names  Ken-Shimu
Name  Kengo Shimizu
Nationality  Japanese
Trained by  Jayson Vemoa
Height  1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Losses  5
Style  Kyokushinkaikan

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Born  Kengo Shimizu November 17, 1983 (age 32) Japan (1983-11-17)
Weight  85 kg (187 lb; 13 st 5 lb)
Division  Middleweight Light heavyweight Heavyweight

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Kengo Shimizu (Japanese: 清水賢吾; born in November 17, 1983), is a Japanese middleweight kickboxer competing in RISE and GLORY promotion.

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Kyokushin Karate career

Started doing Kyokushin Karate at the age of 16, joining Kyokushin Kaikan Tokyo Itabashi Dojo. Achieved last 8 at 20th All Japan Weight Category Tournament at the age of 19. His biggest achievement was 2nd place at 24th All Japan Weight Category Tournament, where he fought as heavyweight and lost to Osamu Shiojima. That qualified him for 9th World Open Tournament, but he didn't make remarkable achievement.

Kickboxing career

He made pro debout in 2006, fighting mostly in RISE promotion. In 2012, with a promotion record of 8-1, he rematched Raoumaru for vacant RISE Heavyweight title. Shimizu dominated the fight, just like the first fight, this time scoring 3rd-round knockout with a high kick.

Next year he dropped weight and fought for vacant RISE Light Heavyweight title against, making a revanche against Makoto Uehara at RISE 92 in Tokyo, Japan. Uehara got the split decision victory, with a point deduction from Shimizu in the second.

He dropped weight again and won Road to Glory Japan -85 kg tournament on March 3, 2013, defeating Yuki Niimura and Magnum Sakai by decisions on the same night and joined Glory's middleweight division.

He made Glory debout on September 28, 2013, replacing Steve Wakeling and joining Glory 10: Los Angeles - Middleweight World Championship Tournament. He lost in semi finals to eventual winner Joe Schilling by unanimous decision.

Titles and achievements

  • Kickboxing
  • 2013 Road to Glory Japan 85kg Tournament Winner
  • 2012 RISE Heavyweight Champion +100 kg (1 Title Def.)
  • Kyokushin Karate – IKO 1
  • 2011 10th World Open Tournament, Participated
  • 2011 28th All Japan Weight Category Tournament, heavyweight, Last 8
  • 2007 9th World Open Tournament, Participated
  • 2007 24th All Japan Weight Category Tournament, heawyweight
  • 2005 22nd All Japan Weight Category Tournament, heavyweight, Last 8
  • 2004 21st All Japan Weight Category Tournament, heavyweight, Last 8
  • 2003 20th All Japan Weight Category Tournament, Last 8
  • References

    Kengo Shimizu Wikipedia

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