| 上原 誠|
76.0 in (193 cm)
| 1.82 m (5 ft 11 ⁄2 in)|
| November 14, 1984 (age 31)
Tokyo, Japan (1984-11-14) |
90.3 kg (199 lb; 14.22 st)
Makoto Uehara Wikipedia
Makoto Uehara (Japanese: 上原 誠; born November 14, 1984) is a Japanese Shidokan Karateka and heavyweight kickboxer competing in K-1.
He faced Hiromi Amada at the K-1 World Grand Prix 2012 in Tokyo Final 16 on October 14, 2012 and won via unanimous decision.
Despite qualifying for the K-1 World Grand Prix 2012 Final, Uehara was left out in the cold when the event rolled around and was replaced by the higher-ranked Pavel Zhuravlev.
Uehara defeated Kengo Shimizu by way of split decision at RISE 92 in Tokyo on March 17, 2013 to win the RISE 90 kg title.
He was set to fight Dustin Jacoby at Glory 12: New York - Lightweight World Championship Tournament in New York City on November 23, 2013 but the match was switched to Glory 13: Tokyo - Welterweight World Championship Tournament in Tokyo, Japan on December 21, 2013. He defeated Jacoby by split decision.2013 RISE 90 kg champion
2011 RISE Heavyweight Tournament runner up
2011 RISE Heavyweight champion
31st Shidokan Karate Strong Open Tournament champion