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Megumi Fujii

Megum Fujii (born April 26, 1974) is a top ranked Japanese mma fighter in the 115 pound division, and considered one of the best pouind for pound fighters in the world. Fujii is undefeated with a 21-0 record.


BackgroundEdit

BiographyEdit

Fujii has won the Japanese Sambo championship, as well as being a two time Pam-Am Brazilian jiu-jitsu champ in 2004 and 2006. She also placed 3rd in the ADCC world championships twice in 2005 and 2007.

Fujii is trained by Pride MMA veteran Hiroyuki Abe and top heavweight mma fighter Josh Barnett. She also trains other female fighters, such as top ranked Hitomi Akano.



MMA CareerEdit

thumb|500px|left|Fujii vs.Yumi Matsumoto

StatisticsEdit

Born

Okayama Prefecture, Japan

Fighting out of

Tokyo, Japan
Nickname Mega Megu

HT

5'3

WT

115

Fighting Style

Kickboxing, Sambo, Judo, Jiu-jitsu, Catch Wrestling

Home Gym

Abe Ani Combat Club

http://www.aacc-sports.com/

Debut and Beginning SuccessEdit

Megumi Fujii began her career with an impress :40 second win over Yumi Matsamoto sat a Smackgirl event in August 2004


Fujii would make her U.S. debut three months later at Hook 'n' Shoot, defeating fomer UFC commenator Erica Montoya via decsion. This would be Montoya's last match.


Fujii Takes on the WorldEdit

Fujii would come back to Japan to face a many different opponents from different countries, including Brazil's Ana Michelle Tavares, Korea's Dah Le Chon, and fellow country women Misaki Takimoto and Keiko Tamai. In what is a signature moment in Fujii's career, she would submit Australian Serin Murray in an ankle lock, breaking her ankle.

MMA Record

Total

22

Wins

22

Losses

0

KO (TKO)

1

Submissions

18

Decisions

3

thumb|500px|left|Fujii vs. Serin Murray

Fujii vs. The AmericansEdit

Several Americans faced Fujii towards the middle of her career. She would breifly head back to the U.S. in March 2007 to defeat Cody Welchlin via armbar in the first round.

thumb|500px|left|Fujji vs. Cody Welchlin
Her toughest American opponent would be Lisa Ward at Bodog Fight Vancouver in August 2007. Ward was lose officially by armbar, but has protest the loss ever since due to bad officiating.

Undefeated Hometown GirlEdit

Fujii would continue her streak in Tokyo throughout 2008 and 2009, creating a streak of submission wins (mostly by armbar) against some of the top females in the 115 pound division; including Saori Ishioka and "Windy" Tomoi Sunaba.

thumb|500px|left|Fujii vs. Windy Tomomi

Bellator's Ultimate ChallengeEdit

Fujii would sign to Bellator MMA in 2010, and defeated Sarah Schneider in a special attraction match in June. This would be first time Fujii would win by tko.


Fujii would enter the Bellator 115 pound tournament, which pitted the top 115 pound females in the world against each other for the Bellator women's title. Fujii would win her opening round match verses wrestler Carla Esparza.

thumb|500px|left|Fujii vs. Caral Esparza Round 2

Fujii would go on to rematch Lisa Ward in the Bellator semi-finals. Ward, after disputing her armbar loss to Fujii in their first encounter, would tap in only 99 seconds.


Fujii would make MMA history by being the first fighter, male or female, to reach 22-0.

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Professional Fight RecordEdit

Result Opponent Method Round Time Event Date Location
Win Lisa Wward

Submission


(Armbar)

1 1:39 Bellator 31 09/30/2010 Lake Charles, LA
Win Carla Esparza

Submission

(Armbar)

2 0:57 Bellator 24 08/12/2010 Hollywood, Florida
Win Sarah Schneider

TKO

(Punches)

3 1:58 Bellator 21 06/10/2010 Hollywood, Florida
Win Tomomi Sunaba

Submission

(Armbar)

3 3:24 Shooto: Revolutionary Exchanges 11/23/2009 Tokyo, Japan
Win Saori Ishioka

Submission

(Armbar)

2 4:17 Jewels: Fourth Ring 07/11/2009 Tokyo, Japan
Win Won Bun Chu

Submission

(Keylock)

1 0:52 Shooto - Tradition Final 05/10/2009 Tokyo, Japan
Win Tomoko Morii

Submission

(Armbar)

1 1:05 Jewels: First Ring 11/16/2008 Tokyo, Japan
Win Seo Hee Ham

Submission

(Armbar)

1 3:39 Smackgirl - World ReMix 2008 Second Round 04/26/2008 Tokyo, Japan
Win Cindy Hales

Submission

(Armbar)

2 0:27 Smackgirl - World ReMix 2008 Opening Round 02/14/2008 Tokyo, Japan
Win Mika Nagano

Submission

(Triangle Choke)

1 1:20 Smackgirl - Starting Over 12/26/2007 Tokyo, Japan
Win Kyoko Takabayashi

Decision

(Unanimous)

2 5:00 Shooto - Back To Our Roots 6 11/8/2007 Tokyo, Japan
Win Lisa Ward

Submission

(Armbar)

1 4:50 BodogFight - Vancouver 08/24/2007 Vancouver, British Columbia
Win Cody Welchlin

Submission

(Armbar)

1 2:40 NFF - The Breakout 03/10/2007 Minneapolis, Minnesota
Win Masako Yoshida

Submission

(Heel Hook)

1 0:51 Shooto - Battle Mix Tokyo 1 01/26/2007 Tokyo, Japan
Win Serin Murray

Submission

(Toe Hold)

1 0:20 Smackgirl - Legend of Extreme Women 11/29/2006 Tokyo, Japan
Win Keiko Tamai

Submission

(Armbar)

1 0:53 Smackgirl - Top Girl Battle 06/30/2006 Tokyo, Japan
Win Misaki Takimoto

Technical Submission

(Armbar)

2 4:36 Shooto - The Victory of the Truth 02/17/2006 Tokyo, Japan
Win Dah Le Chon

Submission

(Rear Naked Choke)

1 0:19 G-Shooto 03 12/17/2005 Tokyo, Japan
Win Ana Michelle Tavares

Decision

(Unanimous)

2 5:00 G-Shooto 02 03/12/2005 Tokyo, Japan
Win Nadia van der Wel

Submission

(Armbar)

1 1:43 Shooto - Year End Show 2004 12/14/2004 Tokyo, Japan
Win Erica Montoya

Decision


(Unanimous)

3 5:00 HOOKnSHOOT: Evolution 11/6/2004 Evansville, Indiana
Win Yumi Matsumoto

Submission

(Rear Naked Choke)

1 0:40 Smackgirl - Holy Land Triumphal Return 08/5/2004 Tokyo, Japan

WebsitesEdit

http://www.megumifujii.com

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