Tatsuya Kawajiri

"Crusher"
37 14 2
Wins Losses Draws
Birth date May 8, 1978 (age 42)
Birth place Inashiki, Ibaraki, Japan
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.71 m)
Weight 135 lb (61 kg)
Reach 69 in (1.80 m)

UFC Rankings

Fights

LOSS
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Patricky Freire
Rizin 19
Oct 12, 2019
KO (flying knee and punches)
R1 – 1:10
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Ali Abdulkhalikov
Rizin 17
Jul 28, 2019
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Satoru Kitaoka
Rizin - Heisei's Last Yarennoka!
Dec 31, 2018
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Gabriel Oliveira
Rizin World Grand Prix 2017: Opening Round - Part 2
Oct 15, 2017
KO (knee)
R2 – 1:00
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Anthony Birchak
Rizin FF 5: Sakura
Apr 16, 2017
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 15:00
LOSS
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Kron Gracie
Rizin FF 4: Rizin World Grand Prix 2016: Final Round
Dec 31, 2016
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R2 – 2:04
LOSS
Tatsuya Kawajiri
UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. Caceres
Aug 6, 2016
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Tatsuya Kawajiri
UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Cowboy
Feb 21, 2016
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
The Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber Finale
Dec 11, 2015
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
UFC Fight Night: Jędrzejczyk vs. Penne
Jun 20, 2015
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Tatsuya Kawajiri
UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson
Apr 11, 2014
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Sean Soriano
UFC Fight Night: Saffiedine vs. Lim
Jan 4, 2014
Technical Submission (rear-naked choke)
R2 – 0:50
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Michihiro Omigawa
DREAM 18
Dec 31, 2012
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Donald Sanchez
ONE Fighting Championship: War of the Lions
Mar 31, 2012
Submission (triangle choke)
R1 – 3:27
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Kazuyuki Miyata
Fight For Japan: Genki Desu Ka Omisoka 2011
Dec 31, 2011
Submission (arm-triangle choke)
R2 – 4:54
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Joachim Hansen
Dream 17
Sep 24, 2011
Submission (arm-triangle choke)
R3 – 2:30
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Drew Fickett
Dream: Japan GP Final
Jul 16, 2011
TKO (punches)
R1 – 4:41
LOSS
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley
Apr 9, 2011
TKO (elbows)
R1 – 3:14
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Dynamite!! 2010
Dec 31, 2010
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Shinya Aoki
DREAM 15
Jul 10, 2010
Technical Submission (Achilles lock)
R1 – 1:53
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Kazunori Yokota
Dynamite!! The Power of Courage 2009
Dec 31, 2009
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Melchor Manibusan
DREAM 11
Oct 6, 2009
TKO (punches)
R1 – 3:48
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Gesias Cavalcante
DREAM 9
May 26, 2009
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Ross Ebañez
DREAM 7
Mar 8, 2009
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 4:03
LOSS
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Dream 5: Lightweight Grand Prix 2008 Final Round
Jul 21, 2008
TKO (punches)
R1 – 7:35
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Luiz Firmino
Dream 3: Lightweight Grand Prix 2008 Second Round
May 11, 2008
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Kultar Gill
Dream 1: Lightweight Grand Prix 2008 First Round
Mar 15, 2008
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Luiz Azeredo
Yarennoka!
Dec 31, 2007
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
LOSS
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Pride FC - Shockwave 2006
Dec 31, 2006
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Per Eklund
Shooto: Champion Carnival
Oct 14, 2006
TKO (punches)
R1 – 4:10
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Chris Brennan
Pride - Bushido 12
Aug 26, 2006
TKO (knee and punches)
R1 – 0:29
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Charles Bennett
Pride - Bushido 11
Jun 4, 2006
Submission (kneebar)
R1 – 2:30
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Joachim Hansen
Shooto: The Victory of the Truth
Feb 17, 2006
DQ (kick to groin)
R1 – 0:08
LOSS
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Pride: Bushido 9
Sep 25, 2005
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 7:42
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Luiz Firmino
Pride: Bushido 8
Jul 17, 2005
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
In Seok Kim
PRIDE: Bushido 7
May 22, 2005
TKO (corner stoppage)
R1 – 3:28
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Jani Lax
Shooto: 4/23 in Hakata Star Lanes
Apr 23, 2005
TKO (punches)
R1 – 4:42
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Vítor Ribeiro
Shooto: Year End Show 2004
Dec 14, 2004
TKO (punches)
R2 – 3:11
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Mindaugas Laurinaitis
Shooto: 9/26 in Kourakuen Hall
Sep 26, 2004
TKO (punches)
R2 – 2:00
DRAW
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Caol Uno
Shooto: 3/22 in Korakuen Hall
Mar 22, 2004
Draw
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Ryan Bow
Shooto: Year End Show 2003
Dec 14, 2003
TKO (punches)
R1 – 4:21
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Yves Edwards
Shooto: 8/10 in Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium
Aug 10, 2003
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Takumi Nakayama
Shooto: Shooter's Dream 2
May 30, 2003
TKO (punches)
R1 – 3:44
LOSS
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Vítor Ribeiro
Shooto: Year End Show 2002
Dec 14, 2002
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Ken Omatsu
Shooto: Gig West 3
Oct 27, 2002
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 4:40
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Tsutomu Shiiki
Shooto: Treasure Hunt 8
Jul 19, 2002
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 4:42
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Daisuke Sugie
Shooto: Gig East 9
May 28, 2002
TKO (punches)
R2 – 4:19
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Takeshi Yamazaki
Shooto: Wanna Shooto Japan
Apr 21, 2002
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Masaya Takita
Shooto: Treasure Hunt 4
Mar 13, 2002
TKO (swollen eye)
R2 – 1:22
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Kazumichi Takada
Shooto: To The Top 9
Sep 27, 2001
Technical Submission (triangle armbar)
R1 – 3:03
WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Yohei Suzuki
Shooto: Gig East 2
May 22, 2001
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 2:42
DRAW
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Yohei Suzuki
Shooto: Wanna Shooto 2001
Apr 8, 2001
Draw
R2 – 5:00
LOSS
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Takumi Nakayama
Shooto: R.E.A.D. 4
Apr 12, 2000
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 2:44