Welterweight: 144-154 lbs.


Yuichi Watanabe and Kazuhiro Kusayanagi compete for the inaugural Shooto welterweight championship.

1
Yuichi Watanabe
def.
Kazuhiro Kusayanagi
Submission (kneebar) @ -:-- of R1
Shooto: Shooto 3/29
03.29.91

Yuichi Watanabe vacates the Shooto welterweight championship for unknown reasons.

Tomonori Ohara and Yoshimasa Ishikawa compete for the vacant Shooto welterweight championship.

2
Tomonori Ohara
def.
Yoshimasa Ishikawa
Decision (unanimous) @ 3:00 of R5
Shooto: Shooto 10/17
10.17.91


def.
Yomohiro Tanaka
TKO (punches) @ 2:03 of R1
Shooto: Shooto 9/25
09.25.92

Tomohori Ohara vacates the Shooto welterweight championship after announcing his retirement from mixed martial arts.

Yuki Nakai and Kazuhiro Kusayanagi compete for the vacant Shooto welterweight championship.

3
Yuki Nakai
def.
Kazuhiro Kusayanagi
Decision (unanimous) @ 4:00 of R4
Shooto: Vale Tudo Access 2
11.07.94

Yuki Nakai vacates the Shooto welterweight championship after announcing his retirement from mixed martial arts.

Caol Uno and Rumina Sato compete for the vacant Shooto welterweight championship.

4
Caol Uno
def.
Rumina Sato
Submission (rear-naked choke) @ 4:02 of R3
Shooto: 10th Anniversary Event
05.29.99


def.
Rumina Sato
Knockout (punch) @ 2:21 of R1
Shooto: R.E.A.D. Final
12.17.00

Caol Uno vacates the Shooto welterweight championship after leaving the promotion to compete for the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Takanori Gomi and Rumina Sato compete for the vacant Shooto welterweight championship.

5
Takanori Gomi
def.
Rumina Sato
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R3
Shooto: To The Top Final Act
12.16.01


def.
Dokonjonosuke Mishima
TKO (punches) @ 0:52 of R2
Shooto: Year End Show 2002
12.14.02

6
Joachim Hansen
def.
Takanori Gomi
Decision (majority) @ 5:00 of R3
Shooto: 8/10 In Yokohama Gymnasium
08.10.03

7
Vitor Ribeiro
def.
Joachim Hansen
Submission (arm-triangle) @ 2:37 of R2
Shooto: Year End Show 2003
12.14.03

8
Tatsuya Kawajiri
def.
Vitor Ribeiro
TKO (punches) @ 3:11 of R2
Shooto: Year End Show 2004
12.14.04


def.
Joachim Hansen
Disqualification (kick to the groin) @ 0:08 of R1
Shooto: The Victory Of The Truth
02.17.06

Tatsuya Kawajiri vacates the Shooto welterweight championship after an injury renders him unable to defend the title within the mandatory time period per Shooto’s title-defense regulations.

Takashi Nakakura and Ganjo Tentsuku compete for the vacant Shooto welterweight championship.

9
Takashi Nakakura
def.
Ganjo Tentsuku
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R3
Shooto: Shooto Tradition 1
05.03.08

Takashi Nakakura vacates the Shooto welterweight championship after losing a non-title bout to Takanori Gomi.

Willamy Freire and Kenichiro Togashi compete for the vacant Shooto welterweight championship.

10
Willamy Freire
def.
Kenichiro Togashi
TKO (doctor stoppage) @ 2:05 of R1
VTJ 2009: Vale Tudo Japan 2009
10.30.09


def.
Yusuke Endo
Decision (split) @ 5:00 of R3
Shooto: The Way Of Shooto 3
05.30.10

Willamy Freire is vacates the Shooto welterweight championship after leaving the promotion to compete for the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Kuniyoshi Hironaka and Kotetsu Boku compete for the vacant Shooto welterweight championship.

11
Kuniyoshi Hironaka
def.
Kotetsu Boku
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R3
Shooto: Shootor's Legacy 3
07.18.11


def.
Giovani Diniz
TKO (punches) @ 4:05 of R1
Shooto: 5th Round
05.18.12
def.
Yoshihiro Koyama
Submission (armbar) @ 3:46 of R4
Shooto: 4th Round 2013
09.29.13

Kuniyoshi Hironaka vacates the Shooto welterweight championship for unknown reasons.

Yuki Kawana and Koshi Matsumoto compete for the vacant Shoot welterweight championship.

11
Koshi Matsumoto
def.
Yuki Kawana
Submission (rear-naked choke) @ 0:46 of R3
Shooto: Fight & Mosh
04.23.16


def.
Yuki Okano
Knockout (punches) @ 3:07 of R1
Shooto: Professional Shooto 3/25
03.25.18