The black belt in karate Hisaki Kato entered this fight with a mma record of 7-2-0 (100% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.66 middleweight in the world. He lost to Melvin Manhoef in 2015 (=Kato vs Manhoef) but he came back to win in 2016 against Yuta Watanabe and AJ Matthews.
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Ralek Gracie, has an official record of 3-0-0 (67% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since May 29, 2010 when he defeated Kazushi Sakuraba. Hisaki Kato vs Ralek Gracie is on the undercard of Tito Ortiz vs Chael Sonnen – Bellator 170. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 170: Ortiz vs Sonnen
Where: The Forum, Inglewood, California, United States
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
Kato vs Gracie Fight Video:
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Official video (USA)