Masakazu Imanari vs Hiroshi “Iron” Nakamura Added to DEEP 52

26 Jan

Nightmare of Battle Reports:

Masakazu Imanari

– 21-7-2 MMA Record

– 5 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Daiki “DJ” Hata, Yoshiro Maeda, Jorge Gurgel

Hiroshi “Iron” Nakamura

– 11-4-5 MMA Record

– 2 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Jong Man Kim


DEEP bantamweight champion, Masakazu Imanari defends his title against Hiroshi “Iron” Nakamura at DEEP 52 Impact. The event takes place on February 25th at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

Masakazu Imanari is currently riding a five-fight win streak, including victories Daiki “DJ” Hata, Tomoya Miyashita, and Justin Cruz. Imanari is known for his elite grappling and he displayed it in full effect when he forced a tap from Cruz with a omoplata/rear naked choke combo at DEEP: Cage Impact 2009. His most recent loss was against Bibiano Fernandes in the second round of the DREAM featherweight tournament.

Hiroshi “Iron” Nakamura has won six out of his last seven fights, most recent victory was a unanimous decison over Tatsumitsu Wada at DEEP 50 Impact. In 2o professional fights Nakamura has never been submitted, but that stat will be tested against Imanari.

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Posted by on January 26, 2011 in Local Shows, News


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