Masakazu Utzugi is a Japanese mixed martial artist born on January 13, 1985. He is from Ibaraki, Osaka and trains with Paraestra Furukawa. At presents, he weighs 115 pounds and competes in the strawweight division. He stands 5 feet and 3 inches and comes with a mixed martial arts record of 8 wins, 8 losses and 2 draws. These wins include 4 by knockout, 1 by submission and 3 by decision. The losses on the other hand include 3 by submission and 5 by decision.
The 31-year old fighter began his mixed martial arts journey in 2009. His first fight was in May 24 of that year wherein he lost to Hiroyuki Nakajima during the Pancrase-Pancrase Gate 2009 event. He lost via submission in the second round. His next fight was in July of that year which resulted in a draw. The third fight was in October of that year where he won over Sota Kojima via technical knockout.
In 2010 and 2011, Utzugi competed in 4 fights. His first was in April 2010 where he lost again to Hiroyuki Nakajima. After this fight, he won his next 2 fights via submission and technical knockout. His fourth fight which happened in August 2011 was unsuccessful against Yuki Yasunaga.
From 2012 to 2014, the Japanese fighter was able to compete in 9 fights. He won 4 of these fights and lost 4. His fight with Takuua Eizumi in the early part of 2012 resulted in a draw.
Utzugi’s latest fights happened in 2015. He competed in February and won over Yoshiro Matsunaga. His second and last fight that year was unsuccessful against Hiroyuke Abe.