Yuki Motoya is a professional mixed martial arts fighter from Japan. He has fought for DEEP and the RIZIN Fighting Federation. As of January 2023, he is ranked Number 93 by Tapology in the rankings of the Current Best MMA Bantamweight Fighters.

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Yuki Motoya (元谷友貴) was born on September 14, 1989 in Kaga, Ishikawa, Japan. He stands 170 cm tall and his reach is 174 cm long. His weight was last listed at 61 kg and he fights in the bantamweight division.

Height / weight 1.7 m / 61 kg
Born 14 Sep 1989
Nationality Japan Japan
Style Kickboxing

Motoya fights in the style of kickboxing. He is currently living in and fighting out of Nagoya, Aichi in Japan.


He turned pro in May 2011 and his first fight was for DEEP and it was a win against Yuta Horiuchi. He would go on to spend most of his career fighting for DEEP. Some of his most notable fights while with DEEP include wins against Yoshiri Maeda, Jong Heon Chae, and Yuya Shibata.

In December 2015, he also started fighting for the RIZIN Fighting Federation. His first fight was against Felipe Efrain. It ended in a No Contest. His first official win with RIZIN was in December 2016, it was against Allan Nascimento.

As of January 2023, Motoya has been in 42 fights, winning 33. His latest fight was held on December 31, 2022. It was a win Rogerio Bontorin.

Career Record

Total – 42

  • Wins - 33
  • By knockout – 7
  • By submission - 12
  • By decision - 14

  • Losses - 9
  • By knockout - 2
  • By submission - 3
  • By decision - 4

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