Ryo
Chonan
15-10-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 14 fights.
Record: 15-10-0
Summary: Fighting Spirit

Fighter Info

Nickname: Piranha
From: Yamagata City Japan
Age: 37
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Media

  1. Ryo Chonan vs. TJ Grant UFC® 97
    Sep 01, 2010
  2. Ryo Chonan vs. Brad Blackburn UFC® 92
    Sep 01, 2010

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
401
38% Successful
152
Types of Successful Strikes
0
152
65% Standing
13%
22%
99
20
33
Striking Defense
65
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
4
50% Successful
2
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
4
Takedown Defense
40
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Hayato Sakurai
DREAM - New Year! 2011
Dec 31, 2011
51 2 0 8 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Ryo Chonan 38 0 0 0
Win
Ryo Chonan
DREAM 13
Mar 22, 2010
50 1 0 6 R2 Decision - Unanimous
Andrews Nakahara 33 0 1 0
Loss
TJ Grant Apr 18, 2009
34 3 0 7 R3 Decision - Split
Ryo Chonan 31 2 0 0
Loss
Brad Blackburn Dec 27, 2008
79 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Ryo Chonan 63 0 0 0
Win
Ryo Chonan Sep 6, 2008
23 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Split
Roan Carneiro 18 2 1 4
Loss
Karo Parisyan Nov 17, 2007
49 7 0 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Ryo Chonan 35 0 0 0
Loss
Paulo Filho
PRIDE Bushido 12
Aug 27, 2006
3 1 1 2 R1 Submission
Ryo Chonan 0 0 0 0
Win
Ryo Chonan
PRIDE Bushido 11
Jun 4, 2006
54 1 0 2 R2 Decision - Split
Joey Villasenor 36 1 0 1
Loss
Dan Henderson
PRIDE Bushido 9: The Tournament
Sep 25, 2005
5 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Ryo Chonan 1 0 0 0
Loss
Phil Baroni
PRIDE Bushido 8
Jul 17, 2005
10 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Ryo Chonan 13 0 0 0
Win
Ryo Chonan
PRIDE Bushido 7
May 22, 2005
28 0 0 0 R2 Decision - Unanimous
Antonio Schembri 1 2 0 1
Win
Ryo Chonan
PRIDE Shockwave 2004
Dec 31, 2004
43 2 1 0 R3 Submission
Anderson Silva 44 3 2 1
Win
Ryo Chonan
PRIDE Bushido 5
Oct 14, 2004
51 1 1 5 R2 Decision - Unanimous
Carlos Newton 6 1 1 4
Loss
Ricardo Almeida
PRIDE Bushido 3
May 23, 2004
20 3 1 14 R2 Decision - Unanimous
Ryo Chonan 14 0 1 0

Biography

When and why did you start training for fighting? I was just a fan in the beginning, but that eventually led to me wanting to get in the ring and try it out myself.

Accomplishments in amateur competition?
Took first place in the U-File grappling tournament

Accomplishments in pro competition?
Third Deep Middleweight Champion

Ranks in any martial arts styles:
None

Favorite grappling technique:
Leg Locks

Favorite Striking technique:
Face stomps. Too bad I won't be able to use them in the
UFC. (Laughs)

Do you have any heroes?
Dan Henderson, Hidehiko Yoshida, and Tsuyoshi Kohsaka

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
UFC is the biggest event in the World. It is my first time to fight in a cage and I am really looking forward to it.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
No

What was your job before you started fighting?
Construction Worker; I made many buildings in Tokyo

Career

More Fighters