Born June 21st 1984 Takafumi Nakajima (aged 35) has built up a good career record of 22-7-1. With plenty of experience and now 30 fights as a pro, Nakajima hopes to move on to better things in future as he moves into the later stages of his career. Nakajima's longest KO streak is 2 fights long out of his 30 career fights.
Nakajima didn't take long to get comfortable in the pro game, becoming the first person to stop Yuji Maruyama (a 1 fight pro) via KO in the 1st round. Nakajima continued his mostly successful career with numerous fights following his debut against boxers including Tadahiro Fumoto, Nobuhisa coronita Doi and Kenji Saegusa. Fights included fighting 2 times in 2003, 4 times in 2004 and 9 times between 2005 and 2008.
Nakajima went into his next fight against Toru Suzuki on August 4th, 2004 with a career record of 4 wins. Nakajima's technical boxing ability was put to the test as he got outpointed in the 4 round fight against the better man. Suzuki gave Nakajima his first professional loss of his 5 fight career to date. Nakajima then went on to win a further 12 fights taking his record to 13 wins, 3 losses and 1 draw.
Nakajima went into his next fight against Tomoki Kanazawa on January 22nd, 2009 with a career record of 13-4-1. Kanazawa proved to be the biggest challenge to date for Nakajima, Nakajima never really got going in the fight and Kanazawa handed Nakajima his first stoppage defeat in the 3rd round of a 8 rounder. Taking his record to 14-4-1. Nakajima then went on to win his next fight against Koji Aoki.
Takanori Tsutaya was next in line for Nakajima where unfortunately, he was defeated on September 19th, 2009 taking his record to 14-5-1. Nakajima's fight against Takanori Tsutaya was Nakajima's 2nd stoppage defeat which came via KO in the 8th round of the fight. 4 wins followed where Nakajima went on to be the 2nd person to stop Yuji Ota (Round 1 TKO), 4th person to defeat Kinshiro Usui and 3rd person to stop Yohei Kudo.
Nakajima entered his next fight with a mostly successful record of 18-5-1 and took this to 19 wins with a win against Coach Hiroto on December 2nd, 2011 via TKO. Hiroto proved to be no match for Nakajima, and Nakajima became the first person to stop Hiroto via TKO during round 4. Nakajima continued his success in the next 3 fights taking his record to 21 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws.
Nakajima entered his next fight with a mostly successful record of 21-6-1 and took this to 22 wins with a win against Mikihito Seto on October 19th, 2013 via TKO. The win happened in the 4th round of a 8 round fight via TKO.
Nakajima went into his next fight against Hidenori Otake on March 24th, 2014 with a career record of 22 wins. A valiant effort from Nakajima, but one that was out of his reach technically. The fight came to a close after the final bell in a UD loss for Nakajima. A setback for Nakajima pro journey for sure.