After a debut fight on January 2007, Takuya Watanabe (age 31) has now built a record of 21 wins, 5 losses, 1 draws over a 27 fight career so far. Watanabe's longest win streak is 6 fights between January 2007 and May 2008. His longest KO streak in his 27 fights is 4 fights long.
It didn't take Watanabe long to get accustomed to the pro style of fighting. Becoming the first person to go the distance with Yoshihiko Suzuki in a successful pro debut. Continuing on from his debut, Watanabe had an impressive start to his career as he went on to fight 14 fights including 4 times in 2007, 4 times in 2008 and 6 times through 2009 and 2010 against fighters such as Manabu Maekawa, Kazuma Koshimizu and Yuji Maruyama.
On October 24th, 2007 Watanabe fought and beat Kazuma Koshimizu (3-2-2) to continue his unbeaten streak. Showing his class against Koshimizu, Watanabe was the 6th person to go the distance with this opponent.
Next was Manabu Maekawa on January 29th, 2008 where Watanabe took the win continuing his unbeaten streak. Manabu Maekawa was Watanabe's next opponent of his career in 2008. The fight was scheduled for 4 and Watanabe was the 5th person to go the distance with Maekawa.
On May 3rd, 2008 Watanabe fought and beat Big m Or boonchuay (0-2-0) to continue his unbeaten streak. Showing his class against Or boonchuay, Watanabe was the 2nd person to go the distance with this opponent.
Unfortunately, the first defeat of Watanabe's career came against Saengachit Kiatkamthorngym on August 11th, 2008 in Watanabe's 7th professional fight. On August 11th, 2008, Watanabe took on and was defeated over the distance by Saengachit Kiatkamthorngym in his first career defeat. Watanabe lost via UD in a valiant effort. 18 wins followed where Watanabe went on to fight Non Sithsaithong, Ryuji Miyazaki and Yakobus Heluka amongst others, prolonging his win streak.
Watanabe went into his next fight against Jaesung Lee on March 16th, 2014 with a career record of 20-5-1. There was nothing more Watanabe could have done on the night facing Lee. Lee put on a great performance to take the win over the 10 rounds.
Takuya Watanabe went into his fight with Yodpichai Sithsaithong on July 19th, 2014 with 20 wins and he added another win to his record taking it to 21 wins by beating Sithsaithong. Watanabe beat Yodpichai Sithsaithong in the 7th round of a 12 round fight via KO. Watanabe was the 7th fighter to stop Sithsaithong.