Born February 7th 1989 Dai Iwai (aged 30) has built up a good career record of 15-3-1. With plenty of experience and now 19 fights as a pro, Iwai hopes to move on to better things in future as he moves into the later stages of his career. Iwai's longest win streak is 6 fights between September 2006 and June 2014. His longest KO streak in his 19 fights is 2 fights long.
Iwai made an impressive debut on September 2006, showing his class and technical boxing skill Iwai went the full 4 rounds with Ushioda and became the first person to do so. Following on from his debut, Iwai continued his career by fighting in a further 10 fights. In this time he fought Hiroyasu Matsuzaki, Yoshihisa Hirayama and Hironobu Onuma to name just a few, fighting once in 2006, 3 times in 2007 and 6 times through 2008, 2009 and 2010 in this period.
Iwai then went on to fight and beat Yoshihiko Nishiyama on March 12th, 2007 maintaining his unbeaten record. Iwai was the 2nd person to go the distance with Nishiyama. Iwai fought Yoshihiko Nishiyama in 2007, the result was via UD. Iwai took on another 2 opponents next, racking up wins against Shinichi Tokura and Takashi Sakai.
On August 5th, 2008, Iwai took on and was defeated by Takaomi Abe in his first career defeat meaning his career tally went to 4-1-0. Coming into the fight with high confidence Iwai fought his next fight against Takaomi Abe on August 5th, 2008. Unfortunately, Iwai was outclassed and lost the decision on the judges scorecards taking his record to 4-1-0. A tricky fight against Davaa Ona followed Abe where Iwai was defeated and moved his record to 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws.
Iwai kept his losses at 2 by beating Koichiro Azumi on October 28th, 2009. Azumi was a worthy challenger but Iwai was too much and became the first person to stop Azumi via TKO during round 5. 3 wins followed for Iwai including being the 3rd person to stop Yoshihisa Hirayama, 5th person to defeat Hiroyasu Matsuzaki and 3rd person to beat Hironobu Onuma.
Pushing his career further, Iwai fought Desson Cag-ong on February 19th, 2012 adding to his winning record. Iwai's fight against Desson Cag-ong came in the 7th round of a 10 round fight via TKO. Iwai became the first person to stop Cag-ong. 6 wins followed where Iwai went on to fight Yasuyuki Masuda, Michiya Sato and Hirotsugu Yamamoto amongst others, prolonging his win streak.
Shogo Ishikawa was the next fight for Iwai on March 4th, 2014 and also his next career win. Ishikawa was a great challenge for Iwai, losing over the full 8 round distance and crowning Iwai as the 6th person to have defeated Ishikawa.
Ensuring he added another win to his tally, Dai Iwai defeated Keita Ito on June 25th, 2014 in his latest fight. Only the 18th man to defeat Ito, Iwai made an impressive appearance in his latest outing, earning himself a SD win.