Having started off in the pro game in December 2011 and having built a perfect unbeaten record of 12-0-0, Matsumoto (age 25) now looks to move into the later stages of his career and step up against some of the top prospects in the division. Matsumoto's longest KO streak is 7 fights long out of his 12 career fights.
In December 2011 Matsumoto faced Petchomthong Sor tanapinyo in his debut bout over 6 rounds, but only 1 were needed as Matsumoto became the quickest person ever to stop Sor tanapinyo via a 1 round KO victory. Following his debut, Matsumoto had an impressive start to his career as he went on to win his next 6 fights including once in 2011 and 2 times in 2013 fighting the likes of as John Bajawa, Susu Sithjadaeng and Tatsuya Kaneko.
John Bajawa was Matsumoto's next fight on February 26th, 2013 and also his next win in his career. Matsumoto was the first person to stop John Bajawa and he did it in the 1st round via TKO. Matsumoto's win streak of 6 rose to 10 following 4 great wins, becoming the first to stop Arega Yunian, 5th person to defeat Takuya Miyamori and 6th person to stop Yoshinori Koto (Round 5 TKO).
Furthering his career, Matsumoto fought Zun Rindam on June 23rd, 2014 and advanced his winning streak to 11 wins. The 8 round fight ended in the 1st round via KO crowning Matsumoto as only the 4th to stop Rindam in his career.
Ensuring he remained unbeaten, Ryo Matsumoto defeated Denkaosan Kaovichit on September 5th, 2014 in his most recent fight. Taking his total win streak to 12 wins, Matsumoto defeated Kaovichit in the 8 round fight. The win came via KO in the 2nd round. Matsumoto was the 4th to stop Kaovichit.