Born October 27th 1975, orthodox fighter Motoki Sasaki started his career in February 1997 at the age of 21 and has now been pro for 16 years, fighting a total of 50 times. Between February 1997 and July 2009, Sasaki had his longest winning streak of 7 fights. In his 50 fights, his longest KO streak is 5 fights long.
Sasaki proved he was made for the pro ranks in his debut against Koichi Saito, becoming the first person in Saito's 0 fights to stop him. The fight ended in round 2 of 0. Following on from his debut, Sasaki continued his mostly successful career by fighting in a further 25 fights. In this time he fought Kazuhiko Hidaka, Boy Ligas and Tadashi Yuba to name just a few, fighting 3 times in 1997, 5 times in 1998 and 17 times between 1999 and 2003 in this period.
Unfortunately, the first defeat of Sasaki's career came against Kenji Sato on April 21st, 1997 in Sasaki's 2nd professional fight. Sasaki was beaten by Kenji Sato in the 3rd round. The win came via KO in the 3rd round. Sasaki then went on to win a further 5 fights taking his record to 6 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws.
Taking a knock to his career, Sasaki fought and was defeated by Yosuke Otsuka on December 19th, 1998 taking his record to 6-2-0. Sasaki's fight against Yosuke Otsuka was Sasaki's 2nd stoppage defeat which came via KO in the 3rd round of the fight. Sasaki's win streak of 6 rose to 18 following 12 wins against boxers such as Kazuhiko Hidaka, Boy Ligas, Ryu Bando and 9 others.
On February 15th, 2003, Sasaki went into action again and beat Tadashi Yuba taking the winning record to 19 wins. Yuba was a worthy challenger but Sasaki was too much and became the first person to stop Yuba via TKO during round 9. Sasaki continued his success in the next 7 fights taking his record to 24 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws.
On November 26th, 2005, Sasaki went into action again and beat Daudy Bahari taking the winning record to 25 wins. Sasaki showed his superior boxing skills to become the first person to beat Bahari. The judges scored the bout in favour of Sasaki by UD over the full 10 rounds. 17 wins followed where Sasaki went on to fight Rev Santillan, Randy Suico and Rev Santillan amongst others, prolonging his win streak.
Sasaki entered his next fight with a mostly successful record of 38-9-1 and took this to 39 wins with a win against Frans Yarangga on November 14th, 2012 via KO. The 8 round fight ended in the 1st round via KO crowning Sasaki as only the 5th to stop Yarangga in his career.
Sasaki went into his next fight against Yoshitaka Kato on May 4th, 2013 with a career record of 39 wins. This latest challenge for Sasaki proved to be too much for him, taking a UD loss to the better technical fighter over the 12 rounds and leaving Sasaki wondering which direction his career will head next.