Born November 29th 1986 Hayato Hokazono (aged 32) has built up a good career record of 18-4-1. With plenty of experience and now 23 fights as a pro, Hokazono hopes to move on to better things in future as he moves into the later stages of his career. Hokazono's longest KO streak is 5 fights long out of his 23 pro career fights.
Setting up his pro career well and building his confidence in the pro ring, Hokazono became the 5th person to take Tamotsu Morita the distance and claimed a UD debut win. Hokazono continued his mostly successful career with numerous fights following his debut against boxers including Daichi Sakoda, Kota Oguchi and Kota Oguchi. Fights included fighting 2 times in 2005, 3 times in 2006 and 7 times between 2007 and 2010.
Next was Kosuke Takeda on April 1st, 2006 where Hokazono took the win continuing his unbeaten streak. Showing his class against Takeda, Hokazono was the 2nd person to go the distance with this opponent. Another win followed for Hokazono taking his win tally to 4 wins.
Unfortunately, the first defeat of Hokazono's career came against Makoto Yoshida on September 29th, 2006 in Hokazono's 5th professional fight. Hokazono's fight against Makoto Yoshida was Hokazono's first stoppage defeat of his career. This came via TKO in the 3rd round of a 4 round fight. Hokazono continued his success in the next 14 fights taking his record to 16 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws.
On November 14th, 2012, Hokazono took on and was defeated by Keita Obara meaning his career tally went to 16-3-1. Hokazono was stopped by Keita Obara in the 8th round of a 10 round fight via TKO. It was Hokazono's 2nd stoppage defeat in his career.
Hokazono's career took a knock with a loss against Keita Obara on April 8th, 2013 taking his record to 16-4-1. Hokazono failed to go into the later rounds with Obara, with Obara stopping him in the 4th round and becoming the 3rd person to stop Hokazono.
Hokazono kept his losses at 4 by beating Yuya Okazaki on December 7th, 2013. Hokazono was the 2nd person to stop Yuya and he did it in the 6th round via RTD.
Hayato Hokazono went into his fight with Osamu Hashimoto on July 5th, 2014 with 17 wins and he added another win to his record taking it to 18 wins by beating Hashimoto. Hokazono's win against Hashimoto was only the 3rd time Hashimoto had been stopped. The fight finished in the 6th round of a 8 round fight via TKO.