There is a man named Akihiro Fujisawa. Born in Tokyo, Japan, 39 years old born October 21, 1979. A fighter who is participating in the ONE Championship and currently lives in Thailand. There are only six professional careers in martial arts. Half of that is the ONE game, which is the stage of Asia’s highest peak, with a record of 5 wins and 1 minute. Given the age and ability, it is no wonder if he has participated in famous groups in Japan, but it is not at all. Who is the unknown powerhouse Akihiro Fujisawa?
Yamamoto “KID” Tokushima as a fashion icon
“I wasn’t upset even when I was a student. I was in the middle of the day when I was playing basketball playing in slam dunks. I was interested in fashion, I am interested in fashion, and I like it as an adult. , I worked in apparel. ” During the youth of Fujisawa, the words martial arts and martial arts do not appear at all.
“Since I became a member of society, PRIDE and K-1 were so popular and at first I saw it normally, but among those, I was attracted by Yamamoto ” KID ” Tokusu. The world of boneless martial arts Among them, he was a charisma and a hero, and I felt a strong sense of fashion there, which led me to have a gym in my neighborhood and to start playing martial arts as a hobby. ” At this time, Fujisawa was already 26 years old.
Professional world wall
“I started to go to work normally, and it lasted for a long time. After training I tightened my body, and now I look better than before even wearing a T- shirt, and the posture is better. Above all, it was fun. It may have been relatively early, but I think I am not a genius separately, and then I moved to the Toykatsu Dojo, but starting with Dr. Toida Katsuya, I was surprised at the high level anyway. This is professional (laughs) “
Migration to Thailand made life even brighter
A martial art that began at the age of 26. After that, if you feel a barrier to professionalism, ordinary people will no longer aim at the top. However, Fujisawa attracts mysterious luck. “There was a relationship with martial arts, and I had a chance to move to Thailand. I originally decided to go to Thailand for sightseeing and travel, so I decided immediately.” Thus, Fujisawa moved to Thailand and met Mr. Kenji Akiyama, who runs a local art training center.
“I was glad I met Akiyama-sensei, and the environment for continuing martial arts came out, so of course Bangkok is also popular with Muay Thai and so on.
And at the age of 38, to the stage of the ONE Championship
“I have no track record, so I can’t get an offer from ONE, so I got in from a tryout. Because of the tryout held in Bangkok, of course, if I thought that ONE would be looking for a Thai player, it happened by chance. I was caught eyes, I was able to put out to the main battle. ” And until now, he won three battles in ONE and won three consecutive games. Moreover, it is all about the TKO victory.
“When I started martial arts at the age of 26, I didn’t dream of becoming like it now, but it was a good opportunity and I want to be a top contender. I want to show that. “
Akihiro Fujisawa, the light of hope for Alafor boys, who tend to smoke. This guy might do something.