(端貴代 Hashi Takayo
born October 2, 1977) is a Japanese
female mixed martial artist
Hashi observed her brother grappling and competing in mixed martial arts
and this inspired her to compete as well.
She joined the Wajutsu Keishukai, Tokyo Honbu gym and worked as an office worker during the day.
Mixed martial arts career
Hashi held the title of Smackgirl
Grappling Queen in the promotion's Open-Weight division.
She competed in the Japanese Abu Dhabi (ADCC
) qualifiers in 2007 and won her division. On May 6 and 7 of that year, she took third place in the official ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship in Trenton, New Jersey.
Hashi suffered her first defeat in MMA in 2005 when she was submitted by Hitomi Akano
. She then won eight straight fights and avenged the loss to Akano in their 2007 rematch.
Hashi faced Amanda Buckner
at FFF 4 - Call of the Wild on April 3, 2008. She won the fight by unanimous decision. She later defeated Chisa Yonezawa
at Valkyrie 2 on April 25, 2009.
Hashi was set to make her Strikeforce
debut against Sarah Kaufman
at Kaufman vs. Hashi
on November 20, 2009, but the fight was later removed from the card. It was first rescheduled for January 2010, The fight crowned the first Strikeforce Women's Welterweight Champion
at 135 lbs. However, Hashi lost the fight by... Read More