Mizuki Inoue (born August 19, 1994) a.k.a. Mizuki is a Japanese female kickboxer and mixed martial artist.
Mizuki made a pro debut at age 16. She won the 2010 Jewels -56 kg Rough Stone Grand Prix tournament, becoming one of the youngest female champions in a major MMA promotion.
On August 25, 2012, Mizuki became the 2012 Shoot Boxing Girls S-Cup 53.5-kilogram tournament champion.
She repeated this feat on August 3, 2013.
Mizuki made her North American debut against Bec Hyatt at Invicta FC 6: Coenen vs. Cyborg on July 13, 2013. Mizuki won the fight via unanimous decision.
In 2019, Mizuki signed with UFC, and faced Yanan Wu, replacing Luana Carolina, on August 31, at UFC on ESPN+ 15.
At the weigh-ins, Wu weighed in at 128 Ibs, 3 pounds over the non-title fight limit. Wu was fined 30% of her purse to Mizuki and the bout proceeded at catchweight. Mizuki won the fight via split decision.
Mizuki was scheduled to face Tecia Torres on March 28, 2020, at UFC on ESPN: Ngannou vs. Rozenstruik. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was eventually postponed.
Mizuki faced Amanda Lemos August 22, 2020 at UFC on ESPN 15. She lost the fight via unanimous decision.
In November 2020, Inoue underwent surgery to repair an anterior cruciate ligament injury. Mizuki is looking to get back into the Octagon in summer of 2022.
MMA record: 14-6-0 / height: 5'3" (160 cm) / weight: 116 lbs (52.6 kg)