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Dong Hyun Kim at the UFC 125 Weigh-in.
Dong Hyun Kim
A Korean hero whose fans wait up all night to see his fights on television, Dong Hyun Kim carries a great weight on his shoulders in terms of expectations every time he steps into the Octagon. But with UFC wins over Jason Tan and Matt Brown already secured, the aggressive and exciting judo black belt nicknamed ‘Stun Gun’ has shown that he is more than ready to deliver on his promise - not only to himself but to his country.
Thoughts on opponent, Polo Reyes? Polo Reyes has finishing power and us good on the ground as well.
TRAINING: Crossfit or weight training in the morning, MMA training during the day, pad work or grappling in the evening. And I run on Saturdays.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training MMA in 2004. I saw some videos of SHOOTO and UFC, and they were great. It really got my blood pumping.
What ranks and titles have you held? Fourth degree black belt in judo.
Do you have any heroes? Anderson Silva
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's an honor for me to fight in the UFC, the world’s best fight event. And it will be a big opportunity to show my fighting talent to MMA fans around the whole world.