Kyoji
Horiguchi
16-2-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #6 Flyweight
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 6 fights.
Record: 16-2-0
Summary: Stand-up

Fighter Info

From: Gunma Japan
Fights Out Of: Tokyo Japan
Age: 25
Height: 5' 5" ( 165 cm )
Weight: 125 lb ( 56 kg )
Reach 66"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
663
42% Successful
279
Types of Successful Strikes
0
279
71% Standing
11%
18%
197
31
51
Striking Defense
63
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
17
29% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
4
0
Takedown Defense
45
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Win
Kyoji Horiguchi
Sep 26, 2015
78
63
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Kyoji Horiguchi
Apr 25, 2015
66
31
14
1
1
0
6
0
R5 Submission
Win
Kyoji Horiguchi
Jan 3, 2015
44
23
1
0
0
2
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Kyoji Horiguchi
Sep 20, 2014
31
13
0
0
0
0
1
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Kyoji Horiguchi
May 10, 2014
65
26
2
1
0
2
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Kyoji Horiguchi
Oct 19, 2013
9
30
1
1
1
0
1
3
R2 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: From Monday through Friday: running, wrestling, Jiu-Jitsu, karate and MMA sparring

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started Karate when I was 5 years old because my father forced me to do it.

What ranks and titles have you held? Shooto 132-pound World Champion, 2010 Rookie of the Year, 2010 MVP, Karate 2nd degree black belt

Do you have any heroes? No question about it, my hero is Norifumi "KID" Yamamoto!

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a great chance to establish my MMA career.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No, I did not. I joined the KRAZY BEE team right after I graduated high school because I wanted to become a professional MMA fighter under KID even though I had an offer from the college.

What was your job before you started fighting? High school student

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Regional karate champion in Japan

Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke

Favorite striking technique: Straight

• Pro since 2010

• Five first-round finishes

• Nine wins by KO, one by submission (RNC)

• Has won 10 of last 11

• Holds 2012 win over UFC vet Ian Loveland

• Five fights at flyweight (4-1)

Career

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