Kyoji
Horiguchi
14-1-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 14-1-0
Summary: Standup

Fighter Info

From: Gunma Japan
Fights Out Of: Tokyo Japan
Age: 23
Height: 5' 5" ( 165 cm )
Weight: 125 lb ( 56 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
240
53% Successful
126
Types of Successful Strikes
0
126
47% Standing
13%
40% Ground
59
16
51
Striking Defense
67
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
5
60% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
4
0
Takedown Defense
33
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Kyoji Horiguchi Sep 20, 2014
31 0 0 1 R1 KO/TKO
Jon Delos Reyes 13 0 0 0
Win
Kyoji Horiguchi May 10, 2014
65 2 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Darrell Montague 26 1 2 0
Win
Dustin Pague Oct 19, 2013
9 1 1 1 R2 KO/TKO
Kyoji Horiguchi 30 1 0 3

Biography

TRAINING: MMA training Monday through Friday

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started Karate when I was five 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 black belt – 2nd degree

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

 

  • On eight fight winning streak

 

  • Holds 2012 win over UFC vet Ian Loveland

Career

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