Kyoji
Horiguchi
15-1-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 5 fights.
Record: 15-1-0
Summary: Stand-up

Fighter Info

From: Gunma Japan
Fights Out Of: Tokyo Japan
Age: 24
Height: 5' 5" ( 165 cm )
Weight: 125 lb ( 56 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
439
46% Successful
201
Types of Successful Strikes
0
201
61% Standing
13%
25%
123
27
51
Striking Defense
61
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
12
42% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
4
0
Takedown Defense
38
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
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 thru Friday... Running, wrestling, Jiu-Jitsu, karate and MMA sparring

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 (RNC)
 
• On nine fight winning streak
 
• Holds 2012 win over UFC vet Ian Loveland

Career

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