|Fights Out Of:||Tokyo Japan|
|Height:||5' 5" ( 165 cm )|
|Weight:||125 lb ( 56 kg )|
Surging flyweight Kyoji Horiguchi reflects on his fourth straight win inside the Octagon and what's next for him after this victory with UFC correspondent Megan Olivi backstage at UFC 182.Jan 03, 2015
Jan 03, 2015
UFC matchmakers Sean Shelby and Joe Silva look at some of the intriguing matchups that highlight the UFC 182 main card. Make sure to watch all the stars in action this Saturday at UFC 182, live on Pay-Per-View.Jan 02, 2015 2:40
Jan 02, 2015
||27||0||0||0||R3 Decision - Unanimous|
|Jon Delos Reyes||13||0||0||0|
||65||2||0||0||R3 Decision - Unanimous|
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