|Summary:||Grappling, physical strength, speed|
|Fights Out Of:||Kanagawa Japan|
|Height:||5' 5" ( 165 cm )|
|Weight:||135 lb ( 61 kg )|
UFC Fight Night event inside the Saitama Arena on September 20, 2014 in Saitama, Japan. (Photos by Mitch Viquez/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Sep 20, 2014
UFC Fight Night weigh-in event on September 19, 2014 in Saitama, Japan. (Photos by Mitch Viquez/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Sep 19, 2014
UFC Ultimate Media Day at the Hilton Tokyo on September 17, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photos by Keith Tsuji/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Sep 17, 2014
Watch highlights in great detail as the UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson battles Ali Bagautinov, Tyron Woodley faces off with Rory MacDonald and more.Jun 23, 2014 1:52
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|Kyung Ho Kang||21||0||2||10|
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Monday - AM: Physical Strength training PM: BJJ
Tuesday - AM: MMA sparring (at Hearts) PM: Kick Boxing (at Hakkei Gym)
Wednesday - AM: Swimming PM: Physical Strength training at PML OR Wrestling training
Thursday - AM: OFF PM: Kick Boxing at TSK
Friday - AM MMA sparring (Shooting Gym Yokohama) PM: No Gi Grappling (at Lotus Gym)
Saturday - AM: Physical Strength training PM: AACC
When and why did you start training for fighting? I always wanted to be Kakutou-ka (a fighter) but don't really remember the reason why. I just wanted to be strong, I guess.
What ranks and titles have you held? I am a 2nd degree black belt in Judo.
Do you have any heroes? No one in particular.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I’m fighting in the best league in the world.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I didn't attend college.
What was your job before you started fighting? I still work as a salesperson.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Won 2010 All Japan Shooto Amateur Championship
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? 2011 Rookie of the Year in Shooto. In 2013, won Bantamweight PXC (Pacific Xtreme Combat) title by defeating Crisanto Pitpitunge, and defended a title in the same year against Kyle Aguon, then signed with UFC.
Favorite grappling technique: Armbar
Favorite striking technique: Right straight punch
• Pro since 2010
• Five wins by submission
• Two first round finishes
• Has been the five round championship distance twice
• Won 2009 BJJ tourney in two divisions just two months after he started training