|Fights Out Of:||Tokyo Japan|
|Height:||5' 10" ( 177 cm )|
|Weight:||170 lb ( 77 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
Erick Silva battles Takenori Sato at Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi earlier in 2014. Silva demonstrates his finishing ability by earning the TKO win while defending a single leg takedown by Sato.May 06, 2014 1:16
|Hyun Gyu Lim||
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TRAINING: Physical training and running to build up strength and cardio while doing boxing, Muay Thai and MMA, trying to improve my technique.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training MMA when I was 19 years old.
What ranks and titles have you held? King of Pancrase - Welterweight
Do you have any heroes? Kazushi Sakuraba is my hero
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s MMA’s major league in the world and a chance to make money.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? None
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Regional SUMO & JUDO Champion JUDO - 2nd Degree black belt
Favorite grappling technique: Arm Lock
Favorite striking technique: Middle Kick
- Pro since 2004
- Six wins by submission, three by KO
- 8-2-2 in last 12 fights.
- Owns win over Kiichi Kunimoto
- Has also fought Joe Doerksen and Yuki Kondo
- Four first round finishes