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TRAINING: Strength & conditioning, technique, striking, MMA and Jiu-Jitsu. I bring in all of those things into each week’s schedule.
When and why did you start training for fighting? 2001; my friend got me started.
What ranks and titles have you held? Third-ranked Pancrase middleweight, 2003 ADCC Japanese qualification winner.
Do you have an heroes? Caol Uno
What is your favorite technique? Ground and pound
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? UFC is my dream since from when I started training MMA, and my challenge to the world.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Working in a restaurant and Pachinko