Denis
Kang
32-12-1( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 13 fights.
Record: 32-12-1
Summary: Striking, world-class experience, well-rounded

Fighter Info

From: St. Pierre & Miquelon France
Age: 37
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
173
39% Successful
68
Types of Successful Strikes
0
68
46% Standing
46% Ground
31
6
31
Striking Defense
63
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
12
67% Successful
8
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
18
0
Takedown Defense
0
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Melvin Manhoef
DREAM 18
Dec 31, 2012
4 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Denis Kang 0 0 0 0
Loss
Michael Bisping Nov 14, 2009
29 3 1 0 R2 KO/TKO
Denis Kang 11 0 0 6
Win
Denis Kang Apr 18, 2009
31 5 1 7 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Xavier Foupa-Pokam 23 0 0 0
Loss
Alan Belcher Jan 17, 2009
9 0 1 0 R2 Submission
Denis Kang 26 3 1 5
Loss
Gegard Mousasi
DREAM 2: Middleweight Grand Prix 2008 1st Round
Apr 29, 2008
6 0 1 0 R1 Submission
Denis Kang 2 1 1 2
Loss
Yoshihiro Akiyama
K-1 Hero's Korea 2007
Oct 28, 2007
7 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Denis Kang 13 0 0 0
Kazuo Misaki
PRIDE Bushido 13
Nov 5, 2006
37 1 0 0 R2 Decision - Split
Denis Kang 38 3 1 2
Win
Denis Kang
PRIDE Bushido 13
Nov 5, 2006
27 1 0 3 R2 Decision - Unanimous
Akihiro Gono 24 0 0 0
Win
Denis Kang
PRIDE Bushido 12
Aug 27, 2006
15 1 2 2 R1 Submission
Amar Suloev 6 0 0 0
Win
Denis Kang
PRIDE Bushido 11
Jun 4, 2006
9 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Murilo Rua 0 0 0 0
Win
Denis Kang
PRIDE Bushido 10
Apr 2, 2006
21 0 0 7 R1 Submission
Mark Weir 4 1 0 1
Win
Denis Kang
PRIDE Bushido 8
Jul 17, 2005
29 1 1 0 R2 Decision - Unanimous
Andrei Semenov 17 3 0 1
Win
Denis Kang
PRIDE Bushido 6
Apr 3, 2005
8 2 1 5 R1 Submission
Takahiro Oba 1 0 0 0

Biography


When and why did you start training for fighting? In 1995, I saw a video of UFC 2.  I was hooked from the start. I started training in 1997 with Marcus Soares and later moved to ATT.
What ranks and titles have you held? WFA Middleweight champ, Spirit MC Heavyweight champ.
Do you have any heroes? Muhammad Ali.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I'm now in the mix with the best fighters in the world.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Office clerk, Bouncer, BJJ teacher.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Numerous grappling tournaments, Canadian Abu Dhabi trials winner, Grapplers Quest winner, NAGA winner.
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? PRIDE Bushido GP runner up.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black Belt in BJJ
Favorite grappling technique: Kimura
Favorite Striking technique: Straight right
 

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