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"Mr. Perfect"

Kyung Ho Kang

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19-11-0 (W-L-D)


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Kyung Ho Kang

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Learn more about Kyung Ho Kang's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Cidade natal
Coreia do Sul
Estilo de luta
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Estreia no UFC
Alcance das pernas

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2007

  • Eleven wins by submission (3 triangle, 5 RNC, 2 armbar, arm triangle), two by KO. Has finished last 13 of last 16 wins

  • Has won nine of his last 12 and three in a row

  • Sixth bout since returning from two years of military service

  • Eight first round finishes

UFC History 

UFC Fight Night (12/21/19) Kang won a three round split decision over Liu Pingyuan

UFC 241 (8/17/19) Kang won a three round split decision over Brandon Davis

UFC 234 (2/10/19) Kang submitted Teruto Ishihara via rear naked choke at 3:59 of the first round

UFC 227 (8/4/18) Kang lost a three round split decision to Ricardo Ramos

UFC Fight Night (1/14/18) Kang submitted Guido Cannetti via triangle choke at 4:53 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (9/20/14) Kang won a three round split decision over Michinori Tanaka

UFC Fight Night (1/4/14) Kang submitted Shunichi Shimizu via arm triangle choke at 3:53 of the third round

UFC 164 (8/31/13) Kang lost a three round unanimous decision to Chico Camus

UFC on FUEL TV (3/3/13) Kang’s bout with Alex Caceres was ruled a no contest after Caceres failed a post-fight drug test


When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2006. I just wanted to learn jiu-jitsu, so I started as a regular member, but my coach offered to let me participate in an amateur tournament; that's how I started my MMA career.

What ranks and titles have you held? Super Korean Season 3 winner, Korean BJJ Association winner, Road FC Bantamweight Champion.

Do you have any heroes? Dong Hyun Kim is my hero. I consider him as a pioneer of Korean MMA and I want to exceed his achievements.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? After I started training, I set my goal to become the best fighter. And the UFC is a promotion that can provide me with an opportunity to become the best and achieve my goal.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I majored in physical education and physiology in college.

What was your job before you started fighting? I was just an ordinary college student.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I won the Super Korean Season 3

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Road FC Bantamweight Champion

Favorite grappling technique: Rear Naked Choke, Triangle Choke, and Triangle Armbar.

Favorite Striking technique: I like the right straight and flying knee