Dong Hyun
Kim
20-3-1, 1NC( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #8 Welterweight

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 15 fights.
Record: 20-3-1, 1NC
Summary: Well-rounded, judo, takedowns

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Stun Gun
From: Suwon South Korea
Fights Out Of: Busan South Korea
Age: 33
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
652
51% Successful
333
Types of Successful Strikes
0
333
33%
20%
48% Ground
109
65
159
Striking Defense
61
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
67
48% Successful
32
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
7
42
2
Takedown Defense
81
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Dong Hyun Kim
May 23, 2015
30
20
1
0
1
0
2
0
R3 Submission
Loss
Dong Hyun Kim
Aug 23, 2014
13
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Dong Hyun Kim
Mar 1, 2014
27
27
1
1
0
0
1
0
R3 KO/TKO
Win
Dong Hyun Kim
Oct 9, 2013
28
11
0
1
0
0
0
1
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Dong Hyun Kim
Mar 2, 2013
23
5
3
0
1
0
8
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Dong Hyun Kim
Nov 10, 2012
22
2
3
0
2
0
3
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Dong Hyun Kim
Jul 7, 2012
8
1
0
1
0
0
0
1
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Dong Hyun Kim
Dec 30, 2011
53
32
2
0
0
0
1
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Dong Hyun Kim
Jul 2, 2011
8
1
0
1
1
0
1
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Dong Hyun Kim
Jan 1, 2011
36
19
1
3
1
0
1
3
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Dong Hyun Kim
May 29, 2010
10
30
0
6
0
0
0
7
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Dong Hyun Kim
Jul 11, 2009
29
22
4
1
1
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
NO CONTEST
Dong Hyun Kim
Jan 31, 2009
24
19
2
2
1
2
1
2
R3 Overturned
Win
Dong Hyun Kim
Sep 6, 2008
12
48
3
1
1
2
5
1
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Dong Hyun Kim
May 24, 2008
77
2
3
0
0
0
10
0
R3 KO/TKO

Biography

A Korean hero whose fans wait up all night to see his fights on television, Dong Hyun Kim carries a great weight on his shoulders in terms of expectations every time he steps into the Octagon.  But with UFC wins over Jason Tan and Matt Brown already secured, the aggressive and exciting judo black belt nicknamed ‘Stun Gun’ has shown that he is more than ready to deliver on his promise - not only to himself but to his country.

TRAINING:
I know how strong the skills he has are, so I am training hard in all areas.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
I started training MMA in 2004. I saw some videos of SHOOTO and UFC, and they were great. It really got my blood pumping.

What ranks and titles have you held?
Fourth degree black belt in judo.

Do you have any heroes?
Anderson Silva

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It's an honor for me to fight in the UFC, the world’s best fight event. And it will be a big opportunity to show my fighting talent to MMA fans around the whole world.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
I'm in my 4th year at Yong-In University, majoring in Judo. Judo is so helpful in MMA.

What was your job before you started fighting?
Judo player

Accomplishments in amateur competition?
I have won some prizes in many Judo matches, and won a few tournaments in Amateur MMA, Catch wrestling, and Jujitsu in Korea.

Favorite grappling technique:
Triangle choke

Favorite striking technique:
Straight punch

• World-class judoka

• Only second Korean fighter to compete in the UFC (Joe Son was the first) and the first to win a UFC match

• Eight of last 16 wins by KO

• Aggressive and powerful

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