Kyung Ho Kang - Official UFC® Fighter Profile
Kyung Ho
Kang
14-8-0, 1NC( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 6 fights.
Record: 14-8-0, 1NC
Summary: Well-rounded MMA fighter

Fighter Info

Nickname: Mr. Perfect
From: Busan South Korea
Fights Out Of: Busan South Korea
Age: 31
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )
Reach 72"
Leg Reach 39"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
441
43% Successful
188
Types of Successful Strikes
0
188
53% Standing
45% Ground
99
5
84
Striking Defense
59
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
18
67% Successful
12
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
7
32
5
Takedown Defense
75
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Kyung Ho Kang
Aug 4, 2018
54
65
1
1
1
0
0
1
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Kyung Ho Kang
Jan 14, 2018
3
19
1
1
1
0
1
0
R1 Submission
Win
Kyung Ho Kang
Sep 20, 2014
22
21
3
0
0
2
4
10
R3 Decision - Split
Fight of the Night
Win
Kyung Ho Kang
Jan 4, 2014
65
2
2
0
4
0
4
0
R3 Submission
Loss
Kyung Ho Kang
Aug 31, 2013
28
18
0
3
1
0
2
8
R3 Decision - Unanimous
NO CONTEST
Kyung Ho Kang
Mar 2, 2013
30
16
0
5
0
0
2
8
R3 Overturned

Biography

TRAINING: Hard work daily in all aspects of MMA

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

 

 

  • Pro since 2007
  • Ten wins by submission (3 triangle, 4 RNC, 2 armbar, arm triangle), two by KO. Has finished last 12 of last 13 wins
  • Has won six of his last nine
  • Seven first round finishes
 

Career

Key Opponents

Alex Caceres
Alex Caceres
14-11-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )

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