Yoshiyuki
Yoshida
11-5-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 5 fights.
Record: 11-5-0
Summary: Throws, ground control, mental toughness

Fighter Info

Nickname: Zenko
From: Tokyo Japan
Age: 39
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
50
36% Successful
18
Types of Successful Strikes
0
18
50% Standing
33%
17%
9
6
3
Striking Defense
36
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
7
29% Successful
2
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
4
5
2
Takedown Defense
25
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Yoshiyuki Yoshida May 8, 2010
7 1 2 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Mike Guymon 59 3 2 10
Loss
Anthony Johnson Oct 24, 2009
10 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Yoshiyuki Yoshida 0 0 0 0
Win
Yoshiyuki Yoshida May 23, 2009
4 0 1 1 R1 Submission
Brandon Wolff 2 0 0 0
Loss
Josh Koscheck Dec 10, 2008
6 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Yoshiyuki Yoshida 6 0 0 0
Win
Yoshiyuki Yoshida May 24, 2008
1 1 1 1 R1 Submission
Jon Koppenhaver 1 0 0 0

Biography

Training: Mon, Tue, Thur, and Fri are the MMA sparring and boxing training days, and on Wed and Sat I do mostly physical strength and conditioning workouts.

What ranks and titles have you held? Won National Judo Corporate Team Championship in 2002.

Do you have any heroes?
No one in particular but all the warriors who came to test their skill in the Octagon, I respect every single one of them.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting in the Major League. I feel this is an opportunity for me to taste the American dream.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I graduated from Tokyo Gakugei University. Majored in Physical Education

What was your job before you started fighting? PE teacher at Seijo High School in Tokyo, Japan.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Member of the national judo team in 2002. Triple crown winner in national high school judo (Individual in his weight class, open-weight division, and team competition).

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Won 2007 Cage Force welterweight tournament.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Fourth degree black belt in judo

Favorite grappling technique: kimura

Favorite Striking technique: ground and pound
 

Career

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