|Summary:||Throws, ground control, mental toughness|
|Height:||5' 11" ( 180 cm )|
|Weight:||170 lb ( 77 kg )|
UFC veteran Josh Koscheck lands two powerful right hands to Yoshiuki Yoshida, ending the night in the first round. Koscheck takes on dangergous welterweight Jake Ellenberger at UFC 184 in Los Angeles.Feb 24, 2015 1:03
May 19, 2011 13:00
No one was more disappointed than Mike "Joker" Guymon when he lost his UFC debut four months ago. Guymon will get to prove to the UFC world that he is a high-caliber fighter when he fights Yoshiyuki Yoshida in his second UFC contest.May 08, 2010
Having ended two of his three UFC fights by submission, Yoshiyuki Yoshida may be the man who will take hot prospect Anthony Johnson into deep waters that he hasn’t seen before. Johnson’s task? Get Yoshida into a standup “Rumble” for another KO win.Oct 24, 2009
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