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TRAINING: A typical day of training is Boxing, Grappling, and MMA six days a week.
What ranks and titles have you held? 2011 DEEP Lightweight Champion, 2009 SENGOKU (SRC) Lightweight Champion, 2008 CAGE FORCE Lightweight Champion,
2005 Shooto Welterweight rookie of the year
Do you have any heroes? N/A
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? UFC is the best MMA promotion in the world, so I want to be a UFC champion.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Outer wall construction
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 2004 All Japan amateur Shooto Welterweight champion