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MILWAUKEE, WI - AUGUST 31: Kyung Ho Kang enters the arena before his bout against Chico Camus (not pictured) in their UFC bantamweight bout at BMO Harris Bradley Center on August 31, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Ed Mulholland/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kyung Ho Kang
Kyung Ho Kang
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