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Dong Hyun Kim Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 22-4-1 NC(1)

He was born in Suwon, Gyeonggi-do, and moved to Daejeon when he was a primary school student, where he was an inline speed skater. He began training in Judo when he was 14 years old, and trained in Taekwondo and Hapkido together in his late teens for his interest in martial arts. And later Kim began to practice Judo professionally at Yong-In University, which led him to reignite his MMA career. Kim began training at Wajyutsu Keisyukai, a renowned Japanese gym frequented by a number of top Japanese fighters. As one of the largest members of the gym, Kim became a regular sparring partner of middleweight Yushin Okami. At this time he competed in Judo and Sambo. He served in the Republic of Korea Marine Corps in 2001 for his mandatory service. Later he became a fighter for Spirit MC, but declared his retirement in 2004 due to economic reasons. He mentioned during Law of the Jungle that before spending four months in Auckland, New Zealand working in 3 concurrent part-time roles (kitchenhand and sashimi chef/poissonnier, bricklayer and construction labourer). His job situation never improved upon returning to Korea, until his parents finally allowed him to train again. He trains with Busan Team MAD since 2007. He teaches self defence classes. One of his students include Hani of Korean girl group EXID.

Last Fight: Colby Covington
Age: 41
Height 6'2"
Weight 170 lbs
Nick Name: "Stun Gun"
Nationality: South Korea
Association: Busan Team M.A.D.
22 Wins
KO / TKO
9
40%
Submission
2
9%
Decisions
11
50%
4 Losses
KO / TKO
3
75%
Submission
0
0%
Decisions
1
25%

Wiki Stats

Residence Seoul, South Korea
Reach 76 in (193 cm)
Style Judo, Hapkido, Taekwondo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling
Stance Southpaw
Team Busan Team MAD
Rank 4th dan Black belt in Judo3rd dan Black belt in TaekwondoBlack belt in HapkidoBrown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active 2004–2017

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Dong Hyun Kim next fight?
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Dong Hyun Kim last fight?
Dong Hyun Kim lost his last fight against Colby Covington by Decision (Unanimous) on Jun. 17, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 111 - Holm vs. Correia.
Is Dong Hyun Kim retired?
Dong Hyun Kim last fought Colby Covington 5 years 5 months and 12 days ago, and should be considered retired.
Should I bet on Dong Hyun Kim?
Dong Hyun Kim has a 84% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 68% of his fights.
Out of the 16 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -250 favorite, and out of 11 favored matches, he has won 81% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 5 matches, with a win rate of 60% and an odds average of +137.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 16 of Dong Hyun Kim betting fights, you would have made $386.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $855.
Where is Dong Hyun Kim from?
Dong Hyun Kim is from Busan, Yeongnam, South Korea.
Has Dong Hyun Kim ever been knocked out?
Dong Hyun Kim has lost 3 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by TKO (Punches) from Tyron Woodley on Aug. 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 48 - Bisping vs. Le
How long has Dong Hyun Kim been fighting?
Dong Hyun Kim has been fighting for a period of 13 years 3 months and 10 days, his first fight was on Feb. 07, 2004 at Spirit MC - Interleague 1. He has accumalated roughly 5 hours, 2 minutes and 17 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Colby Covington UFC Fight Night 111 - Holm vs. Correia
Jun/17/2017
Decision (Unanimous) Steve Perceval 3 5:00
win Tarec Saffiedine UFC 207 - Nunes vs. Rousey
Dec/30/2016
Decision (Split) John McCarthy 3 5:00
win Dominic Waters UFC Fight Night 79 - Henderson vs. Masvidal
Nov/28/2015
TKO (Punches) Leon Roberts 1 3:11
win Joshua Burkman UFC 187 - Johnson vs. Cormier
May/23/2015
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Jason Herzog 3 2:13
loss Tyron Woodley UFC Fight Night 48 - Bisping vs. Le
Aug/23/2014
TKO (Punches) Leon Roberts 1 1:01
win John Hathaway UFC - The Ultimate Fighter China Finale
Mar/01/2014
KO (Spinning Back Elbow) Leon Roberts 3 1:02
win Erick Silva UFC Fight Night 29 - Maia vs. Shields
Oct/09/2013
KO (Punch) Mario Yamasaki 2 3:01
win Siyar Bahadurzada UFC on Fuel TV 8 - Silva vs. Stann
Mar/03/2013
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 3 5:00
win Paulo Thiago UFC on Fuel TV 6 - Franklin vs. Le
Nov/10/2012
Decision (Unanimous) Marc Goddard 3 5:00
loss Demian Maia UFC 148 - Silva vs. Sonnen 2
Jul/07/2012
TKO (Rib Injury) Mario Yamasaki 1 0:47
win Sean Pierson UFC 141 - Lesnar vs. Overeem
Dec/30/2011
Decision (Unanimous) Yves Lavigne 3 5:00
loss Carlos Condit UFC 132 - Cruz vs. Faber 2
Jul/02/2011
TKO (Flying Knee and Punches) Steve Mazzagatti 1 2:58
win Nate Diaz UFC 125 - Resolution
Jan/01/2011
Decision (Unanimous) Yves Lavigne 3 5:00
win Amir Sadollah UFC 114 - Rampage vs. Evans
May/29/2010
Decision (Unanimous) Steve Mazzagatti 3 5:00
win T.J. Grant UFC 100 - Lesnar vs. Mir 2
Jul/11/2009
Decision (Unanimous) Mario Yamasaki 3 5:00
NC Karo Parisyan UFC 94 - St. Pierre vs. Penn 2
Jan/31/2009
No Contest (Overturned by NSAC) Josh Rosenthal 3 5:00
win Matt Brown UFC 88 - Breakthrough
Sep/06/2008
Decision (Split) Mario Yamasaki 3 5:00
win Jason Tan UFC 84 - Ill Will
May/24/2008
TKO (Elbows) Steve Mazzagatti 3 0:25
draw Hidehiko Hasegawa Deep - 32 Impact
Oct/09/2007
Draw (Majority) Samio Kimura 3 5:00
win Hidehiko Hasegawa Deep - 31 Impact
Aug/05/2007
KO (Slam and Punches) Samio Kimura 3 4:57
win Yukiharu Maejima Deep - CMA Festival 2
Jul/23/2007
KO (Punch) 1 0:11
win Hidenobu Koike Deep - 28 Impact
Feb/16/2007
KO (Punch) Samio Kimura 2 4:33
win Jun Ando Deep - 27 Impact
Dec/20/2006
KO (Punch) Moritaka Oshiro 2 0:44
win Kosei Kubota Deep - 26 Impact
Oct/10/2006
KO (Knee) Daisuke Noguchi 1 2:46
win Tomoyoshi Iwamiya Deep - 25 Impact
Aug/04/2006
Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
win Mitsunori Tanimura Deep - CMA Festival
May/24/2006
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 4:28
win Hyung Kwang Kim Spirit MC 5 - 2004 GP Unlimited
Sep/11/2004
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Young Ahm Noh Spirit MC 3 - I Will Be Back!!!
Apr/10/2004
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
loss Young Choi
Amateur Fight
Spirit MC - Interleague 1
Feb/07/2004
Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00