kyoji horiguchi

March 29th, 2017
James Lynch

When fighters are given their release from a major North American MMA promotion like the UFC, Bellator or WSOF – unless they’re a major star – they often fall into obscurity on the regional/overseas circuit unless they rack up a few wins and end up signing with one of the aforementioned promotions. In this regular feature for…

February 21st, 2017
James Lynch

Ed Herman out of UFC 209 fight with Igor Pokrajac due to injury  Light heavyweight Ed Herman announced Monday that he’s pulling out of his fight with Igor Pokrajac at UFC 209 due to injury. Herman is coming off a head-kick knockout loss to Nikita Krylov. Here’s what he had to say… If u haven’t heard Sad 2…

August 17th, 2016
James Lynch

Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Ali Bagautinov set for UFC Fight Night 97 UFC officials announced Tuesday that two former flyweight title challengers, Kyoji Horiguchi and Ali Bagautinov will meet at UFC Fight Night 97. Horiguchi (17-2) heads into this matchup off back-to-back victories including a decision win over Neil Seery at UFC Fight Night 87. Bagautinov (14-4)…

March 24th, 2016
James Lynch

Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Neil Seery set UFC Fight Night 87 UFC officials announced Wednesday that flyweights Kyoji Horiguchi and Neil Seery will clash at UFC Fight Night 87. Officials today announced former title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi (16-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC) and vet Neil Seery (16-11 MMA, 3-2 UFC) are booked to fight at the event. Horiguchi (16-2)…

September 27th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s latest trip to Japan went down on Saturday night (or Sunday morning, if you’re from Japan) and while the card started out slow, it took a nice turn in the middle to provide some solid entertainment, and the main card featured a couple good fights and a pair of incredible stoppages. The main…

September 26th, 2015
Mike James

One of the main card bouts for UFC Fight Night 75 is a flyweight contest between the #7 ranked Kyoji Horiguchi and #13 ranked Chicho Camus. Horiguchi coming off a humbling defeat to Demetrious Johnson, while Camus lost a decision to hyped prospect Henry Cejudo in his last contest. They both look to get back into…

August 12th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship has kept busy this past week and upcoming fight cards are starting to fill up. Late September’s UFC Fight Night 75 event, which is headlined by a heavyweight clash between Josh Barnatt and Roy Nelson, added four fights in the past few days. Here they are: Chico Camus vs. Kyoji Horiguchi, UFC Fight…

April 27th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 102 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Adam (@MMAdamMartin) and I (@LynchOnSports) have a replay of our live edition of the podcast on Monday night where we recapped all the action from UFC 186 Saturday night in Montreal.   The Big Three Four  1) Jon Jones is a suspect in a hit and run case….

April 27th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Surprises and Disappointments is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event, highlighting three fighters who had surprising performances and three fighters who disappointed. Here were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC 186. Surprises John Makdessi – John Makdessi did not get much respect from the betting public against Shane Campbell,…

April 26th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every major MMA event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card. Here’s five crazy UFC 186 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Demetrious Johnson wins in round 5 (+1575) In the main event of the…

April 26th, 2015
Adam Martin.

My latest column at MMAOddsbreaker.com is my Rating the Card article, where I will take a look back at all the major MMA events and recap the event and then give my overall score of the card. For this instalment of the column, we will look back at UFC 186. The first fight of the night saw Canadian Randa…

April 25th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 186. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. 1. Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Shintaro Ishiwatari – Vale Tudo Japan 2nd Upcoming Bout: Kyoji Horiguchi…

April 24th, 2015
Adam Martin.

With no new fight announcements to write about this morning, instead I’ll point out five prop bets for UFC 186 that I feel have a good chance of winning this weekend. Demetrious Johnson wins inside the distance (+100) The main event of UFC 186 is a squash match between UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and…

April 23rd, 2015
Adam Martin.

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Adam Martin has teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for the big Ten Cent Game for the upcoming UFC 186 card. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to Kountermove.com, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash just by picking fights….

April 22nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 186 is a five-round title fight between UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and challenger Kyoji Horiguchi. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Johnson is a -1000 favorite (bet $1000 to win $100) while Horiguchi is a +650 underdog (bet $100 to win $650). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

March 26th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 186: Johnson vs Horiguchi Date: April 25, 2015 Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada Venue: Bell Centre Broadcast: PPV UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson Since losing to bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz in October, 2011, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (21-2-1) has taken over the UFC’s flyweight division with relative ease. He won the UFC’s four-man flyweight tournament with wins over Ian…

December 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 182 is a three-round flyweight contest between Kyoji Horiguchi and Louis Gaudinot. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Horiguchi is a -675 favorite (bet $675 to win $100) while Gaudinot is a +475 underdog (bet $100 to win $475). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

October 17th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC went on a fight-announcing spree on Thursday, and for Friday’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ll give you the rundown on all of the new fights booked. Alex White vs. Clay Collard, UFC 181 There has been a late addition to UFC on FOX 13, and it’s a fantastic featherweight bout between bangers Alex…

September 22nd, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC Fight Night 52 and Bellator 125 taking place this past weekend, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shaken up. MMA Oddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) and Brad Taschuk (@BradTaschuk) have taken over the reigns of the rankings, which are updated after nearly every UFC event. As always, we only show changes in the…

September 20th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

For the first time in nearly two years, MMA fans had the opportunity to stay up all night watching fights from Japan. The card looked like it was going to be fun on paper, and in practice it was even better. Personally, I had no intention of staying up until 6am watching fights and foregoing…

September 18th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC Fight Night 52 is a three-round flyweight bout between Kyoji Horiguchi and Jon delos Reyes. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Horiguchi is a -550 favorite (bet $550 to win $100) while Reyes is a +425 underdog (bet $100 to win $425). MMA linesetter Nick…