Yoshihiro Akiyama

Japan Series ~ Volume two. Yoshihiro Akiyama

Episode 2 of the Japan series brings you Yoshihiro Akiyama. He is fourth-generation Japanese of Korean descent. A 3rd Dan Judoka he won gold at the 2001 Asian Championships and 2002 Asian Games. He debut in MMA for K-1 Hero’s going 9-1 in his first 10 fights to capture the K-1 Hero’s Middleweight tournament championship. In 2009 he signed with the UFC to test his abilities and to represent Japan and Korea. A popular celebrity in his home countries “Sexyama” as known by his Western fans has appeared in numerous TV shows and Commercials. Akiyama’s best strengths are his throws and heavy hands. A veteran of Hero’s, DREAM and the UFC this native of Osaka is a top Middleweight contender.

“Thank You” ~ Yoshihiro Akiyama

Alternate Video links

Yoshihiro Akiyama – HL @ Blip tv

Yoshihiro Akiyama – HL @ Rutube

Yoshihiro Akiyama – HL @ Stage vu

Yoshihiro Akiyama – HL @ Vimeo

Sound Track – Michael Jackson. Don’t stop til you get enough. (2003) Radio edit.


Genki Sudo

Japan Series ~ Volume one. Genki Sudo

Episode one of the Japan Series brings you the Neo Samurai Genki Sudo. An entertaining lightweight fighter retiring in early 2006 with a 21-4-1 in MMA and a Kickboxing record of 6-4. Widely know for his entertaining entrances and unorthodox fighting style this former K-1, Hero’s and UFC veteran is a true legend in Japanese MMA.

Alternate Video links

Genki Sudo – HL @ Blip tv

Genki Sudo – HL @ Dailymotion

Genki Sudo – HL @ Rutube

Genki Sudo – HL @ Stage vu

Genki Sudo – HL @ UOL

Genki Sudo – HL @ Vimeo

Sound Track – Genki Sudo. World Order (2009)