Biography(references)Horiguchi began training in karate at the age of five and was talented, as he soon began competing in full-contact competitions and went on to become a regional champion. At the age of 16, Horiguchi viewed a PRIDE Fighting Championships event and became drawn to mixed martial arts. Horiguchi began training in the sport at Norifumi Yamamoto's Krazy Bee Gym after graduating high school when he was 18 years old. Horiguchi said seeing Yamamoto knockout bigger men was what drew him to the fighter.
Awards & Accolades
Shooto: Shooto Bantamweight Championship (One time; former). One successful title defense
Rizin Fighting Federation: 2017 RIZIN Bantamweight Grand Prix Championship
Bellator MMA: Bellator Bantamweight World Championship (One time)
Full Fight | 堀口恭司 vs. 金太郎 / Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Kintaro - RIZIN.38
Full Fight | Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Darrion Caldwell | B222
Full Fight | 朝倉海 vs. 堀口恭司 2 / Kai Asakura vs. Kyoji Horiguchi 2 - RIZIN.26
Full Fight | 堀口恭司 vs. ベン・ウィン / Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Ben Nguyen - RIZIN.15
Full Fight | 堀口恭司 vs. 扇久保博正 / Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Hiromasa Ougikubo - RIZIN.11
Full Fight | 堀口恭司 vs. イアン・マッコール / Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Ian McCall - RIZIN.10
Full Fight | マネル・ケイプ vs. 堀口恭司 / Manel Kape vs. Kyoji Horiguchi - 12/31/2017
Full Fight | 堀口恭司 vs. ガブリエル・オリベイラ / Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Gabriel Oliveira - 12/29/2017
Full Fight | 堀口恭司 vs. 所英男 / Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Hideo Tokoro - 7/30/2017
Full Fight | 堀口恭司 vs. 元谷友貴 / Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Yuki Motoya - 4/16/2017
Full Fight | 堀口恭司 vs. 石渡伸太郎 / Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Shintaro Ishiwatari - 12/31/2017
Full Fight | 堀口恭司 vs. ダリオン・コールドウェル / Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Darrion Caldwell - RIZIN.14
Full Fight | 堀口恭司 vs. 朝倉海 / Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Kai Asakura - RIZIN.18
Full Fight | 那須川天心 vs. 堀口恭司 / Tenshin Nasukawa vs. Kyoji Horiguchi - RIZIN.13
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