Kazuyoshi Ishii

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Birthday
10, 1953
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
10, 1953 (age 66)
Birthplace
Japan

About

Seidokaikan karate master who founded the K-1 fighting circuit. He also formed his own karate organization in 1980.

Before Fame

When he was 16 he had already established a local Kyokushin dojo and later opened another in Osaka which proved to be very successful.

Trivia

He was connected with the Yakuza at a time where he linked to tax evasion and fraud among others.

Family Life

He grew up with two siblings in Uwajima, Ehime Prefecture, Japan.

Associated With

He was a karate master, the specific kind of karate master that George St-Pierre trained with in order to defend himself.

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