Yoshihiro Akiyama

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Birthday
29, 1975
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
29, 1975 (age 44)
Birthplace
Japan

About

Japanese-Korean judoka who took home gold at the 2001 Asian Judo Championships and 2002 Asian Games. He later became a successful MMA fighter with UFC.

Before Fame

He began practicing judo at age three.

Trivia

His relationship with his daughter was documented in the reality show Superman is Back.

Family Life

He married fashion model Shiho Yano, with whom he had a daughter named Sarang in 2011.

Associated With

He defeated Alan Belcher via split decision on UFC 100 in July 2009.