Who is Kazuhiro Nakamura?
Kazuhiro Nakamura (中村和裕, born July 16, 1979) is a retired Japanese mixed martial artist who competed as a Middleweight in DREAM, and is a former DEEP Middleweight Champion. He fought out of the Yoshida Dojo and also competed in the Pride Fighting Championships, the Ultimate Fighting Championship and the Sengoku Raiden Championship.
Who did Shinsuke Nakamura lose to in the UFC?
A farewell event for Nakamura’s teacher, Hidehiko Yoshida, was held on April 25, 2010. Nakamura defeated Yoshida via unanimous decision. Nakamura made his return at Dream 17 to face UFC vet Gerald Harris. He lost the fight via split decision.
Who is Kazuhiro Nakamura’s opponent in the WWE Royal Rumble final?
Kazuhiro Nakamura defeated fellow countryman Yuki Sasaki via unanimous decision and booked a spot later that evening in the final. Nakamura fought against tournament favourite Jorge Santiago and took him to the third round before losing via KO at 0:49 of the third round.
How old was Satoshi Nakamura when he started judo?
Starting judo at 10 years old, Nakamura went to train under Katsuhiko Kashiwazaki and enter the Fukuyama University team. He became a professional judoka under the sponsorship of Keiyo Gas and competed at national and international level, placing third at the Japanese championships at 100+.