Hidehiko Yoshida to retire with final bout 4/25

source: mmafighting.com

1992 Olympic judo gold medalist Hidehiko Yoshida's MMA career will come to an end on April 25 at "ASTRA" at the Nippon Budokan in Japan, an event through J-ROCK, the management company of Yoshida Dojo.

J-ROCK was instrumental in helping start World Victory Road's Sengoku promotion in 2008.

Yoshida will bring with him a 9-7-1 record to his retirement fight. On New Year's Eve, he welcomed Satoshi Ishii to MMA and defeated the 2008 Olympic judo gold medalist by unanimous decision.

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mshagger site profile image  

2/8/10 11:48 AM by mshagger

Yoshida was an awesome competitor!

fabes site profile image  

2/8/10 11:39 AM by fabes

Not a big fan, but he's a tough mofo. Sakuraba vs. Yoshida would be interesting.

junon site profile image  

2/8/10 11:33 AM by junon

id like to see Yoshida vs. Couture before end.