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Team Marcus Soares Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Age 42
Gender Male
Height 5' 11"
Weight Class

Denis Kang is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 35 wins, 17 losses and 2 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 35-17-2 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 14 years, 4 months, 29 days
Rounds Fought 57.0
Avg. Fights/Year 3.7
Longest Layoff 10 months, 3 days
Quickest Turnaround 2 weeks, 6 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 13 16 6
Losses 6 8 2
Finish Rate 82.9%
Finished Rate 87.5%
Win by Decision Rate 17.1%
Loss by Decision Rate 12.5%
Win by KO Rate 37.1%
Loss by KO Rate 37.5%
Win by SUB Rate 45.7%
Loss by SUB Rate 50.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

1 Loss

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:00
Fastest KO -
Fastest SUB -
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 0.9
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 04:34
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.2
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 06:13
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF 12/31/2012 L
(35-15-2)
Melvin Manhoef
(26-9-1)
KO (Knee)
Dream 18 - Special NYE 2012
1 0:50
NSF 06/16/2012 W
(34-15-2)
Son Hye-Seok
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC
Road FC 8: Bitter Rivals
1 0:00
NSF 12/03/2011 L
(34-14-2)
Shungo Oyama
(10-13-0)
TKO/RSC
Road FC 5: Night of Champions
1 4:30
NSF 07/24/2011 L
(34-13-2)
Seung Bae Whi
(3-3-0)
TKO/RSC
Road FC 3: Explosion
2 3:18
Official MMA Fight Results 05/28/2011 L
(34-12-2)
Jesse Taylor
(18-5-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Battlefield 05/28/11
1 1:57
NSF 04/16/2011 W
(33-12-2)
Eun Soo Lee
(9-0-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Road FC 2: Alive
3 5:00
NSF 07/18/2010 D
(33-12-1)
Paulo Filho
(19-1-0)
Draw
Impact FC 2: The Uprising - Sydney
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 06/19/2010 W
(32-12-1)
Dae Won Kim
(4-4-0)
MW
(185.5 vs. 185.5)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
W-1 MMA 5: Judgment Day
1 1:49
Official MMA Fight Results 11/14/2009 L
(32-11-1)
Michael Bisping
(17-2-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 186.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 105: Couture vs. Vera
2 4:24
Official MMA Fight Results 04/18/2009 W
(31-11-1)
Xavier Foupa-Pokam
(20-9-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 97: Redemption
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 01/17/2009 L
(31-10-1)
Alan Belcher
(14-5-0)
MW
(184.0 vs. 186.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC 93: Franklin vs Henderson
2 4:36
Official MMA Fight Results 10/25/2008 W
(30-10-1)
Marvin Eastman
(15-8-1)
MW
(185.0 vs. 186.0)
KO
Raw Combat: Redemption
1 0:46
NSF 08/30/2008 W
(29-10-1)
Jae Young Kim
(8-5-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Spirit MC 18 - The Champion
1 1:31
NSF 04/29/2008 L
(29-9-1)
Gegard Mousasi
(20-2-1)
MW Submission (Triangle Choke)
Dream 2: Opening Round of Middleweight GP Tournament
1 3:10
NSF 10/28/2007 L
(29-8-1)
Yoshihiro Akiyama
(10-1-0)
KO
K-1 Hero's Korea 2007
1 4:45
NSF 03/11/2007 W
(28-8-1)
Jung Gyu Choi
(7-1-1)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Spirit MC: Interleague 5
3 5:00
NSF 11/05/2006 W
(27-7-1)
Akihiro Gono
(27-11-7)
Decision
Pride: Bushido 13 Survival 06' Finals
2 5:00
NSF 11/05/2006 L
(27-7-1)
Kazuo Misaki
(17-6-2)
Decision
Pride: Bushido 13 Survival 06' Finals
2 5:00
NSF 08/26/2006 W
(26-7-1)
Amar Suloev
(20-5-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Pride: Bushido 12 Survival 06' Second Round
1 4:10
NSF 06/04/2006 W
(25-7-1)
Murilo Rua
(11-6-1)
KO
Pride: Bushido 11 Survival 06' Opening Round
1 0:15
NSF 04/22/2006 W
(24-7-1)
Albert Basconcelles
(0-0-0)
KO (Punches)
Spirit MC 8: Only One
1 0:12
NSF 04/02/2006 W
(23-7-1)
Mark Weir
(18-9-0)
Submission (Knees)
Pride: Bushido 10
1 4:55
Official MMA Fight Results 12/10/2005 W
(22-7-1)
Ronald Fields
(10-15-0)
LHW
(200.0 vs. 204.5)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Absolute Fighting Championships 14
1 2:46
NSF 10/29/2005 NC
(22-7-1)
Robert Villegas
(3-1-0)
No Contest
Spirit MC 7
1 4:25
NSF 07/17/2005 W
(21-7-1)
Andrei Semenov
(29-5-2)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pride: Bushido 8
2 5:00
NSF 04/03/2005 W
(20-7-1)
Takahiro Oba
(3-1-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Pride: Bushido 6
1 4:26
NSF 12/04/2004 W
(19-7-1)
Alexei Veselovzorov
(13-7-1)
Submission (Choke)
M-1 Mix- Fight: Heavyweight Grand Prix
1 1:17
NSF 09/11/2004 W
(16-7-1)
Junpei Hamada
(1-2-0)
Submission (Arm Lock)
Spirit MC: 2004 Grand Prix "Unlimited"
1 2:35
NSF 09/11/2004 W
(16-7-1)
Jae Young Kim
(1-1-0)
Submission (Choke)
Spirit MC: 2004 Grand Prix "Unlimited"
1 1:38
NSF 09/11/2004 W
(16-7-1)
Jin Ho Yang
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Spirit MC: 2004 Grand Prix "Unlimited"
1 0:49
NSF 06/12/2004 W
(15-7-1)
Kobus Haseman
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Spirit MC 4: Revolution
1 1:06
NSF 04/10/2004 W
(14-7-1)
Hyun Chul Cho
(0-1-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Spirit MC 3
1 5:00
NSF 02/07/2004 W
(12-7-1)
Jae Young Kim
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC
Spirit MC: Interleague 1
1 0:38
NSF 02/07/2004 W
(12-7-1)
Hyung Jun Kim
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC
Spirit MC: Interleague 1
1 1:13
NSF 12/05/2003 D
(12-7-0)
Andrei Semenov
(24-4-1)
Draw
M-1 Mix- Fight: Russia vs the World 7
1 10:00
NSF 09/06/2003 W
(11-7-0)
Stephan Potvin
(7-4-0)
TKO/RSC
TKO 13: Ultimate Rush
3 5:00
NSF 06/13/2003 W
(9-7-0)
Brendan Seguin
(6-2-1)
Submission (Arm Bar from the Guard)
Superbrawl 30: Size Does Matter
1 2:22
NSF 06/13/2003 W
(9-7-0)
Kaipo Kalama Miller
(1-0-1)
Decision (Majority Decision)
Superbrawl 30: Size Does Matter
3 3:00
NSF 05/03/2003 W
(8-7-0)
Keith Rockel
(9-1-1)
KO
Ring of Fury 3
2 2:59
NSF 04/04/2003 W
(7-7-0)
Chris Peak
(2-4-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
World Freestyle Fighting Championships 4
1 0:57
NSF 02/23/2003 L
(7-6-0)
Jason Miller
(6-2-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Extreme Challenge 50
2 1:41
NSF 10/11/2002 L
(7-5-0)
Joseph Doerksen
(18-5-0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Universal Combat Challenge 11: The Next Level
1 4:49
NSF 07/20/2002 W
(6-5-0)
Patrick Healy
(0-0-0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Rumble in the Ring 7
NSF 06/22/2002 W
(5-5-0)
Shane Biever
(3-3-0)
Submission (Arm Lock)
World Freestyle Fighting Championships 2
1 0:00
NSF 04/13/2002 NC
(5-5-0)
Dennis Hallman
(21-6-0)
No Contest
World Freestyle Fighting Championships 1
2 0:00
NSF 08/31/2001 L
(5-4-0)
Martin Armendarez
(4-2-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Punches)
International Fighting Championship: Warriors Challenge 15
1 3:52
NSF 05/13/2001 L
(5-3-0)
Osami Shibuya
(24-22-10)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Pancrase: Proof 3
3 3:45
NSF 12/04/2000 L
(5-2-0)
Keiichiro Yamamiya
(22-13-5)
Decision
Pancrase: Trans 7
2 3:00
NSF 09/24/2000 W
(4-2-0)
Minoru Suzuki
(24-19-0)
Submission (Punches)
Pancrase: 2000 Anniversary Show
1 3:43
NSF 03/18/2000 W
(3-2-0)
Lonnie Canida
(2-1-1)
TKO/RSC
Western Canada?s Toughest 1
1 5:00
NSF 05/15/1999 L
(3-1-0)
Joe Slick
(9-2-3)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Extreme Challenge 24
1 5:53
NSF 04/24/1999 W
(2-0-0)
Tom Bolger
(1-1-0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Bas Rutten Invitational 2
1 1:55
NSF 04/24/1999 L
(2-0-0)
Jacen Flynn
(0-0-0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Bas Rutten Invitational 2
1 4:07
NSF 11/01/1998 W
(1-0-0)
Fadi Habib
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC
Ultimate Warrior Challenge 2
NSF 08/02/1998 W
(0-0-0)
Eric Harcrow
(0-0-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Ultimate Warrior Challenge 1
1 0:15
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class