Dustin Kimura

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Dustin Kimura
Born (1989-05-21) May 21, 1989 (age 29)
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Other namesThe Diamond
NationalityAmerican
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)
DivisionFeatherweight
Bantamweight
Reach71.0 in (180 cm)[1]
StyleKickboxing
Fighting out ofHonolulu, Hawaii, United States
TeamGracie Technics
Years active2009–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total14
Wins11
By knockout2
By submission8
By decision1
Losses3
By submission1
By decision2
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Dustin Kimura (born May 21, 1989) is an American mixed martial artist, who formerly competed in the Bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Background[edit]

Kimura went to Kalani High School and then attended Honolulu Community College for Welding Technology. Dustin currently trains at Gracie Technics Honolulu.[2]

MMA career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Kimura compiled a 9–0 professional record before signing with the UFC.

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Kimura made his promotional debut against Chico Camus on February 2, 2013 at UFC 156.[3] He won the fight via submission in the third round.

In his second fight with the promotion, Kimura faced Mitch Gagnon on September 21, 2013 at UFC 165.[4] He lost the fight via submission, resulting in the first loss of his professional MMA career.

Kimura faced promotional newcomer Jon Delos Reyes on January 4, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 34.[5] He won the fight via submission in the first round.[6]

Kimura faced George Roop on April 16, 2014 at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale.[7] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Kimura was expected to face Ian Entwistle on September 5, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 50.[8] However, Entwistle pulled out of the bout citing an injury. Subsequently, Kimura was paired with Chris Beal at the event.[9] In turn, Kimura also pulled out of the bout and was replaced by Tateki Matsuda.[10]

Kimura faced promotional newcomer Henry Cejudo on December 13, 2014 at UFC on Fox 13.[11] He lost the fight by unanimous decision, and was subsequently released from the promotion shortly after.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 11–3 Henry Cejudo Decision (unanimous) UFC on Fox: dos Santos vs. Miocic December 13, 2014 3 5:00 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Loss 11–2 George Roop Decision (unanimous) The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale: Bisping vs. Kennedy April 16, 2014 3 5:00 Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Win 11–1 Jon delos Reyes Submission (armbar) UFC Fight Night: Saffiedine vs. Lim January 4, 2014 1 2:13 Marina Bay, Singapore
Loss 10–1 Mitch Gagnon Technical Submission (guillotine choke) UFC 165 September 21, 2013 1 4:05 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Win 10–0 Chico Camus Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC 156 February 2, 2013 3 1:50 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Catchweight (139.5 lbs) bout; Kimura missed weight.
Win 9–0 Guy Delumeau KO (punch) Pacific Xtreme Combat 34 November 17, 2012 3 4:44 Quezon City, Philippines
Win 8–0 Damaso Pereira TKO (punches) Destiny MMA - Na Koa 1 September 8, 2012 2 1:48 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Win 7–0 Toby Misech Submission (rear-naked choke) King of the Cage: Ali'is July 14, 2012 1 4:07 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Win 6–0 Eddie Perrells Submission (achilles lock) X-1 and Destiny - Crossfire August 13, 2011 1 2:49 Wailuku, Hawaii, United States
Win 5–0 Kurrent Cockett Submission (armbar) X-1 - Champions 3 March 12, 2011 1 2:58 Wailuku, Hawaii, United States
Win 4–0 Sadhu Bott Decision (unanimous) X-1 - Island Pride April 11, 2013 3 5:00 Wailuku, Hawaii, United States
Win 3–0 Chris Willems Submission (triangle choke) X-1 - Heroes September 11, 2010 1 2:55 Wailuku, Hawaii, United States
Win 2–0 Spencer Higa Submission (guillotine choke) X-1 - Nations Collide June 4, 2010 2 0:57 Wailuku, Hawaii, United States
Win 1–0 Jake Noble Submission (rear-naked choke) Destiny MMA - Maui No Ka'oi August 22, 2009 2 1:20 Wailuku, Hawaii, United States

Amateur mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 3–0 Jon Barnard Submission (rear-naked choke) Destiny MMA - Bad Blood May 2, 2009 1 N/A Waipahu, Hawaii, United States
Win 2–0 Vernon Perengit Submission (rear-naked choke) Destiny MMA - The 2nd Coming February 21, 2009 2 1:02 Waipahu, Hawaii, United States
Win 1–0 Elijah Manners Decision (unanimous) X-1 - Fight Club Meets Night Club 5 November 21, 2008 2 3:00 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States Amateur MMA debut

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fight Card - TUF Nations Finale Bisping vs. Kennedy". UFC.com. Retrieved April 17, 2014.
  2. ^ "Team ATH Dustin Kimura". ATH Organics. Archived from the original on 31 October 2014. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Chico Camus vs. Dustin Kimura joins UFC 156 Super Bowl show". mmajunkie.com. January 8, 2013.
  4. ^ Staff (2013-07-11). "Mitch Gagnon vs. Dustin Kimura added to September's UFC 165 event". mmajunkie.com. Archived from the original on 2013-07-13. Retrieved 2013-07-11.
  5. ^ B Wylie (2013-11-26). "UFC signs Jon delos Reyes, faces Dustin Kimura at UFC Fight Night 34". fightsportasia.com. Retrieved 2013-11-26.
  6. ^ Dann Stupp (2014-01-04). "UFC Fight Night 34 results: Dustin Kimura taps Jon Delos Reyes in action-packed first". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-01-04.
  7. ^ Matt Erickson (2014-02-20). "George Roop vs. Dustin Kimura heads to TUF Nations Finale in Quebec". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-02-20.
  8. ^ Jason Floyd (2014-08-03). "Dustin Kimura vs. Ian Entwistle added to UFC Fight Night 50 on September 5th in Connecticut". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2014-08-03.
  9. ^ Jason Floyd (2014-08-22). "Dustin Kimura vs. Chris Beal verbally agreed for UFC Fight Night 50 following injuries to Rob Font and Ian Entwistle". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2014-08-22.
  10. ^ Matt Erickson (2014-08-29). "With Dustin Kimura now out, Chris Beal meets Tateki Matsuda at UFC Fight Night 50". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-08-29.
  11. ^ Dave Doyle (2014-10-20). "Henry Cejudo meets Dustin Kimura in UFC on FOX 13 bantamweight bout". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2014-10-20.


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