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SAITAMA, JAPAN - MARCH 03: Hyun Gyu Lim enters the arena before his welterweight fight against Marcelo Guimaraes during the UFC on FUEL TV event at Saitama Super Arena on March 3, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Hyun Gyu Lim
TRAINING: We are working on a game plan to counter my opponent’s strengths. I am working tirelessly on all facets of MMA with a greater emphasis on my cardio and wrestling for this fight.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I have been fighting professionally since 2006.
What ranks and titles have you held? PXC Welterweight Champion, Motor One Jiu-Jitsu Tournament - Open Class Champion, black belt in Tae Kwon Do
Do you have any heroes? None
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting in the UFC has been my goal for the past few years. It's pretty much all I thought about and what I've trained for. Now that I've achieved it, I'm looking forward to bigger and better things.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Kyungbuk Science College - MMA Major
Favorite grappling technique: Triangle choke
Favorite striking technique: Right cross