BirthdayJuly 14, 1968

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Kazushi Sakuraba

    Full name: Kazushi Sakuraba
    Also known as: Kazushi Sakuraba, Sakuraba, Kazushi, The Gracie Hunter, The IQ Wrestler, The Gracie Killer, The Gracie Hunter, The IQ Wrestler, Ikiru Densetsu ("The Living Legend"), Ikiru Densetsu ("The Living Legend"), The Gracie Killer, The IQ Wrestler, The Gracie Hunter
    Professions: Japanese professional wrestler
    Work: UFC Ultimate Japan Heavyweight tournament winner

  2. Kazushi Sakuraba Measurements

    Height: 6' (1.83 m)

  3. Kazushi Sakuraba Biography

    Kazushi Sakuraba (?? ??, Sakuraba Kazushi, born July 14, 1968 in present-day Katagami, Akita) is a Japanese professional mixed martial artist and professional wrestler, currently signed to New Japan Pro Wrestling. He has competed in traditional puroresu for New Japan Pro Wrestling and shoot-style competition for UWFi and Kingdom Pro Wrestling. He has fought in MMA competition in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, PRIDE Fighting Championships, K-1 Hero's and Dream. He is known as the "Gracie Hunter" or the "Gracie Killer" due to his wins over four members of the famed Gracie family: Royler Gracie, Renzo Gracie, Ryan Gracie, and Royce Gracie. In particular, Sakuraba is famous for his initial fight with Royce, which lasted ninety minutes. Sakuraba is also the former UFC Japan Heavyweight Tournament Champion.

  4. Kazushi Sakuraba Family

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