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"The Ace"


Hyun Gyu Lim

Hyun Gyu  "The Ace" Lim
  • Given Name: 임현규, Lim Hyun Gyu
  • Professional MMA Record: 12-4-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Ace
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 29 | Date of Birth: 1985.01.16
  • Last Fight: January 04, 2014 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs
  • Gym/Affiliation: Korean Top Team
  • Height: 6'2" (188cm) | Reach: 79.0" (201cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $120,000 USD
  • Born: South Korea
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |
  • Fighting out of: Seoul, South Korea
  • Personal Pages: Facebook

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Hyun Gyu Lim began his MMA career back in 2006. He holds a notable win over former UFC fighter Lucio Linhares. Lim was the Pacific Xtreme Combat welterweight champion a win that helped him get noticed by the UFC. He would make his UFC debut against Marcelo Guimaraes who he would finish in the second round by KO. He would repeat that performance about 6 months later defeating the German fighter Pascal Krauss by KO (knee and punches) at UFC 164, which performance earned both the participants the Fight of the Night bonus. He is next expected to face the former StrikeForce Welterweight Champion Tarec Saffiedine in the main event of UFC Fight Night 34.

Last updated 01.03.2014, 11:19 PM ET
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Hyun Gyu Lim MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Professional Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout Takenori Sato
UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 77 kg
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total
Tarec Saffiedine
Ref: Leon Roberts
UFC Fight Night 34: Saffiedine vs. Lim
Main Event | Welterweight | 170 lbs
Odds: +180 Slight Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Fight/Night | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs
#4 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2014
UFC Fight Night 34 Fight of the Night
Cancelled Bout Kiichi Kunimoto UFC UFN 34 2014.01.04
Reason: Lim to Main Event
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
3:58 Round 1 of 3
Pascal Krauss
Ref: Rob Hinds
UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis 2
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs
Odds: +190 Slight Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $70,000 ($10K Base, $10K Bonus, $50K Fight/Night) | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs
UFC 164 Fight of the Night
Win | KO/TKO
4:00 Round 2 of 3, 9:00 Total
Marcelo Guimaraes
Ref: Thomas Fan
UFC on FUEL TV 8: Silva vs. Stann
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 77 kg
Odds: -285 Moderate Favorite | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs
Cancelled Bout Marcelo Guimaraes UFC on FUEL TV 6 2012.11.10
Reason: Guimaraes Injury
Cancelled Bout David Mitchell UFC on FUEL TV 6 2012.11.10
Reason: Lim Not Medically Cleared
Win | Submission | Choke
0:53 Round 1 of 3
Ryan Biglar
Ref: Tony D'Angelo
PXC 32
Main Card | Title Match | Welterweight | 170 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Retired Takahiro Kawanaka Pacific X-treme Combat 2012.03.03
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Ferrid Kheder Pacific X-treme Combat 2011.10.29
Win | KO/TKO Ross Ebanez Pacific X-treme Combat 2011.08.20
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Slade Adelbai Trench Warz 2010.02.12
Loss | Decision | Unanimous Dmitry Samoilov M-1 Global 2009.02.21
Loss | Submission | Leglock Max Fernandez HEAT 2008.12.14
Win | Submission | Choke Brandon Magana M-1 Global 2008.08.29
Win | KO/TKO | Injury Noboru Onishi DEEP 2008.05.19
Win | KO/TKO | Punch Lucio Linhares M-1 Global 2008.04.03
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Hiroshi Masabuchi HEAT 2008.03.30
Loss | Submission | Armlock Greg Soto World Best Fighter 2007.02.03
Draw Jick Yong Kim Spirit MC 2006.08.19
Win | Decision | Unanimous Seong Yeol Ahn Spirit MC 2006.02.11

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