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"The Ace"

13-5-1

Hyun Gyu Lim

Hyun Gyu  "The Ace" Lim
  • Given Name: 임현규, Lim Hyun Gyu
  • MMA Record: 13-5-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Ace
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 30 | Date of Birth: 1985.01.16
  • Last Fight: May 16, 2015 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs
  • 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  |  UFC.com
  • 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.

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Hyun Gyu Lim MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Rumored Upcoming Bout

Elizeu Zaleski
13-5-1 14-5-0

UFC Fight Night 79: Henderson vs. Alves
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2015.11.28
Loss | KO/TKO
1:24 Round 2 of 3, 6:24 Total

Neil Magny
13-4-1 14-3-0

UFC Fight Night 66: Edgar vs. Faber
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2015.05.16
Odds: +105 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs) | Referee: Steve Perceval
UFC Fight Night 66 Performance of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Elbows
1:18 Round 1 of 3

Takenori Sato
12-4-1 17-9-7

UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 77 kg

2014.09.20
Odds: -600 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs) | Referee: Leon Roberts
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Tarec Saffiedine
12-3-1 14-3-0

UFC Fight Night 34: Saffiedine vs. Lim
Main Event | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2014.01.04
Odds: +180 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Fight/Night | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs) | Referee: Leon Roberts
#6 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
11-3-1 11-1-0

UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis 2
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2013.08.31
Odds: +190 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $70,000 ($10K Base, $10K Bonus, $50K Fight/Night) | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs) | Referee: Rob Hinds
UFC 164 Fight of the Night
Win | KO/TKO
4:00 Round 2 of 3, 9:00 Total

Marcelo Guimarães
10-3-1 8-0-1

UFC on FUEL TV 8: Silva vs. Stann
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 77 kg

2013.03.02
Odds: -285 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs) | Referee: Thomas Fan
Cancelled Bout Marcelo Guimarães 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
9-3-1 9-2-0

PXC 32
Main Card | Title Match | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2012.07.28
Referee: Tony D'Angelo
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
0:48 Round 2 of 2, 5:48 Total

Noboru Onishi
3-1-1 1-1-1

Deep 35 Impact
Main Card | Catchweight | 80 kg

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

New Jersey Regional

2007.02.03
Draw

Jick Yong Kim

Spirit MC

2006.08.19
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Seung Ryul Ahn

Spirit MC

2006.02.11

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