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"The Ace"

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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: 31 | 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.

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

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Cancelled Bout Dominique Steele UFC UFN 79 2015.11.28
Reason: Lim Injury
Loss | KO/TKO
1:24 Round 2 of 3, 6:24 Total

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

Ph 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

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

Jp 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

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

Sg 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

De Pascal Krauss
11-3-1 11-1-0

Us 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

Br Marcelo Guimarães
10-3-1 8-0-1

Jp 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 David Mitchell UFC on FUEL TV 6 2012.11.10
Reason: Lim Not Medically Cleared
Cancelled Bout Marcelo Guimarães UFC on FUEL TV 6 2012.11.10
Reason: Guimaraes Injury
Win | Submission | Choke
0:53 Round 1 of 3

Mp Ryan Biglar
9-3-1 9-2-0

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

2012.07.28
Referee: Tony D'Angelo
Win | KO/TKO | Retired

Jp Takahiro Kawanaka

Gu Pacific X-treme Combat

2012.03.03
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Tn Ferrid Kheder

Gu Pacific X-treme Combat

2011.10.29
Win | KO/TKO

Us Ross Ebanez

Ph Pacific X-treme Combat

2011.08.20
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Mp Slade Adelbai

Mp Trench Warz

2010.02.12
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Ru Dmitry Samoilov

Us M-1 Global

2009.02.21
Loss | Submission | Leglock

Br Max Fernandez

Jp HEAT

2008.12.14
Win | Submission | Choke
3:58 Round 2 of 2, 8:58 Total

Us Brandon Magana
4-1-1 5-0-0

Kr M-1 Challenge 6: Korea
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2008.08.29
Win | KO/TKO | Injury
0:48 Round 2 of 2, 5:48 Total

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

Jp Deep 35 Impact
Main Card | Catchweight | 80 kg

2008.05.19
Win | KO/TKO | Punch

Br Lucio Linhares

Ru M-1 Global

2008.04.03
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Jp Hiroshi Masabuchi

Jp HEAT

2008.03.30
Loss | Submission | Armlock

Us Greg Soto

Us New Jersey Regional

2007.02.03
Draw
5:00 Round 3 of 2, 0:00 Total

Kr Jik Yong Kim
1-0-0 1-0-0

Kr Spirit MC Interleague 4
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal | 176 lbs

2006.08.19
Win | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 10:00 Total

Kr Seung Ryul Ahn
0-0-0 0-0-0

Kr Spirit MC Interleague 3
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 176 lbs

2006.02.11

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