- Given Name: 弘中邦佳, Hironaka Kuniyoshi
- Pro MMA Record: 23-9-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
- Nickname: N/A
- Current Streak: 1 Win
- Age: 42 | Date of Birth: 1976.06.17
- Last Fight: October 04, 2014 in VTJ
- Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 154.1 lbs
- Affiliation: Master Japan
- Height: 5'9" (176cm) | Reach: N/A
- Career Disclosed Earnings: $103,000 USD
- Born: Yamaguchi-shi, Yamaguchi, Japan
- Fighting out of: Tokyo, Japan
- College: N/A
- Foundation Style: Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
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Hironaka is the current Shooto World Welterweight (154 lbs.) Champion, having defeated Kotetsu Boku for the title. He later defended the belt against Giovani Diniz at Shooto - 5th Round on May 18, 2012, KO'ing his opponent with ground-and-pound. Hironaka is also the former Cage Force Lightweight Champion, having defetaed Yoshihiro Koyama for the title after it was vacated by Mizuto Hirota.
Hironaka holds a notable victory over Brazilian-Jiu Jitsu legend Jean Jacque Machado under submission grappling superfight rules. The bout took place at the event ; 'PSL "LA Sub X" at the Santa Monic Civic Auditorium, on 26 / 5 / 2006. Hironaka ranks as black belt in both Judo and Brazilian-Jiu Jitsu.