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Kid Yamamoto has passed away

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09.18.2018 | 12:06 AM ET

Liver Kick‏ @LiverKickdotcom 18m18 minutes ago More

Liver Kick Retweeted KRAZY BEE OFFICIAL

The Krazy Bee Twitter is saying that KID Yamamoto, who announced he had cancer on August 28th, has passed away.



Dana White‏Verified account @danawhite 3m3 minutes ago More

RIP.... Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto

"I shall not cause harm to any vehicle nor the personal contents thereof, nor through inaction let that vehicle or the personal contents thereof come to harm. It's what I call the Repo Code, kid. "

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MassaBruce
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09.18.2018 | 12:10 AM ET

No!!


RIP

* Edited at 09.18.2018, 12:35 AM ET *

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09.18.2018 | 12:34 AM ET

RIP KID YAMAMOTO 
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09.18.2018 | 12:44 AM ET

Jesus.  41 years old.  A man that was a pioneer for the lighter weight class divisions of MMA, a man that was absolute beast and considered the best Featherweight in the world until his career was derailed for a year due to dislocating his elbow in 2007 and a bad knee injury in 2009, a man that one of the biggest combat sports stars in all of Japan and was the centerpiece of K-1 HERO'S, a man who took the legendary K-1 kickboxer Masato Kobayashi to a majority decision, and was one of the few non-UFC fighters at the time that Dana gave glowing praise to and wanted to desperately sign when he was in his prime.  Now gone at 41 due to cancer.  This is absolutely heartbreaking and soul crushing to hear.  RIP KID Yamamoto.  You are an absolute legend of the sport and you will truly be missed.

* Edited at 09.18.2018, 1:41 AM ET *

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09.18.2018 | 1:44 AM ET

Oh man.  I didn't see this coming. I hadn't even heard that he was ill....sucks man.

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09.18.2018 | 2:25 AM ET

Way too young. **** Cancer.

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09.18.2018 | 7:13 AM ET




"Omnes Una Manet Nox"

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09.18.2018 | 8:15 AM ET

Terrible news. When I first got into MMA he wasn't in the PRIDE or UFC pay per views that I had access to, so all I saw were low quality movie files that I'd download from torrent sites. He was a mythical wrecking machine.

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09.18.2018 | 8:34 AM ET

Man, absolutely terrible news. Way too young...

RIP Kid Yamamoto, total legend

* Edited at 09.18.2018, 8:34 AM ET *

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09.18.2018 | 10:49 AM ET

Thank you K!D!!!!!!!!

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09.18.2018 | 10:50 AM ET

G.O.A.T Bantamweight. / fly (before there was even bantamweight / fly div's..)

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09.18.2018 | 12:19 PM ET

He was young, but he did a lot in his short time.  **** cancer.

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09.18.2018 | 8:44 PM ET

One of my all time favorites. Warrior, legend, never to be forgotten. RIP Kid, and thank you for all the memories.
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09.19.2018 | 1:36 PM ET

R.I.P kid..... u r rememberd
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09.19.2018 | 6:45 PM ET

Nothing I can say that yous guys didn’t already say but I’ll say it anyway. 

love, respect and appreciation to a true warrior and pioneer..the best of his time, IMO. 

One of my favorites. 

Prayers to you and your loved ones

RIP

**** cancer!

* Edited at 09.19.2018, 6:45 PM ET *

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