Yoshihiro Akiyama (I)

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Yoshihiro Akiyama a.k.a. Choo Sung-Hoon in both Korean and Japan, is a fourth-generation Korean-Japanese MMA (Mixed Martial Artist), television celebrity and actor in both South Korea and his home country of Japan. Born to Korean-Japanese "zainichi" parents in Osaka, Japan in 1975, he was raised in the traditional martial arts from the age of 3 as... See full bio »
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(2010)
(2015)
Doubles: Futari no keiji Yoshinaga Takeshi
(2013)

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 2015 The Time We Were Not in Love (TV Series)
Choo Sung-Hoon
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Choo Sung-Hoon
 2013 Doubles: Futari no keiji (TV Mini-Series)
Yoshinaga Takeshi
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Yoshinaga Takeshi
 2010 Athena: Goddess of War (TV Series)
Black Agent
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Black Agent
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 2019 ONE Championship 95: Legendary Quest (TV Special)
Himself
 2014-2019 The Return of Superman (TV Series)
Himself
- I Can Hear Your Heart (2019) ... Himself (as Choo Sung-Hoon)
- From Mount Halla to Mount Paektu Part 3 (2018) ... Himself (as Choo Sung-Hoon)
- From Mount Halla to Mount Peaktu Part 2 (2018) ... Himself (as Choo Sung-Hoon)
- Mount Halla to Mount Paektu (2018) ... Himself (as Choo Sung-Hoon)
- Kids Will Keep on Marching (2016) ... Himself (as Choo Sung-Hoon)
 2017 Let's Eat Dinner Together (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode #1.21 (2017) ... Himself - Guest (as Choo Sung-Hoon)
 2016 Knowing Bros (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode #1.49 (2016) ... Himself - Guest (as Choo Sung-Hoon)
 2014-2015 UFC on Fox (TV Series)
Himself
- UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson (2014) ... Himself
 2013 Running Man (TV Series)
Himself
- Square1 (2013) ... Himself (as Choo Sung-Hoon)
- Yongyu Train Depot (2013) ... Himself (as Choo Sung-Hoon)
 2013 Bokura no jidai (TV Series)
Himself
 2012 UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson (TV Special)
Himself
 2011 UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz (TV Special)
Himself
 2010 UFC 120: Bisping vs. Akiyama (TV Special)
Himself
 2010 UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin (TV Special)
Himself
 2009 UFC 100: Lesnar vs. Mir (TV Special)
Himself
 2008 Dream. 6: Middleweight GP 2008 Finals (TV Special)
Himself
 2008 Dream. 5: Lightweight GP 2008 Final Round (TV Special)
Himself
 2007 Yarennoka!: New Years Eve 2007 (TV Special)
Himself

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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Choo Sung Hoon | Choo Sung-Hoon

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

After winning the Gold Medal for Judo representing Japan in the 2002 Asian Games, and having previously won the Gold for South Korea in the Asian Judo Championships, Yoshihiro Akiyama, aka Sunghoon Choo, switched to MMA fighting and turned K-1 Professional in 2004. In 2006, he became a champion in K-1 Heroes. In 2009, he debuted in UFC. Also in 2009, he opened his own gym called the "Akiyama Dojo... See more »

Nickname:

Sexyama

Star Sign:

Leo

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