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Japanese star Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto makes his long-awaited return to the Octagon to face Roman Salazar in a UFC 184 bantamweight bout on Feb. 28. read news >>

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Japanese bantamweight Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto will return to the Octagon in February after three years away from the cage. read news >>

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Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto, the one time biggest star of the Japanese MMA scene, will return to action against Roman Salazar on Feb. 28 in Los Angeles. Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto, who at one time was the biggest star on the Japanese MMA scene, has signed for a comeback fight after what will end up as three years out of action.The 37-year-old Yamamoto (18-6, 1 no contest) will face Roman Salazar (9-3) in a match announced by UFC's Japan office on Wednesday, Japanese time, at UFC 184. The show takes pla read news >>

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Norifumi “KID” Yamamoto (18-6, 1 NC) will return to the UFC for the first time in three years when he steps inside the cage on February 28, 2015 at UFC 184.KID's return was posted on the UFC's Japanese website on Tuesday evening, and his return is slated to come against Roman Salazar (9-3).Salazar made his UFC debut in October in a loss to Mitch Gagnon. He succumbed to a rear-naked choke in just two minutes and six seconds.Yamamoto was one of the most highly regarded lighter-weight fighters in t read news >>

  • a year ago
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Norifumi Yamamoto has withdrawn from his scheduled bantamweight showdown with Ivan Menjivar at UFC 165, and “The Pride of El Salvador” will now meet Wilson Reis instead. read news >>

  • a year ago
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A bantamweight bout between Ivan Menjivar and Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto has been added to the UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson fight card slated for Sept. 21. read news >>

  • a year ago
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A bantamweight bout between Norifumi Yamamoto and Ivan Menjivar is now official for UFC 165 in September. read news >>

  • a year ago
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A bantamweight bout between Ivan Menjivar and Norifumi Yamamoto reportedly is slated for UFC 165. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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It took Vaughan Lee less than five minutes to submit the once touted Norifumi Yamamoto with an armbar at UFC 144, but upcoming opponent T.J. Dillashaw wasn’t particularly impressed. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Sergio Cunha worked with Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto during his most recent training camp at Mecha MMA in Toronto, and the Chute Boxe black belt believes the Japanese star has plenty left in the tank. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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With the power of the Japanese people behind him, Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto believes that he's finally back on track to get his first victory in the Octagon. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The UFC on Tuesday announced that popular Japanese bantamweight Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto and new UFC signee Darren Uyenoyama have agreed to square off as part of UFC on Fox 1. Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Bantamweight slugger Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto will make his sophomore trip to the Octagon against another veteran of the Japanese ring, Darren Uyenoyama, on the UFC’s Nov. 12 card. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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A bantamweight bout between Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto and Damacio Page has been scratched from next month's UFC 135 event. Both fighters suffered injuries in the lead-up to the fight. UFC 135 takes place Sept. 24 at Denver's Pepsi Center. The night's main card, including light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones vs. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, airs on pay-per-view. read news >>

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