Ex – Shooto welterweight Champ who competed for Fantasy, PRIDE as well as the UFC. He earned his MMA debut with an armbar distribution on Oct 4, 1996. He was undefeated in his initial 20 battles before facing Anderson Silva in 2001. He previously an extremely publicized extramarital affair in 2008. He experienced a TKO beat due to Matt Hughes hits on March 22, 2002.