Kazushi Sakuraba is a Japanese professional wrestler and mixed martial artist regarded as Japan's most successful mixed martial artist of all time. He made history in 1997 by becoming the UFC's first Japanese champion when he won the UFC Japan Heavyweight Tournament.
He has been an atheist for several years.
In addition to being a chain smoker, he is also a heavy drinker.
He was inducted into the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame in 2004.
He got his famous nicknames the “Gracie Killer” and the “Gracie Hunter” after he defeated several members of the iconic Brazilian mixed martial arts family known as the Gracie family.
is a famous Japanese mixed martial artist and wrestler,
who was born on
July 14, 1969. As a person born on this date, Kazushi Sakuraba is listed in our database as the 19th
most popular celebrity for the day (July 14) and the 146th most popular for the year (1969).
People born on July 14
fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab.
Kazushi Sakuraba is the 698th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Kazushi Sakuraba's birthday, Kazushi Sakuraba is the 34th most famous Japanese.
In general, Kazushi Sakuraba ranks as the 8081st
most popular famous person, and the 48th most popular mma fighter of all time.
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