Denis Kang – Special Instructor
Denis Kang is a Canadian mixed martial artist of Korean and French descent. He was the PRIDE FC welterweight grand prix finalist in which he lost to Kazuo Misaki. Kang is a 2nd degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, originally trained and mentored by Marcus Soares. He holds notable victories over Minoru Suzuki, Pat Healy, Andrei Semenov, Mark Weir, Murilo Rua, Amar Suloev, Akihiro Gono, Marvin Eastman, and Xavier Foupa-Pokam.
Denis Kang’s MMA career began in 1998 at the Ultimate Warrior Challenge in Vancouver, Canada. Kang was successful in his debut fight, winning by submission (rear naked choke) over Eric Harcrow. Kang would go on to win his next 2 fights before going 2–5 over his next 8 with one no contest againstDennis Hallman. He would go 7–7 with one no contest in his first 15 fights, with a few convincing defeats.