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MMA and K-1 Legend Norifumi KID Yamamoto Passes Away at 41

In what was shocking, abrupt news, last night Krazy Bee dropped a bombshell on the combat sports community informing everyone of the death of Norifumi Yamamoto — better known as KID Yamamoto. KID Yamamoto is perhaps best known for his time as a grappler and mixed martial artist, but KID was instrumental in K-1’s success in the mid-00’s as not only a banner fighter for their MMA brand, HERO’s, but also competing in K-1 MAX’s incredibly competitive 70kg division. He left the sport of kickboxing with a 1-3-1 record, but that does not do him justice for the amount of [read more]