Yuki Nakai

Yuki Nakai (中井祐樹, Nakai Yūki?) is a retired Japanese shooto practitioner and mixed martial artist. He currently teaches Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is the president of the Japan Shooto Association. He competed in Vale Tudo Japan 1995, where he was outweighed by every opponent in the tournament. Despite this, and despite suffering a severe eye injury in the first bout, Nakai managed to make it to the finals where he lost to Rickson Gracie. Nakai is a legend of Shooto by many fighters and fans. He is the founder of the Paraestra Shooto gyms and coaches fighters such as PRIDE and DREAM stand out Shinya Aoki, who also earned his Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from Nakai.

Read more about Yuki Nakai:  Early Life, Vale Tudo Japan 1995, Mixed Martial Arts Record

Other articles related to "yuki nakai":

Events and Results - Vale Tudo Japan 1995
... Wayne Emons Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) 2 ... Yuki Nakai Gerard Gordeau Submission (Heel Hook) 3 ... Todd Hays Koichiro Kimura Submission (Guillotine Choke) 4 ... Rickson Gracie ...