Yukio Sakaguchi

Film actor

1973 –

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Who is Yukio Sakaguchi?

Yukio Sakaguchi is a Japanese professional mixed martial artist and professional wrestler, also occasional Film actor and judoka, who is currently signed with Dramatic Dream Team and has fought and competed for World Victory Road, DREAM, Pancrase, Pro Wrestling Wave, S-Cup, Shooto, Union Pro, Kaientai Dojo, Dradition, LEGEND The Pro-Wrestling and K-1. Sakaguchi is known for his fight with Nigerian K-1 kickboxer, Film actor and male model Andy Ologun. Yukio is the son of former judoka and professional wrestling legend Seiji Sakaguchi and the older brother of former Urawa Red Diamonds player turned actor Kenji Sakaguchi, Kenji notably co-starred in Ikebukuro West Gate Park when the television show made its debut run in 2000 and most recently in 2012 started making regular appearances on the show Saigo Kara Nibanme no Koi.

In 2009 Yukio was featured in Kamui Gaiden; the film was a box office hit in Japan and the Netherlands. After positive reviews on Yukio's performance he was later chosen to play a small supporting role in the sequel to Ninja Assassin, set to be released in 2014.

In October 2012 Sakaguchi signed a multi-fight deal with Pancrase and in January 2013 re-signed with Dramatic Dream Team for the rest of that year.

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Born
Jul 26, 1973
Meguro, Tokyo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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