- What Could Have Been:
- He was offered a contract by K-1, but he instead sticked with UWF-i.
- More instrumental for MMA history, he was the guy Kindgom was going to send as their main champion to the Ultimate Fighting Championship Japan event in 1997. Only when he got injured in training was replaced by the eventual winner and future legend Kazushi Sakuraba.
Trivia / Hiromitsu Kanehara