Yamamoto competed in the bantamweight division of the UFC. He became popular in the Shooto organization due to his aggressive persona. He moved on to K-1 Hero's, where he became the K-1 Hero's 2005 Middleweight Grand Prix Tournament Champion in December 2005.
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- "MMA Legend Kid Yamamoto Tragically Passes Away at Age 41". BJPenn.com.
- "Former UFC fighter Norifumi 'Kid' Yamamoto dead at 41". The Independent. 18 September 2018. Retrieved 18 September 2018.