Due to his portrait like appearance and his athletic ability, Miyata was given the nickname “Hercules”. He started wrestling at 10 years old, and competed in the Sydney Olympics at 63kg division. He made his MMA debut in 2004 and made a great impact with his explosive power and dynamic takedowns and throws. Miyata has fought the best in Japan, and is currently on a 3 fight winning streak. Miayata has fought K-1 rules in the past, so he will be able to utilize his experience during the NYE tradition “Mixed rules”.