Is the son of a Japanese Karate master specialized in Shotokan style.
Other Black House MMA team mates include Pedro Rizzo,Andre Galvao, Jose Aldo, Fabricio Camoes, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Rafael Cavalcante,Antonio Rogerio Nogueira,Eduardo Pamplona, Thales Leites, and Rafael dos Anjos.
Left Office Inoki to form The Black House Team alongside Vale Tudo legends Anderson Silva, Carlos Barretto and Assuerio Silva.
One of his Karate workout consists of hitting a solid wooden board with his bare-knuckles for an hour.
During his time at Office Inoki, Ryoto was trained by Vale Tudo legends Wallid Ismail (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) and Marco Ruas (Muay Thai) and by New Japan Pro-Wrestling legend Kazuyuki Fujita.