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Picking & Grinning: UFC Fight Night ‘St. Preux vs. Okami

More than four years have passed since Yushin Okami last set foot inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and he undoubtedly has designs on a grand return.

Preview: UFC Fight Night 117 ‘St. Preux vs. Okami

Yushin Okami in an Ultimate Fighting Championship main event and at 205 pounds? What year is this? Hey, if that does not get you excited, maybe this preview, replete with picks and analysis will.

MMAjunkie reader predictions: Make your picks for UFC Fight Night 117 in Japan

We want your picks for UFC Fight Night 117 event in Japan, which features a new main event between Yushin Okami and Ovince Saint Preux.Filed under: News, UFC

'Shogun' Rua out, Yushin Okami in to face Ovince Saint Preux in UFC-Japan headliner

Yushin Okami has not fought in the UFC since Sept. 2013. ‘Shogun’ Rua is out because of an undisclosed injury.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

12-fight lineup set for PFL: Everett, including returns of Yushin Okami and Jake Shields

The lineup is set for the PFL’s second event later this month, and a full dozen fights are on tap for Washington.Filed under: News, WSOF

WSOF 34 adds 2 bouts, including Yushin Okami vs. Paul Bradley

In addition to a recently announced headliner, November’s WSOF 34 lineup has two new bouts.Filed under: News, WSOF

Yuki Kondo: MMA's Most Overlooked Pioneer

Pancrase 279 was a good, solid fight card, albeit rather innocuous. Known names such as UFC veterans Yushin Okami and Jonathan Brookins served as two of the highest profile competitors to be featured on the event broadcast on UFC’s streaming...Show More Summary

Jon Fitch says he gave Yushin Okami's strength too much respect at WSOF 24

Jon Fitch was ready for a beast when he fought Yushin Okami in the main event of WSOF 24. He was so ready for Okami’s strength, in fact, that he says he gave too much respect to the Japanese fighter.Filed under: News, WSOF

WSOF 24 video highlights: Jon Fitch vs. Yushin Okami

In a battle between a pair of veterans and former UFC title challengers, Jon Fitch moved on to a welterweight championship opportunity with a grinding win over Yushin Okami on Saturday in the WSOF 24 main event.Filed under: News, Videos, WSOF

WSOF 24 results recap: Video highlights, .gifs and more for 'Fitch vs Okami'

WSOF 24: "Fitch vs. Okami" took place tonight (Sat., Oct. 17, 2015) at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. In the main event, Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami collided in an important Welterweight showdown. The latest event for World Series of Fighting (WSOF) took place earlier tonight (Sat., Oct. Show More Summary

World Series of Fighting top contender Jon Fitch becomes first MMA fighter paid in Bitcoin

Working for the Yankee dollar? Not Jon Fitch. The former top welterweight contender in UFC will face off against Yushin Okami tonight (Sat., Oct. 17, 2015) at World Series of Fighting 24 in Mashantucket, Conn. He's hoping to bring home...Show More Summary

WSOF 24 live results stream: 'Fitch vs Okami' play-by-play updates

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 24: "Fitch vs. Okami" takes place TONIGHT (Sat., Oct. 17, 2015) in Mashantucket, Connecticut. In the NBC Sports main event, Welterweight standout Jon Fitch takes on Yushin Okami, who will make his debut at 170 pounds. Show More Summary

Interview: WSOF 24's Jon Fitch plans to 'bury' Yushin Okami tonight, talks 'corrupt' USADA and more

The long-time mixed martial arts (MMA) Welterweight veteran spoke with about several hot-button topics, including T.J. Dillashaw's saga with Team Alpha Male and Nick Diaz's ongoing battle with Nevada State Athletic Commission. Show More Summary

WSOF Vice President Ali Abdelaziz: Legacy on line at WSOF 24 for Jon Fitch, Yushin Okami

Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami are both on the back end of their respective careers. However, there are still opportunities to achieve big things with whatever time is left, and that starts at WSOF 24.Filed under: News, WSOF

Jon Fitch: ‘Speed Is Going to Kill’ Against Yushin Okami

Jon Fitch’s last fight couldn’t have gone much worse. Now, the former UFC title challenger is out to prove he’s still one of the welterweight elite.

WSOF 24: Jon Fitch thinks he 'broke' Georges St-Pierre, ready for 'tough' fight against 'big and strong' Yushin Okami

After a nearly a year-long layoff following a first round submission loss to Rousimar Palhares, Jon Fitch is back and ready to headline WSOF 24 next Saturday night. At the height of Jon Fitch's Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) career,...Show More Summary

Jon Fitch vs Yushin Okami fight to headline WSOF 24 on Oct. 17

Several years ago Jon Fitch vs. Yushin Okami could have been a "super" fight when both fighters competed under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) umbrella, pitting elite fighters in two different weight classes against each other with future title aspirations on the line. On Oct. Show More Summary

'WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami' slated for Oct. 17 in Connecticut

Yushin Okami’s welterweight debut will come against another UFC vet when he and Jon Fitch headline WSOF 24 on Oct. 17.Filed under: News, WSOF

Who Should Yushin Okami Fight in His WSOF Welterweight Debut?

A former UFC title challenger, Yushin Okami was long one of the best in the middleweight division. However, the Japanese standout has recently fallen on hard times under the World Series of Fighting banner. In November, Okami suffered...Show More Summary

Former UFC title challenger, current WSOF contender Yushin Okami dropping to 170

One of the world’s top middleweights is dropping a weight class and making his welterweight debut later this year.Filed under: News, WSOF

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