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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

Video: Watch Tim Boetsch's remarkable comeback knockout of Yushin Okami in 2012

After 12 fights in the UFC, Tim Boetsch has never headlined a card in the promotion – until now. But before UFC Fight Night 68, check out his headline-worthy comeback against Yushin Okami from UFC 144.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos

WSOF 20 draws Matt Hamill vs. Vinny Magalhaes; Yushin Okami vs. Ryan Ford heads to WSOF 21

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) took advantage of last night's live broadcast on NBC Sports (full results here) to announce two big cards coming up in April and June of this year. If you've got a captive audience live on NBC Sports,Show More Summary

WSOF 15 conference call highlights: Melvin Guillard, company vice president collide

You mad? The World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 15 main event this Saturday (Nov. 15, 2014) will feature David Branch defending his Middleweight title against former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) star Yushin "Thunder" Okami. However,...Show More Summary

David Branch Looking to Make Dominant Title Defense Against Yushin Okami

By his own admission, David Branch is a late bloomer. While that term is most often directly tied to a fighter's success in mixed martial arts—something Branch has found in solid clips the past few years—the New York native used those...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 50: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

Ronaldo Souza is blazing a path straight toward Chris Weidman and the middleweight championship. After beating Chris Camozzi, Yushin Okami and Francis Carmont in his first three UFC appearances, Souza recorded another impressive win at UFC Fight Night 50. Show More Summary

WSOF 15: Yushin Okami earns title fight against Middleweight champion David Branch on Oct. 24, 2014

"Thunder" road to a mixed martial arts (MMA) championship begins on Oct. 24, 2014. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran and top-ranked 185-pound mixed martial arts (MMA) standout, Yushin Okami, has earned a World Series of Fighting...Show More Summary

Thunderstruck! Winner of David Branch vs. Jesse Taylor at WSOF 10 draws Yushin Okami next

"Thunder" is already making his presence felt, having competed just once inside the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) cage. Well, that was quick. As per World Series of Fighting (WSOF) President Ray Sefo on Wednesday's (June 11, 2014)Show More Summary

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