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.
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.
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
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
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
In addition to a recently announced headliner, November’s WSOF 34 lineup has two new bouts.Filed under: News, WSOF
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 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
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: "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
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
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
The long-time mixed martial arts (MMA) Welterweight veteran spoke with MMAmania.com 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
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’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.
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
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
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
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
One of the world’s top middleweights is dropping a weight class and making his welterweight debut later this year.Filed under: News, WSOF