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UFC 197 lands in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on March 5, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 27: (R-L) Anderson Silva punches Yushin Okami during the UFC Middleweight Championship bout at UFC 134 at HSBC Arena on August 27, 2011 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Al Bello/Zuffa LLC/[Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Al Bello/Zuffa LLCThe UFC will return to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on March 5 for UFC 197 at the HBSC Arena.UFC senior vice president...
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Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza KOs sparring partners with body shots

Over the past few years, all-time submission grappling great and MMA middleweight contender Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza has added some KO power to his arsenal of submissions. The Brazilian has knocked Derek Brunson and Yushin Okami out, and though the mat is still his domain, he clearly feels confident throwing heat on his feet as well. Right now, Souza is readying to face fellow multiple...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

‘WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami’ Live Video And Results

No UFC doesn’t mean there’s no MMA this Saturday. World Series of Fighting will be hosting “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami” tonight inside Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.The show features a pair of UFC castoffs Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami.Stream the preliminary card live right here on starting at 5:30PM ET/2:30PM PT. NBC Sports Network broadcasts...
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami

WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami When: October 17th, 2015 Where: Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut How: NBCSN Who: Tom Marcellino vs. Nick Newell Matt Hamill vs. Vinny Magalhaes Derrick Mehmen vs. Blagoi Ivanov (WSOF heavyweight champion) Jon Fitch vs. Yushin Okami
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

WSOF 15 Highlights Video

Below you can watch highlights from all four of WSOF 15’s main card bouts which aired last night on NBC Sports and featured no less than three title fights. — David Branch Vs Yushin Okami: Justin Gaethje Vs Melvin Guillard: Jessica Aguilar Vs Kalindra Faria: Jorge Patino Vs Eric Reynolds:
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

‘WSOF 15: Branch vs. Okami’ Weigh-In Results, Melvin Guillard Comes in Way Over

The official weigh-ins for “World Series of Fighting 15: Branch vs. Okami” took place Friday inside USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida. Three championship affairs headlines Saturday’s show. Well, as of right now only two will because Melvin Guillard (pictured) came in an absurd 3.8 pounds heavy for his lightweight scrap against champ Justin Gaethje. Guillard, who claimed earlier...
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Yushin Okami Vs Svetlozar Savov Set For WSOF 9

Yushin Okami has been given his first assignment in the World Series Of Fighting promotion, with the former UFC middleweight set to face Svetlozar Savov at WSOF 9 on March 29th. Okami was released from the UFC last year after a single loss to former Strikeforce champion Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza, but with three wins prior to that against the likes of Hector Lombard and Alan Belcher...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Yushin Okami Makes Post-UFC Debut Against Svetlozar Savov at WSOF 9

Former UFC middleweight top contender Yushin Okami (pictured) kicks off his post-UFC career against Svetlozar Savov at World Series of Fighting 9. The March 29 event takes place inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Okami was cut from the UFC in September after getting trounced by Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. “Thunder” was the promotion’s sixth ranked middleweight...
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rousimar Palhares And Yushin Okami Will Debut On WSOF’s March 29th Show

Two major World Series Of Fighting signings from the UFC, Rousimar Palhares and Yushin Okami, will both be making their debuts at an event on March 29th the promotion has announced. At this stage opponents haven’t been confirmed for either fighter though. Palhares arrives in the WSOF’s cage after his UFC career came to a controversial end when he was cut for failing to release...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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