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Ex-UFC Fighters Star At World Series Of Fighting 9

WSOF 9 lived up to all of the hype surrounding it the past few weeks. The fight card featured two former UFC fighters making their WSOF debuts and they didn’t disappoint. Yushin Okami was cut from the UFC and decided to go to WSOF to prove to the world that his skills are still world class. Okami showed his ability to strike in the first round but the second was all about his ground...
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Yushin Okami Makes World Series Of Fighting Debut March 29 At WSOF 9

Top-ranked middleweight Yushin Okami vs. Svetlozar Savov added to World Series of Fighting 9′s star-studded lineupBrenson Hansen vs. Boostayre Nefarios also added to preliminary card, lineup complete now with 13 fightsLAS VEGAS (March 4, 2014) – Perennially top-ranked middleweight Yushin “Thunder” Okami (29-8) makes his World Series of Fighting debut on March 29, as he battles...
Via MMAInsider
March 06, 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...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Yushin Okami inks deal with World Series of Fighting

It didn't take long for former UFC #1 contender Yushin Okami to find a new home. The Team Quest southpaw has signed an exclusive multi-fight deal with Ray Sefo's World Series of Fighting and will likely debut in March of 2014. MMAFighting released news of the signing earlier today. Okami was released by the UFC just weeks after being TKO'ed by Ronaldo Souza in Brazil...
Via hov-mma
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Okami cut after recent loss

Once heralded by UFC President Dana White as "the best fighter to ever come out of Japan," former middleweight title challenger Yushin Okami (29-8) has been released by the UFC. A fixture in the division since making his organizational debut with a win over Alan Belcher at UFC 62, the Japanese veteran compiled a 13-5 record inside the Octagon, including wins over Mike...
Via Fox Sports
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Watch highlights of Jacare Souza’s knockout of Yushin Okami.

  Souza upsets Okami in 1st round Watch highlights of Jacare Souza’s knockout of Yushin Okami.
Via MMA PRIME
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Jacare Jacks Up Yushin Okami (GIF)

Jacare is a world class Jiu Jitsu practitioner, but now he has stand up too.  The MW division should be full alert.  This dude is for real.  S/O to ZombieProphet for the GIF action. Jacare Makes Time For A Fan Jacare Souza With A Fan At Koral Event In Long Beach, CA
Via Tito Couture
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza Blasts Yushin Okami at UFC Fight Night 28 (Video)

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (pictured) has been all business since joining the big leagues. The Brazilian sent another stern message to the UFC 185-pound division on Wednesday at UFC Fight Night 28 by steamrolling former top contender Yushin Okami. Despite Okami’s impressive credentials, the Japanese fighter never stood a chance. Jacare dropped...
Via 5thRound.com
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

'Jacare' vs. Okami highlights

No. 5 upset No. 3 tonight in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, as Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza uncorked a vicious overhand right that put Yushin Okami down and out in UFC Fight Night's middleweight co-main event. Jacare, the former Strikeforce middleweight champion, needed just half of Round 1 to dispense of the veteran Okami. Now 2-0 in his UFC career, Jacare appears ready to target...
Via Fox Sports
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Rousimar Palhares Out of UFC 150, Yushin Okami Now Battles Buddy Roberts

Middleweight Yushin Okami (Pictured) has been assigned a third opponent for UFC 150. Rousimar Palhares has been forced out of their August 11th tango with an undisclosed injury. Palhares initially stepped in for Luiz Cane. Buddy Roberts, who was already slotted to fight Chris Camozzi in the event, will now stand opposite”Thunder.” Coincidentally, Camozzi also had to withdraw...
Via 5thRound.com
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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