Yushin Okami will fight on Japanese soil for the first time since 2006 when he squares off against Tim Boetsch at UFC 144, promotion officials announced Tuesday.
Japanese middleweight contender Yushin Okami will finally get a home game.
UFC executives today announced that the recent title challenger faces Tim Boetsch at UFC 144.
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Anderson Silva proved once again why is the best this sport has to offer after dismantling Yushin Okami in the 2nd round to win his 9th consecutive title defense. Read More >>
RIO DE JANEIRO - The UFC's return to Brazil ended in a grand celebration for the greatest pound-for-pound fighter in MMA today.
In the main event of a sold-out UFC 134 event, UFC middlewe...
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Yushin Okami has waited more than five years for this moment. Now, his rematch with UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva sits but a breath away.
Okami -- the last man to defeat the p...
The UFC 134 weigh-ins will go down at 3:30pm ET on Friday, Aug 26 with both middleweight champion Anderson Silva and challenger Yushin Okami hitting the scales.
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RIO DE JANEIRO - He's been called the best fighter to ever come out of Japan, but he doesn't feel that way. Not yet.
Right now, Yushin Okami is a UFC middleweight
challenger in a city th...
TUALATIN, Ore. - Chael Sonnen wanted to be in Yushin Okami's corner for UFC 134, and he still has a plane ticket to Rio de Janeiro.
It's Brazil that doesn't want him there.
Chael Sonnen returns to the Octagon on Oct. 8 to take on Brian Stann.