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  • 15 days ago
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In addition to Yushin Okami fighting David Branch for the World Series of Fighting middleweight title at WSOF 15, the promotion has announced two more title fights for Nov. 15. read news >>

  • a month ago
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  • 2 months ago
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"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 (WSOF) championship opportunity after just one win with the upstart promotion. Company president Ray Sefo announced earlier this afternoon during a media conference call that Okami will challenge newly-crowned Middleweight champion -- and fellow Octagon vetera read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Yushin Okami will get his first crack at WSOF gold on Oct. 24.WSOF middleweight champion David Branch will make his first title defense against Okami, according to WSOF president Ray Sefo during a conference call Tuesday afternoon.A WSOF official confirmed Oct. 24 as the date for WSOF 15, but the site is not known yet.Branch won the WSOF middleweight title with a submission win over Jesse Taylor at WSOF 10 on June 21.Okami won his UFC debut at WSOF 9 with a submission win over Svetlozar Savov. H read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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David Branch will defend his newly acquired World Series of Fighting middleweight title against Yushin Okami at WSOF 15. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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WSOF middleweight champ David Branch will make his first title defense in a fight against onetime UFC title challenger Yushin Okami, the promotion announced today. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, WSOF read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Like Yushin Okami and Jon Fitch before him, it took just one poor performance for Jake Shields to be cut loose. Shields, who's currently the No. 11 ranked welterweight on the UFC's official rankings, was abruptly released from the promotion following a unanimous decision loss to Hector Lombard at UFC 171, despite the fact that it was his first setback in almost three years. "I think, obviously, Jake was disappointed," Shields' manager Lex McMahon reflected on Monday's episode of The MMA Hour. "H read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Rousimar Palhares, Marlon Moraes, and Yushin Okami topped the World Series of Fighting 9 fighter salaries that the Nevada State Athletic Commission revealed to MMAWeekly.com on Monday. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) is planning on investing heavily in former UFC middleweight Yushin Okami and so far, it's working... There's no place like home. After making his successful World Series of Fighting (WSOF) debut last night (Sat., March 29, 2014) at WSOF 9: "Carl vs. Palhares" in Las Vegas, Nevada, former UFC middleweight title challenger Yushin Okami will get the main event treatment back home in Japan for WSOF 12. "Thunder" is slated to headline the promotion's August event in To read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Fresh off of his submission win over Svetlozar Savov, Yushin Okami will be the main event of WSOF's Japan debut this summer. As expected, former UFC middleweight contender dominated in his World Series of Fighting debut, choking out the completely over-matched Svetlozar Savov in the 2nd round of an otherwise extremely lopsided fight. Okami (30-8) is one of the keys to WSOF's international expansion, and he's already set to be the main event of WSOF Japan on August 2nd. WSOF officials announced t read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Watch the World Series of Fighting 9 fight pitting Yushin Okami vs. Svetlozar Savov, which took place on Saturday, March 29, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. read news >>

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