The UFC returns to Japan tonight with UFC Fight Night 117. Here’s how to watch.
The event takes place at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, near Tokyo. The entire card airs on FXX, with prelims kicking off at 8 p.m. ET and the main card commencing at 10 p.m. ET.
In the main event, Ovince Saint Preux (20-10 MMA, 8-5 UFC), who’s No. 10 in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA light-heavyweight rankings, takes on Yushin Okami (34-10 MMA, 13-5 UFC), a recent welterweight who returns to the UFC for a 205-pound headliner. In the co-main event, No. 2-ranked female strawweight Claudia Gadelha (15-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) meets No. 3 Jessica Andrade (16-6 MMA, 7-4 UFC).
The full UFC Fight Night 117 fight card is available below. You can also join us for on-site live round-by-round UFC Fight Night 117 coverage on the MMAjunkie homepage.
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