UFC Fight Night: Saint Preux vs. Okami weigh-in results

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UFC Fight Night Japan, which is headlined by the light heavyweight bout between Ovince Saint Preux and Yushin Okami, airs live on FOX Sports Saturday, Sept. 23 at 12pm AEST from Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

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Ovince Saint Preux Takes Cerebral Approach To Opponent Change

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Ovince Saint Preux has been in this position before – hit with a late change in opponents after the heavy lifting of training camp has already been completed. That’s how he came to face Mauricio “Shogun” Rua the first time around and now, it’s the scenario that has left him facing returning veteran Yushin Okami instead of the Brazilian legend this Saturday in Saitama, Japan.

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Introducing Gokhan Saki - MMA's Newest Wrecking Machine

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“The difference (between me and other MMA strikers) is that they try to strike, and me, I am a striker," he explained. "Whatever I touch, it falls like leaves on a tree in autumn.”

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Jessica Andrade Looks To Continue Brazil's Winning Ways At Saitama

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The last 18 months have been a whirlwind for Jessica Andrade.

Following a seven-fight run in the bantamweight division, the Brazilian relocated to the strawweight ranks, where her diminutive stature no longer gave her opponents an immediate advantage. Within minutes of her divisional debut, it was clear that the power she exhibited in the first phase of her UFC career had carried over to her new weight class.

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UFC Fight Night Japan: Saint Preux vs. Okami Preview & Predicitons

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As the UFC embarks on another journey to Japan, a former title challenger gets the opportunity to return to the Octagon as Yushin Okami makes his return to face light heavyweight contender Ovince Saint Preux in the main event.

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UFC Fight Night Pittsburgh Talking Points: Rockhold, Perry, Usman and more

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All before the main card even started, there was a Knockout of the Year candidate, a come-from-behind KO finish and a 24-second stoppage.

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UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Branch main card results

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Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold made a triumphant return to active duty Sunday at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, as he scored a second-round stoppage of David Branch in his first bout since losing his title to Michael Bisping in June 2016.

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UFC Fight Night Pittsburgh prelims results

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A strong start allowed lightweight prospect Olivier Aubin-Mercier to survive a late run by Tony Martin and win a three-round split decision in UFC Fight Night prelim action at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh.

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UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Branch weigh-in results

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UFC Fight Night: Pittsburgh, which is headlined by the middleweight bout between Luke Rockhold and David Branch, airs live on FOX Sports on Sunday, Sept. 17 at 12pm AEST from PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Georges St-Pierre Has Sights On History, Retiring Bisping

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Despite all the rumors and speculation following Georges St-Pierre’s 2013 bout against Johny Hendricks and the former welterweight champion’s subsequent hiatus from the sport, the Canadian icon always knew he would be back.

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