UFC 150 Official for Denver, Two Fights Announced

Written by Tom Ngo
April 27th, 2012

UFC Middleweight Yushin Okami

Shortly after the rumor mill suggested Benson Henderson would defend his lightweight title against Frankie Edgar at UFC 150, the organization confirmed two bouts for the August 11th event.

Former middleweight top contender Yushin Okami (Pictured) will collide with Luiz Cane and Thiago Tavares meets Dennis Hallman inside the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.

Okami looks to right the ship after dropping two consecutive scraps. “Thunder” was last seen getting upset by Tim Boetsch at UFC 144. Okami was dominating much of the matchup, but Boetsch came out like a house on fire in the third and final stanza to post a TKO victory.

Cane has lost three of his past four contests. The Brazilian was most recently defeated by Stanislav Nedkov at UFC 134.

The pay-per-view broadcast begins live at 10PM ET/7PM PT.

Here are the athletes expected to appear in the show:

Thiago Tavares vs. Dennis Hallman

Luiz Cane vs. Yushin Okami

Frankie Edgar vs. Benson Henderson (UFC Lightweight Champion)

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