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Yushin Okami Dominates Alan Belcher at UFC 155

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
December 29th, 2012
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UFC Middleweight Yushin Okami

A middleweight scrap between Yushin Okami (Pictured) and Alan Belcher was the second fight to air in Saturday’s “UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II” pay-per-view broadcast.

MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada is hosting tonight’s festivities. The show is headlined by a heavyweight title tilt between reigning champion Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez.

Betting Line:

Favorite (-) Underdog (+)

Alan Belcher -110
Yushin Okami -120

Here is the play-by-play from Okami vs. Belcher:

1stRound:

Belcher slips on a head kick attempt and Okami pounces. He has Belcher clinched against the fence. He tries to trip Belcher to the mat, but ends up on the bottom after a scramble. Belcher almost catches him in a guillotine choke on the way down. Okami is now in top position unloading some ground-and-pound. Okami transitions to side control.

2ndRound:

Second verse, same as the first: Okami tries to trip him to the mat, Belcher fails on a guillotine choke on the way down and Okami ends up on top. The ref stands them up, despite the fact Okami was in a dominant side control position. Okami drags him back to the canvas. They get stood up once again. Crowd boos out of boredom.

3rdRound:

Belcher briefly floors him with a right hand. Belcher now trips him to the ground and lands in full mount. He advances to his back. Okami fights to his feet and scores another takedown. He moves to full mount. Boos rain down as the bell rings.

Official Result:

Yushin Okami Defeated Alan Belcher via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

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