“UFC Fight Night 117: St. Preux vs. Okami” takes place Friday night inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
FXX – yes, that’s actually a channel – will broadcast the entire event live in America. The prelims start at 8PM ET/5PM PT. The main card begins at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
Yushin Okami quietly, and unexpectedly, makes his return to the UFC to face Ovince St. Preux in tonight’s featured attraction. OSP was supposed to fight Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, but the former UFC light heavyweight champion was forced out at the last second with a knee injury.
A pivotal strawweight scrap between Jessica Andrade and Claudia Gadelha serves as the co-main event.
Here are the official results from tonight’s fights:
(FXX 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Daichi Abe defeats Hyun Gyu Lim via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Shinsho Anzai Defeats Luke Jumeau via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Syuri Kondo Defeats Chanmi Jeon via split decision (29-28, 27-30, 30-27)
Keita Nakamura Defeats Alex Morono via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
(FXX 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Jussier Formiga Defeats Ulka Sasaki via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:30 in the 1stRound
Teruto Ishihara Defeats Rolando Dy via via unanimous decision (28-27, 28-27, 29-27)
Gokhan Saki Defeats Henrique da Silva via KO (punch) at 4:45 in the 1stRound
“Maestro” Dong Hyun Kim Defeats Takanori Gomi TKO (punches) at 1:30 in the 1stRound
Jessica Andrade Defeats Claudia Gadelha via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-27)
Ovince St. Preux Defeats Yushin Okami via technical submission (Von Flue choke) at 1:50 in the 1stRound