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Latest UFC Fight Night 117 fight card, rumors, and updates for ‘Saint Preux vs Okami’ on Sept. 22 in Japan

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua was forced to withdraw from his return to “The Land of the Rising Sun” but will be replaced by hometown hero Yushin Okami against venerable division slugger Ovince Saint Preux, while a pair of Brazilian strawweight contenders bang it out in the FXX co-main event. Plus, famed kickboxer Gokhan Saki finally makes his Octagon debut. Fun!

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Event: UFC Fight Night 117: “Saint Preux vs. Okami”
Date: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017
Location: Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan
Broadcast: FXX

UFC Fight Night 117 Main Event:

205 lbs.: Ovince Saint Preux vs. Yushin Okami

UFC Fight Night 117 Main Card on FXX (10 p.m. ET):

115 lbs.: Jessica Andrade vs. Claudia Gadelha
155 lbs.: Takanori Gomi vs. Dong Hyun Kim
205 lbs.: Henrique da Silva vs. Gokhan Saki
145 lbs.: Rolando Dy vs. Teruto Ishihara
125 lbs.: Jussier Formiga vs. Ulka Sasaki

UFC Fight Night 117 Prelims on FXX (8 p.m. ET):

170 lbs.: Alex Morono vs. Keita Nakamura
115 lbs.: Chan-Mi Jeon vs. Syuri Kondo
170 lbs.: Shinsho Anzaivs. Luke Jumeau
170 lbs.: Daichi Abe vs. Hyun Gyu Lim

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