Earlier tonight news broke that former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio Shogun Rua was forced out of his scheduled rematch with Ovince Saint Preux due to an undisclosed injury.
With that said, “OSP” will remain in the UFC Fight Night 117 main event as the UFC has brought back former middleweight title challenger Yushin Okami to fight on short notice.
Okami is currently riding a four-fight win streak which includes two stoppage victories.
As for Saint Preux, the former interim title challenger is coming off a submission win over Marcos Rogério de Lima.
UFC Fight Night 117 takes place next Friday in Japan.