Okami vs. Cane | UFC 150 in Denver August 11
By Lorenzo Luciano:
UFC 150 is officially headed to Denver’s Pepsi Center with a new middleweight bout added to the card between Yushin Okami and Brazilian Luiz Cane. The bout was confirmed by UFC officials with the Denver Post.
Yushin Okami is a Japanese mixed martial artist with a record of 26 wins and 7 losses. He fights out of Kanagawa, Japan and has a black belt in Judo. Okami has lost his last two fights, one being for a title fight against Anderson Silva. In his last fight against Tim Boetsch, Okami suffered a third round TKO. He will look to make a strong comeback at UFC 150.
Braziliann Luiz Cane holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with a record of 17-4-1 and has fought both as a middleweight and a light heavyweight. Cane has fought in the UFC since 2007 and lost his last bout against Stanislav Nedkov with a TKO in the first round. Cane will be looking for a win and a hopeful a stay of execution by the UFC after having lost 3 of his last 4 matches.
Both fighters will be looking to get back on a winning track.
Another fight officially announced for this card is a lightweight bout between Thiago Tavares and Dennis Hallman.