Yushin Okami vs. Tim Boetsch at UFC 144 in Saitama, Japan on February 25th

Former middleweight title contender, Yushin Okami will meet “The Barbarian”, Tim Boetsch at UFC 144 in Saitama, Japan on February 25th, 2012. The promotion announced the fight earlier today meaning both men have likely signed official bout agreements.

Okami is definitely a threat at 185 pounds after putting away such opponents as Nate Marquardt, Mark Munoz and Lucio Linhares. Last time out he lost his chance at claiming the UFC middleweight title after he lost a one-sided affair to champion, Anderson Silva.

Boetsch has has much luck since moving to the middleweight division dominating “Ultimate Fighter” season three winner, Kendall Grove earlier this year and since another impressive performance against Nick Ring.

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