Tolp 10 Ranked Yushin Okami Surprisingly Released By UFC

It was released earlier this week that the UFC has decided to cut long-time middleweight veteran, Yushin Okami who holds a 13-5 record against the who’s who in the division after debuting with the MMA promotion in August 2006.

Sources confirmed Okami’s unemployment status with UFC officials Friday. There is no statement as yet from the Japanese fighter.

His most exciting wins come against the likes of Alan Belcher (twice), Mike Swick, Evan Tanner, Mark Munoz, Nate Marquardt and Hector Lombard. He won three fights straight inside the eight sided structure before losing to Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in September. He was ranked sixth in the promotions rankings at the time of print.

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