UFC Fight Night 117



UFC Fight Night 117 is live this weekend from Saitama, Japan. Headlining this card is a light-heavyweight contest between Ovince Saint Preux and late replacement and MMA veteran Yushin Okami. Acting as co-main event will be a woman’s strawweight clash between two former title challengers as Claudia Gadelha takes on Jessica Andrade. Elsewhere on the card there are fascinating match-ups between Takanori Gomi and Dong Hyun Kim; Gokhan Saki makes his UFC debut against Henrique da Silva, while Jussier Formiga will battle it out with Ulka Sasaki. Another interesting night of fights, so be sure to be tuned in so you don’t miss out.

As always, I will now give my predictions and of course, put my own “Armchair Expert” title on the line.



Ovince Saint Preux vs. Yushin Okami

Saint Preux by submission.

Claudia Gadelha vs. Jessica Andrade

Gadelha by decision.

Takanori Gomi vs. Dong Hyun Kim

Gomi by decision.

Gokhan Saki vs. Henrique da Silva

Saki by decision.

Teruto Ishihara vs. Rolando Dy

Ishihara by decision.

Mizuto Hirota vs. Charles Rosa

Rosa by decision.


Best of the Rest.

Keita Nakamura vs. Alex Morono

Morono to win.

Jussier Formiga vs. Ulka Sasaki

Formiga to win.

Syuri Kondo vs. Chan-Mi Jeon

Kondo by decision.

Shinsho Anzai vs. Luke Jumeau

Jumeau to win.

Daichi Abe vs. Hyun Gyu Lim

Abe to win.


Bet of the Day.

The adventurous bet: all 11 predictions in an accumulator is about 221/1.

The inbetweener bet: Saki, Gomi, Gadelha and Saint Preux all to win is 7/1.

The conservative bet:  Saint Preux to win by submission


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