UFC Fight Night 117 takes place this coming Friday night in Japan and we have the full fight card for you below.

In the main event of the evening, Yushin Okami returns to the UFC for the first time in two years as a late replacement for Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua against Ovince Saint Preux.

In the co-main event, Claudia Gadelha will look to solidify her place as the No.1 contender at strawweight when she takes on recent title contender Jessica Andrade.

Japanese grizzled veteran Takanori Gomi will have to dig deep against ‘Maestro’ Dong Hyun Kim given that he’s lost his last four fights in a row inside the first five minutes.

Kickboxing star Gokhan Saki will make his UFC debut on Saturday as he goes up against Henrique Da Silva, who has lost his last three fights in a row.

Rounding off the fight card, Teruto Ishihara takes on Rolando Dy, while Mizuto Hirota goes up against Charles Rosa in a pair of featherweight bouts.

Check out the full UFC Fight Night 117 card below.

Main Card:

Yushin Okami vs. Ovince Saint Preux
Jessica Andrade vs. Claudia Gadelha
Takanori Gomi vs. “Maestro” Dong Hyun Kim
Henrique da Silva vs. Gokhan Saki
Rolando Dy vs. Teruto Ishihara
Mizuto Hirota vs. Charles Rosa

Prelims:

Alex Morono vs. Keita Nakamura
Jussier Formiga vs. Ulka Sasaki
Chan-Mi Jeon vs. Syuri Kondo
Shinsho Anzaivs. Luke Jumeau

Fight Pass:

Daichi Abe vs. Hyun Gyu Lim

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