"Yushin Okami is the best fighter to ever come out of Japan."

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  1. mmaElite53

    mmaElite53 Purple Belt

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    Anyone else remember when Dana White said that?
    I'm not Okami's biggest fan, but the guy is a former title challenger who just went on a 3 fight winning streak including two big names. He lost to a potential top contender in Jacare, making him 3-1 in his past four. Gets the axe.

    Everyone understands the message Dana is trying to send, but I disagree with it. I prefer to watch strikers myself, but I have nothing but respect for a guy like Okami who almost totally dominate their opponents from bell to bell.
    I like Dana White, but I think he could show more respect for the sport of mma, and not just the UFC brand. Winners like Okami, (and Fitch) deserve better.

    Of course, a lot of people will be happy about the cut, but this is just my two cents.
     
  2. theycallitMurda

    theycallitMurda Black Belt

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    Looool even the best cant hack it in USA.

    Lmao
     
  4. ALAN PARTRIDGE

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    mistake, maybe not
     
  5. Namek

    Namek Brown Belt

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    Yushin Okami is the best fighter to ever come out of Japan and be cut by the UFC.
     
  6. koquerelle

    koquerelle Silver Belt

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    I didn't realize he was 3-1 in his last 4 fights. That's pretty crazy.
     
  7. Kuato Lives

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  8. Emjay

    Emjay And again and again and again and ag.. zzzzzzzz

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    Gotta sell dem fights

    And Rankings don't matter
     
  9. UL

    UL no more yellows Double Yellow Card

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    And he was the best to go back




    Dana and his comments to hype a fight
     
  10. tappedtostrikes**

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    The "best fighter to ever come from Japan" means almost nothing. Fighters from Japan are mostly terrible.
     
  11. crewman

    crewman Brown Belt

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    fighting a smart gameplan is not going to get you anywhere, you must standup like a brute and risk brain damage every time.
     
  12. ferrisjso

    ferrisjso Goat Lawyer

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    Best fighter to come out of Japan. One of only three Japanese fighters to earn a UFC title shot. The UFC should be working harder to develop talent from the former home of Pride where there's definitely a market for it not cutting the only notable Japanese fighter the UFC has.
     
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    I dont think this is true. It cant be. they wouldnt cut their best Japanese fighter who is ranked sixth in the world.
     
  14. Joseph Budden

    Joseph Budden Banned Banned

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    Apparently Japan is heavily slacking
     
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    chaos_36 DOOM all capitals no trick spelling.

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    Saku, Gomi, Kid, Minowa, Uno, Sudo and Sato are all better than him imo. There are probably others too, you shouldn't believe everything the UFC hype machine tells you.
     
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    really undeserving cut. way more undeserving than fitch
     
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    Nice job, 10/10.
     
  18. mmaElite53

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    For the record, I don't think Okami is the best one. I'd go with Gomi on that one. He was the number one ranked lw at some point and took out a lot of killers during Pride's heyday.




    Wow. Just Wow.
     
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    So Yushin Okami just got released from the UFC with a 3-1 record in his last 4


    ...mean while fighters like Chris Leben are on a 3 fight losing streak and happily employed!
     
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    IamTheHero Banned Banned

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    Wtf??? Is okami officially cut? Source?
     

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