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Sunday, Nov 14, 2010

Okami Decisions Marquardt to Earn Title Shot

By FCF Staff

It appears as though Yushin Okami will finally get a crack at the UFC middleweight title, as the Japanese fighter worked his way to a unanimous decision win over Nate Marquardt today in Oberhausen, Germany. In a very competitive fight that saw neither man land any highlight reel blows, Okami likely scored points with the judges for being the aggressor throughout much of the bout and for controlling the action along the fence. With the win, Okami improves his record to 26-5, while Marquardt’s falls to 30-10-2.
Here are the complete results from today’s UFC 122 event.
Yushin Okami def. Nate Marquardt via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Dennis Siver def. Andre Winner via submission (rear-naked choke) – R1, 3:37
Amir Sadollah def. Peter Sobotta via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Krzysztof Soszynski def. Goran Reljic by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Duane Ludwig vs. Nick Osipczak via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Karlos Vemola def. Seth Petruzelli via TKO (strikes) – R1, 3:46
Carlos Eduardo Rocha def. Kris McCray via submission (kneebar) – R1, 2:21
Vladimir Matyushenko def. Alexandre “Cacareco” Ferreira via TKO (strikes) – R1, 2:20
Pascal Krauss def. Mark Scanlon via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Kyle Noke def. Rob Kimmons via submission (rear-naked choke) – R 2, 1:33
posted by Full Contact Fighter @ 1:48 am
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