WSOF 24: “Fitch vs. Okami” took place tonight (Sat., Oct. 17, 2015) at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. In the main event, Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami collided in an important Welterweight showdown.
The latest event for World Series of Fighting (WSOF) took place earlier tonight (Sat., Oct. 17, 2015) at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., airing live on NBC Sports Network with two world title matches featured, as well as an important showdown in the Welterweight division.
Leading up to the main event, Jon Fitch predicted his fight with Yushin Okami would be a title eliminator, which makes sense given that former 170-pound champion Rousimar Palhares was recently stripped of the belt. Either way, it would be a grueling fight for both men, especially given this was former Middleweight fighter Okami’s first cut to Welterweight.
The first round was largely a stalemate. The second and third rounds were controlled by Fitch with takedowns and dominant positions on the ground, tying up Okami and leaving him unable to do anything offensive. The result was a classic UFC-style performance from Fitch, leading to scores of 29-28 and 30-27 X2 in his favor.
In the co-main event, ….View original article