Tony Martin (12-4) is making his welterweight debut when he takes on Keita “K-Taro” Nakamura (33-8-2,1NC) at UFC Atlantic City.
Nakamura (33-8-2,1NC) is in his second stint with the UFC. He has traded wins and losses in the octagon, not being able to make a win streak, going 3-2 in his last five, last beating Alex “The Great White” Moreno (13-4) via split decision in his home country of Japan at UFC Fight Night 117. Nakamura will be looking to gather his first win streak since 2015.
Martin (12-4) is looking to bounce back after having his three-fight win streak snapped, where he lost to Olivier “The Quebec Kid” Aubin-Mercier (10-2) via split decision at UFC Fight Night 116. After having a rough start to the UFC losing his first two fights, Martin has won four of his last fights with three fights in 2017, he is looking to kick off 2018 in style.
UFC Atlantic City goes down April 21st live from Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States.