UFC Adds 3 More Fights to UFC Japan

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 05: Teruto Ishihara of Japan reacts to his victory over Julian Erosa in their featherweight bout during the UFC 196 event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The UFC announced three more fights to their UFC Fight Night 117 card. The fights are Charles Rosa vs Mizuto Hirota, Teruto Ishihara vs Rolando Dy, and Alex Morono vs Keita Nakamura.

Rosa is coming off of a knockout loss to Shane Burgos at UFC 210, while Hirota is coming off a loss to Alex Volkanovski. Ishihara is one of the most popular fighters coming out of Japan but is on a two fight losing streak. His opponent, Dy is a fighter from the Philippians. He is coming off a TKO loss to Alex Caceras.

Morono was doing well in his last fight. He was beating the undefeated Niko Price until he was caught by a big shot and knocked out. Nakamura will be returning to his home country and attempt to rebound from his decision loss to Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos.

UFC Fight Night 117 is scheduled for September 23rd in Saitama, Japan.

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