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Yushin Okami Wants to Ride a Wave of Momentum All the Way to the Top

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Yushin Okami (27-7) snapped his two fight losing streak at UFC 150, with a TKO victory against Buddy Roberts (12-3) and looks to keep the momentum alive going forward.

With a translator present, Okami spoke about the win.

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"I'm happy I came away with a victory," said Okami. "With this victory I'm now sure I can climb to the top again."

Okami went on that his plan was to use ground and pound for the entire fight.

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Roberts was the third replacement fighter as Luiz Cané (12-4-1 NC) and Rousimar Palhares (14-4) were forced out of the fight due to injury.

With the win, Okami is now 11-4 in the UFC since he debuted for the company in 2006. Roberts was on a six fight win streak before this loss. He is now 1-1 for the UFC.

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