The third time was the charm for former middleweight title contender Yushin Okami. Originally slated to face Luiz Cane, the Japanese star would see his UFC 150 opponent change twice before settling on Buddy Roberts.
"Thunder" would taste trouble early on, as Roberts was landing with heavy punches on more than one occasion. However, working his way into a clinch position, Okami was more than willing to use ground and pound to batter the late replacement.
Nearly stopping the fight in the first round due to unanswered shots, Herb Dean stepped in halfway through the second round after seeing Okami bomb on Roberts while in back mount.
Now that Okami is back on the winning side of things, let's take a look at some possible opponents for his next UFC appearance.