Dan Wilkins

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Adorned kickboxing star Gokhan Saki will make his Octagon debut Sept. 23 at UFC Struggle Night time 117 in Saitama, Japan, the place he’ll face Henrique da Silva.

The promotion introduced the bout Friday. It wasn’t stated what division it is going to be contested in, however the 33-yr-previous Saki has primarily competed at 205 kilos.

A Dutch native of Turkish descent, “The Insurgent” enters his first UFC struggle with no scarcity of hype round him. Although he misplaced in his lone MMA bout thirteen years in the past, Saki has gained greater than eighty kickboxing bouts and competed for a number of the prime organizations on the planet, together with Okay-1 and Glory.

Da Silva is a 27-yr-previous Muay Thai skilled who has misplaced his final three fights after going 12-zero to start his MMA profession. He is 2-three contained in the Octagon.