Japanese Fighter, Hatsu Hioki, Debuts on UFC 137
Newly signed Japanese featherweight fighter, Hatsu Hioki, is scheduled to make his UFC debut on October 29 at UFC 137, where he will stand against George Roop.
A new Japanese fighter will make his UFC debut at the upcoming UFC 137. Hatsu Hioki, a newly signed Japanese featherweight, will face George Roop on his first bout under UFC at the Las Vegas event on October 29.
Hatsu Hioki, with a career stats of 24-4-2, is considered to be one of the world’s top featherweight fighters. The 27-year-old fighter has spent his mixed martial arts career fighting for a Japanese promotion, but he has fought several times in Canada. He currently have a four winning streak on his hand, he also have markable wins over Mark Hominick, Marlon Sandro, Ronnie Mann and Rumina Sato.
Hatsu Hioki won several prestigious MMA 145-pound championship titles, including the Shooto and Sengoku titles in Japan. However, Sengoku is currently having a financial problem, that’s why he vacated his belt and signs with the UFC. On the other hand, the man who will face Hatsu Hioki is George Roop with a career stats of 12-7-1. George Roop wins his previous match against Josh Grispi with a third round TKO at June’s Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale.View Article Source »