Ex-kickbokser Saki makes his debut at the end of september in Tokyo in UFC
Gokhan Saki makes this year his debut in the UFC. The 33-year-old Schiedam takes on september 23 in Tokyo at the Brazilian Luiz Henrique da Silva.
Saki took at the end of may, to everyone’s surprise farewell of Glory. He was at that time already months earlier as the kickboksbond and world champion Rico Verhoeven.
Saki challenged his fellow countryman, in his own words multiple times, but Verhoeven would always ‘no’ have said.
“I will but real men seek to fight against. Real men for whom no challenge is out of the way and also feel and not only on tv say for the show. I don’t even want to against people like you fight anymore, there is no pride in you, and so there is also no glory in a win,” wrote Saki on Instagram.
Saki was in 2015 for the last time in the ring. He defeated at the time, the Romanian Sebastian if we via unanimous jurybesluit.
That Saki in Tokyo and his first major MMA party is going to fight, means that he is on 2 september not to admire will be at the UFC event in Rotterdam.