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Naoki Inoue vs. Jenel Lausa Set for UFC Fight Night 117

August 12, 2017 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
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The UFC has officially announced a new bout for UFC Fight Night 117, which will be UFC’s return to Japan in September. Japanese fighter Naoki Inoue will now face Filipino fighter Jenel Lausa for the event.

Naoki Inoue is undefeated at 11-0 in MMA, and he’s 1-0 in the UFC. Lausa has a 1-1 record inside the Octagon.

UFC Fight Night 117 is set for September 22 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The main card will be broadcast live on FXX. Here’s the updated lineup for the fight card.

Mauricio Rua vs. Ovince Saint Preux
Jessica Andrade vs. Claudia Gadelha
Henrique da Silva vs. Gokhan Saki
Rolando Dy vs. Teruto Ishihara
Mizuto Hirota vs. Charles Rosa
Alex Morono vs. Keita Nakamura
Jussier Formiga vs. Ulka Sasaki
Chan-Mi Jeon vs. Syuri Kondo
Daichi Abe vs. Hyun Gyu Lim
Shinsho Anzai vs. Luke Jumeau
Takanori Gomi vs. “Maestro” Dong Hyun Kim
Naoki Inoue vs. Jenel Lausa