Teruto Ishihara has been tasked with welcoming Petr Yan to the Octagon.
“Yashabo” will fight the debuting Yan at UFC Singapore on June 23 on the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore. Sources confirmed the bout with MMA Combating’s Ariel Helwani following an preliminary report by MMA DNA.
This shall be Ishihara’s second look in 2018, following unanimous determination loss to Jose Quinonez in February at UFC 221. The 26-year-old Japanese fighter has misplaced three of his final 4 bouts and his professional file sits at 10-5-2.
Yan (Eight-1) is coming off of a profitable run with Absolut Championship Berkut, the place he went 6-1 and captured the Russian promotion’s 135-pound title. He signed with the UFC in January on the energy of three consecutive victories.
UFC Singapore shall be headlined by a welterweight bout between Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Leon Edwards.
See the up to date card beneath (bout order to be decided):
Donald Cerrone vs. Leon Edwards
Ovince Saint Preux vs. Tyson Pedro
Shinsho Anzai vs. Jake Matthews
Matt Schnell vs. Naoki Inoue
Yan Xiaonan vs. Nadia Kassem
Jenel Lausa vs. Ashkan Mokhtarian
Jessica Eye vs. Jessica-Rose Clark
Teruto Ishihara vs. Petr Yan