UFC Fight Night 117 Fight Forecast

Fight Forecast previews the event by providing the fighter's career StrikeScore as well as UFC Fantasy predictions, betting odds, DraftKings prices and Fight Matrix rankings.

StrikeScore is a proprietary stat that measures striking efficiency. The formula uses Fightmetric data, so fighters without fights in the database are not included. Also, a fighter must have at least three fights in the database before the formula can considered at all predictive.

UFC Fantasy and Tapology numbers are the percent of players who have picked each fighter to win. (Numbers are current as of Sept. 22 at 9:15 a.m. ET)

Odds is the betting line of 5Dimes taken from BestFightOdds.com. (Numbers are current as of Sept. 22 at 9:15 a.m. ET)

DraftKings prices listed below are the dollar value used for the fantasy game. Also listed are the average points scored by the fighter in the fantasy game. For a breakdown of DraftKings scoring click here.

Fight Matrix column represents the fighter's current unbiased and objective ranking.

In this case, the period used for Rankings Momentum was 10/1/2015 to 7/1/2017. Fighters must have been ranked in at least four quarters during the period to be included. 

*Fewer than three fights in the FightMetric database

*Fewer than three fights in the FightMetric database

Professional Wrestler Syuri to make MMA debut at Pancrase 277 on UFC Fight Pass

Almost immediately following UFC 197, UFC Fight Pass will broadcast Pancrase 277 live from Differ Ariake in Tokyo. The main features Issei Tamura taking on Juntaro Ushiku for the interim King of Pancrase title. In the co-main, Kazuki Tokudome faces off against Akbarh Arreola in a battle of UFC veterans. A little further down the card, there is an interesting MMA debut.

Syuri is a professional wrestler who has been on the scene for over seven years. She has performed for a variety of promotions in Japan and Mexico such as REINA, Smash and CMLL. Even though she has never fought MMA before, she has built a 13-1 record in kickboxing and Shoot Boxing.  In 2014, Syuri defeated Miku Hayashi for the Krush women’s championship and has successfully defended the belt three times.

At Pancrase 277, Syuri will face off against Kanna Asakura who holds a 3-0 record. In her last fight, Asakura scored a decision victory over Yasuko Tamada at Vale Tudo Japan 7th.

In professional wrestling, Syuri is best known for her rivalry with Kana, who now performs in WWE/NXT as Asuka. For more background check out Shu Hirata’s interview following the Pancrase 277 media work out.

Syuri vs. Kana (Professional Wrestling)

Syuri vs. E Meidie (K-1 China vs. Japan)