Tony Martin vs. Keita Nakamura Booked for UFC Fight Night 128 in Atlantic City

By: Tristen Critchfield
Mar 6, 2018

Tony Martin will lock horns with Keita Nakamura at UFC Fight Night 128.

Promotion officials announced the welterweight pairing on Tuesday. UFC Fight Night 128 takes place in Atlantic City, N.J., on April 21 and is headlined by a lightweight clash between Kevin Lee and Edson Barboza. The main card will be televised on Fox Sports 1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.

Martin saw a three-bout winning streak come to an end in his most recent outing, as he dropped a split decision to Olivier Aubin-Mercier at UFC Fight Night 116. The 28-year-old is 4-4 during his promotional tenure and is 12-4 as a professional overall. Eight of his career triumphs have come by way of submission.

Nakamura, meanwhile, appeared just once in 2017, taking a split decision over Alex Morono at UFC Fight Night 117. The 33-year-old Tokyo native has competed in organizations such as Deep, Shooto and Sengoku while compiling a 33-8-2 record over the course of a tenure that begain in 2003.

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