The Las Vegas-based promotion recently announced the matchup. UFC
Fight Night 117 takes place at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama,
Japan, on Sept. 23 and is headlined by a light heavyweight rematch
between Ovince St.
Preux and Mauricio
Rua. The card is expected to air on Fox Sports 1 following
early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.
Jumeau made his Octagon debut at UFC Fight Night 110, where he
outpointed Dominque Steele on June 10. “The Jedi” improved to 12-3
with that victory and has now won his last seven professional
Anzai will be competing for the first time since Sept. 26, 2015,
when he earned a third-round TKO triumph over Roger
Zapata at UFC Fight Night 75. The 31-year-old Tokyo native has
won seven of his last eight bouts, with five of those victories
coming via technical knockout.