Tarec Saffiedine News

Apr 26, 2017 1:52 pm

Rafael dos Anjos to be ‘hometown’ favorite at UFC Fight Night 111

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos is set to make his UFC welterweight debut on June 17 against #11 UFC ranked welterweight Tarec Saffiedine at UFC Fight Night 111. The fight takes place in at Singapore Indoor Stadium and although dos Anjos hails from Brazil and is currently living in California, Singapore is another...

Apr 18, 2017 9:16 am

Rafael Dos Anjos outlines plans to become UFC welterweight champ

Earlier this year, former UFC welterweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos announced his intention to move up to the welterweight division, citing a tiresome cut to the lightweight division’s 155-pound cap as the reason for the move. After being called out by several dangerous welterweights – such as the rising Colby Covington – Dos Anjos was...

Apr 3, 2017 7:37 am

Former champ Rafael Dos Anjos to make welterweight debut at UFC Singapore this June

Earlier this year, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos announced his intention to move up to the welterweight division. The former champ cited an increasingly difficult cut to the lightweight division’s 155-pound cap as the reason for this move. “I reached the top of [lightweight],” he said in a Tweet. “It’s been a hard...

Nov 16, 2016 6:14 am

Report: Tarec Saffiedine Gets “Stun Gun” at UFC 207

The highlights of UFC 207, which is scheduled for December 30, are the two title fights that sit atop the bill. The bigger of these title fights will see former women’s bantamweight queen Ronda Rousey return to action against reigning champ Amanda Nunes. The other will see men’s bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz defend his strap against undefeated...

Oct 18, 2016 11:23 am

Matt “The Immortal” Brown To Take on “The Sponge” At UFC 207

UFC 207, which is scheduled for December 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada, is starting to take shape. Just days removed from the announcement that Ronda Rousey will be returning to action against bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes in the main event, the card has grown with the addition of an awesome, welterweight showdown. That showdown will...

May 30, 2016 1:43 pm

PHOTO | Aftermath of Tarec Saffiedine’s leg kicks on Rick Story

Sunday night in Las Vegas, Rick Story and Tarec Saffiedine went to war in a 3 round welterweight showdown. Ultimately, Rick Story won the bout via unanimous decision in a successful UFC return, making it 3 straight wins. Despite the win, Story left with a pretty banged up leg courtesy of Saffiedine. Check out the...

May 22, 2016 1:12 pm

Tarec Saffiedine is likely out of next weekend’s fight with Rick Story

The UFC’s injury woes continue as it is being reported that Tarec Saffiedine has suffered an injury which will likely force him out of his scheduled bout with Rick Story at next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 88 event. Saffiedine has not been officially ruled off the card just yet, however, the promotion is doing its...

Jan 30, 2016 4:57 pm

UFC on FOX 18 Results: Tarec Saffiedine defeats Jake Ellenberger via decision

A welterweight tilt between Tarec Saffiedine (16-4 MMA) and Jake Ellenberger (30-11 MMA) served as the main event for the UFC on FOX 18 preliminary card in New Jersey. Round one begins and Saffiedine opens with a head kick that is blocked by Jake. Good knee in the clinch from Tarec but Jake responds with...