Found April 11, 2013 on The Flying Knee MMA:
The UFC has announced several intriguing match-ups for the upcoming UFC on FOX 8 in Seattle, Washington including a welterweights battle between Robbie Lawler and Strikeforce champ Tarec Saffiedine as well as a lightweight bout between Bobby Green and Danny Castillo. The news was revealed on the UFC’s official twitter account.    Tarec Saffiedine methodically dissected Marquardt with a barrage of leg kicks en route to a unanimous decision win over Marquardt to become the final Strikeforce welterweight champ. Saffiedine went 6-1 under the Strikeforce banner with his only loss coming against Tyron Woodley back in 2011. He will now be making his UFC debut against a fellow Strikeforce fighter who has found new life in his return to the UFC. Robbie Lawler is coming off an upset win in his UFC debut against Josh Koscheck and will be looking to carry that momentum over into his upcoming bout in Seattle, Washington. While Lawler is 3-3 in his last 6 bouts, his KO win over Koscheck has certa...

Robbie Lawler Fights Tarec Saffiedine at UFC on FOX 8

On Thursday morning, it was announced Robbie Lawler (pictured) will welcome fellow Strikeforce transfer Tarec Saffiedine to the big leagues. The welterweights will collide at UFC on FOX 8. KeyArena in Seattle, Washington hosts the July 27 festivities. Lawler made a triumphant return to the Octagon by posting a vicious TKO victory over Josh Koscheck in February at UFC 157. “Ruthless”...
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