Sam Stout and Yves Edwards at UFC 131The influx of Strikeforce fighters continues with lightweight Caros Fodor being the latest transfer as he is set to face Sam Stout at UFC 157.

UFC officials confirmed the fight on Friday.

With Strikeforce on its way to being out of business as of January, their roster of fighters are beginning to transition to the Octagon and Caros Fodor is the latest.

With a 6-1 record over his last seven fights, Matt Hume trained fighter Caros Fodor hopes to earn his way into the UFC with a tough test in his debut bout.

Canadian Sam Stout will welcome Fodor to the Octagon at UFC 157 after dropping a decision to John Makdessi at UFC 154 in Montreal.

It’s expected that Stout and Fodor will occupy a slot on the preliminary card, although their placement is not confirmed yet.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC Fight Night 74 Reebok-sponsor pay: Patrick Cote, Sam Stout take biggest cuts

  • 8 days ago
  • 4 views

Fighters from Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 74 event took home Reebok sponsorship pay totaling $142,500, the highest total yet for a numbered “Fight Night” event. UFC Fight Night 74 took place at SaskTel read news >>

One and Done, Frankie Perez KOs Sam Stout at UFC Saskatoon and Calls it Quits

  • 8 days ago
  • 6 views

Not only did Frankie Perez surprise everyone with his knockout victory over Sam Stout at UFC Fight Night 74, he also raised some eyebrows by then calling it a career. read news >>

UFC Fight Night 74 results: Frankie Perez stops Sam Stout in 54 seconds, retires at age 26

  • 8 days ago
  • 15 views

SASKATOON – After a loss on short notice in his UFC debut, Frankie Perez made good on his promise to show his potential against veteran Sam Stout. Then, he surprised just about everybody with an anno read news >>

UFC Fight Night 74's Sam Stout: 'I don't want to start looking at my career like it's over'

  • 11 days ago
  • 2 views

SASKATOON – A revealing post-fight video caused many to wonder about Sam Stout’s future following a second-round knockout loss to Ross Pearson at UFC 185 in March.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, read news >>

Josh Thomson to make Bellator debut at Dynamite September 19

  • 14 days ago
  • 2 views

News on the Bellator debut of former UFC fighter and Strikeforce champion Josh Thomson. Josh Thomson's Bellator debut has been officially announced. The former Strikeforce champion and UFC veteran wi read news >>

Josh Thomson vs. Mike Bronzoulis added to 'Bellator 142: Dynamite'

  • 14 days ago
  • 0 views

Former Strikeforce champion Josh Thomson has been booked for his first post-UFC fight.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

UFC Full Fight Flashback: Daniel Cormier Knocks Out ‘Bigfoot’ Silva in Strikeforce

  • 15 days ago
  • 257 views

In the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix semifinals, former EliteXC heavyweight champ Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva was set to scrap with Daniel Cormier who was undefeated at the time. read news >>

Video: Watch UFC 192's Daniel Cormier pulverize Bigfoot Silva in Strikeforce

  • 16 days ago
  • 183 views

Former Strikeforce Heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has parlayed his successes in the now-defunct mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion into an outstanding -- but bumpy -- Ultimate Fighting Champions read news >>

Josh Thomson excited to sign 'fighter-friendly contract' with Bellator MMA

  • 19 days ago
  • 3 views

Former Strikeforce champion and ex-UFC lightweight Josh Thomson has officially signed with Bellator MMA. Check out what he has to say about his new home, which reunites him with Scott Coker. Bellator read news >>

Former Strikeforce lightweight champ Josh Thomson signs with Bellator MMA

  • 20 days ago
  • 5 views

Former Strikeforce lightweight champ and seven-time UFC veteran Josh Thomson is the latest addition to the Bellator MMA roster.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>