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  • 2 years ago
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There may be Strikeforce fighters out there longing for a chance to slide over and fight in the UFC. Roger Bowling isn't one of them yet. Not when he's still got business to attend to. "I want to get that Strikeforce belt first - that's my goal," Bowling recently told MMAjunkie.com Radio. Bowling meets Tarec Saffiedine on Aug. 18 at "Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman" in San Diego. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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SAN DIEGO - Tarec Saffiedine was hoping a win over Roger Bowling would get him a shot at a title. And while that may eventually prove to be the case, the Strikeforce welterweight will have to wait a while to find out. Saffiedine beat Bowling by unanimous decision Saturday night in San Diego. But the promotion still must kick around whether it was enough to warrant a title fight. Saffiedine beat Bowling with a unanimous decision 30-27 sweep of the judges' scorecards on the main card of read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Not much has changed for Tarec Saffiedine since his win earlier this month. Well, other than a slightly high-profile injury coming out of his training camp at Team Quest involving Dan Henderson. But other than that, it's the usual for Saffiedine - waiting. Just waiting, and hoping. Saffiedine was hoping his win over Roger Bowling at "Strikeforce" Rousey vs. Kaufman" would get him a welterweight title shot. But if that is to be the case, he doesn't have an answer yet. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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SAN DIEGO - Tarec Saffiedine's technical striking proved more effective than Roger Bowling's explosive aggression. And not only did Saffiedine show his skills as a striker, but he also shut down Bowling's wrestling en route to a unanimous-decision win. The welterweight was part of the "Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman" main card, which took place Saturday at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego and aired on Showtime. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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SAN DIEGO - Tarec Saffiedine has a big fight coming up, but it isn't the biggest one on the radar screen for Team Quest. That honor belongs to Dan Henderson, who fights Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title in two weeks. But Saffiedine, a Henderson teammate and frequent training partner, is feeding off the positive vibes running through the Temecula, Calif.-based fight team. Saffiedine fights Roger Bowling on Saturday at "Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman," and he hopes a convinc read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Roger Bowling's flirtations with the lightweight class are, for now, on the shelf. With his physical size, dropping weight seemed like a tough proposition, though  it might give him considerable advantages going into the cage. But in the buildup to a welterweight clash with Tarec Saffiedine at "Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman," Bowling tried a different tack. Instead of lifting big, he's lifting small a lot. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Entertaining welterweights Tarec Saffiedine and Roger Bowling have been targeted for a fight at Strikeforce's late-summer show. The 170-pounders are expected to fight at an Aug. 18 event likely to take place at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego. MMAjunkie.com learned of the tentative matchup from sources close to the fighters. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Rory MacDonald’s third-round technical knockout victory over Tarec Saffiedine at UFC Fight in Halifax has vaulted the Canadian welterweight to No. 1 contender status. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Rory MacDonald's rise to title contention has been something special to watch. When the Firas Zahabi-trained fighter emerged onto the UFC scene back in 2010, he did so with buzz and excitement surrounding him. At just 20 years old, and working alongside welterweight king Georges St-Pierre, the expectation for the British Columbia native to become the next big thing in the 170-pound weight class was as high as it's been for any prospect to come along in recent memory. Granted, there would be setb read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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That folks, is proof that it never hurts to call someone out. Tarec Saffiedine recently took a shot and called out top welterweight contender Rory MacDonald for a fight inside the Octagon. And it looks like it may have paid off. Speaking to "UFC Tonight," MacDonald said he's all for a fight against the last man to hold the Strikeforce welterweight title, as long as UFC matchmakers concur that it gets him closer to his much-desired title shot. "He thought the fight made sense for him but would le read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Final Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine would like nothing more than to work his way up for a shot to fight for the UFC title. Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Tarec Saffiedine, UFC 172 read news >>

  • a year ago
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Following his performance Saturday night, Tarec Saffiedine will forever be known as the final Strikeforce welterweight champion. read news >>

  • a month ago
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MEXICO CITY – After muting Dennis Bermudez’s argument for a featherweight title shot, Ricardo Lamas is looking to do the same with Conor McGregor. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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That's according to Firas Zahabi, MacDonald's head trainer, who claims UFC can't deny "Ares" his title shot after what he did this past Saturday night. Rory MacDonald solidified his spot as the top-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender (behind Robbie Lawler, of course) this past weekend Oct. 4, 2014, at UFC Fight Night 54, knocking out Tarec Saffiedine in round three of their headlining bout in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. To watch full fight video highlights click read news >>

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