Following his performance Saturday night, Tarec Saffiedine will forever be known as the final Strikeforce welterweight champion. read news >>
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.
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- 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine made his Octagon debut against Korea's rising star Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC Fight Night 34. read news >>
- 2 months ago
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Assuming he doesn't choke. Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine will be looking to get himself into the 170-pound title hunt at the UFC Fight Night 54 event, expected to air on Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1, on Oct. 4, 2014 inside Halifax Metro Centre, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. And the fastest way to do that is by disposing of Rory MacDonald. That's because "Ares" is the uncrowned heir to the division throne, which will once again be up for grabs in early 2015 when Robb read news >>
- 3 months ago
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Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine is a man on a mission. After a successful UFC debut in January against Hyun Gyu Lim, Saffiedine has been looking to get back into the cage. He was initially expected to face Jake Ellenberger at UFC 172 in May, but had to withdraw due to injury. 'The Sponge', however, is feeling better and ready to get back to work. First up? If Saffiedine had his way, it'd be Rory MacDonald. Saffiedine recently called out MacDonald on The MMA Hour. He tol read news >>
- 3 months ago
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Rory MacDonald responds to fellow top ranked UFC welterweight Tarec Saffiedine, who recently called him out. Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine is looking for another fight after successfully making his UFC debut earlier this year. He defeated Hyun Gyu Lim in an entertaining fight of the night performance, and as he looks for a top contender on his next bout, he recently called out Rory MacDonald. Related: UFC: Singapore: Saffiedine vs. Lim Photo Gallery "Rory looked prett read news >>
- 8 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 >>
- 9 months ago
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It took former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine a year since his final Strikeforce fight to make his UFC debut, but it was surely a memorable fight when he faced Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC Singapore on Saturday. read news >>