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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 >>

  • a year ago
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Matt Brown appears he'll get his wish to fight a notable welterweight. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine quick results on Saturday, January 12. The main event features Nate Marquardt vs. Tarec Saffiedine. 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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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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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 >>

  • a month ago
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The race for title contention in the UFC's welterweight division has been on fire in 2014, and Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine have been scrapping their way toward a championship opportunity. Both have been building momentum as of late, picking up big wins in crucial fights, and it appears their paths are set to cross in the coming months. On Thursday, the UFC announced via Twitter (h/t MMA Fighting) MacDonald vs. Saffiedine will serve as the main event for Fight Night 54, which takes place read news >>

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Rory MacDonald will take part in his first ever UFC main event, as he battles fellow welterweight contender Tarec Saffiedine in Halifax, Nova Scotia on October 4th. The UFC's first trip to Halifax now has a very important main event. It's been confirmed today by UFC officials that Canadian welterweight contender Rory MacDonald will fight for the 3rd time this year, as he takes on the dangerous Belgian kickboxer Tarec Saffiedine in a five-round fight on October 4th. Are you ready Atlantic Canada? read news >>

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A pivotal clash atop the UFC welterweight division is set for a planned UFC Fight Night event in Canada on October 4th, the promotion announced today. The UFC welterweight division has become a wild and exciting division since the retirement of former longtime kingpin Georges St. Pierre, with new fighters frequently presenting themselves as legitimate title contenders. With that in mind, it's harder than ever to get a title shot in the division, and seeing that Robbie Lawler will assuredly be fi read news >>

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