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Tarec Saffiedine is likely out of next weekend's fight with Rick Story

Chris Taylor - May 22, 2016

The UFC’s injury woes continue as it is being reported that Tarec Saffiedine has suffered an injury which will likely force him out of his scheduled bout with Rick Story at next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 88 event. Saffiedine has not been officially ruled off the card just yet, however, the promotion is doing its due diligence to find a last minute replacement according to MMAFighting.

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UFC on FOX 18 Results: Tarec Saffiedine defeats Jake Ellenberger via decision

Chris Taylor - January 30, 2016

A welterweight tilt between Tarec Saffiedine (16-4 MMA) and Jake Ellenberger (30-11 MMA) served as the main event for the UFC on FOX 18 preliminary card in New Jersey. Round one begins and Saffiedine opens with a head kick that is blocked by Jake. Good knee in the clinch from Tarec but Jake responds with some excellent shots inside. More good knees from Saffiedine. The fighters trade jabs. Body kick from Saffiedine. Ellenberger is pressing forward but misses with his punches. Decent right hand from Jake. Saffiedine replies with another body kick. Good jabs from both fighters. Excellent leg kicks from Saffiedine. Good jab from Tarec. Huge right hand from Ellenberger. Saffiedine is rocked but clinches up with Jake. Jake is applying pressure. Another good left from Jake. Saffiedine just misses with a high kick. Ellenberger misses with a big left hand. Good combo by Saffiedine. Another leg kicks finds a home for Tarec. Stiff jab scores for Saffiedine to close out round one.