Tarec Saffiedine set to take on Robbie Lawler at UFC on Fox 8

Saffiedine will make his UFC debut on the back of the biggest win in his career on the final Strikeforce card.

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Tarec Saffiedine announced that he verbally agreed to fight Robbie Lawler, on UFC on FOX 8 July 27th. A debut all UFC fans have been excited about, another big force added to the stacked Welterweight division. Tarec will enter the UFC Octagon and will show the world that he belong there, in the top-ranked MMA promotion.

This will be a standup war, between Lawler the Big puncher and the striker Saffiedine. Both fighters come into the bout with momentum on their side. Saffiedine is coming out of his recent victory against Nate Marquardt in Strikeforce Championship at their last event ever. Lawler made a very successful come-back to the UFC when he destroyed former title challenger Josh Koscheck with a first round TKO at UFC 157.

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