The black belt in Bjj, karate and former Strikeforce Ww champion Tarec Saffiedine entered this fight with a pro mma record of 16-4-0 (37% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.22 welterweight in the world. He lost to Rory MacDonald in 2014 (=MacDonald vs Saffiedine) but he came back to win in 2016 beating Jake Ellenberger.
His opponent, Rick Story, has a record of 18-8-0 (44% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since October 4, 2014 when he defeated Gunnar Nelson (=Nelson vs Story). Saffiedine vs Story is on the undercard of Thomas Almeida vs Cody Garbrandt – UFC Fight Night 88. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 88: Almeida vs Garbrandt
Where: Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
UFC Fight Night 88 fight card (main card):
Thomas Almeida vs Cody Garbrandt
Renan Barao Pegado vs Jeremy Stephens
Tarec Saffiedine vs Rick Story
Chris Camozzi vs Vitor Miranda
Jorge Masvidal vs Lorenz Larkin
Joshua Burkman vs Paul Felder
Story’s previous fight: Gunnar Nelson vs Rick Story
Story’s next fight: Donald Cerrone vs Rick Story
Saffiedine’s next fight: Dong Hyun Kim vs Tarec Saffiedine
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