Tarec Saffiedine Debuts Against Robbie Lawler at UFC on FOX 8 on July 27th

Strikeforce welterweight champion, Tarec Saffiedine will make his octagon debut, when he faces the very heavy handed, Robbie Lawler at UFC on FOX 8 in Seattle, Washington on July 27th, 2013. The UFC revealed the news earlier today and it is thought verbal agreements are in place.

Saffiedine is on a four-fight winning streak including a veyr impressive win over Nate Marquardt to claim the Strikeforce gold just a few months back. He also holds victories over the likes of Brock Larson, Scott Smith, and Roger Bowling.

Lawler, who holds an overall record of 20-9 with seventeen knockouts, will make his second appearance since returning to the octagon after stopping Josh Koscheck with strikes last February.

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