Tarec Saffiedine vs. Siyar Bahadurzada At UFC on FOX 8 After Robbie Lawler Drops Out Due To Injury

The UFC on FOX 8 event in in Seattle, Washington, has been changed again after Robbie Lawler was forced out due to injury. Now Strikeforce welterweight champion, Tarec Saffiedine is set to face knockout artist, Siyar Bahadurzada.

The UFC twitter account released the news just hours ago, stating:

“Another injury switch-up: @tarecfighter Saffiedine injured, @SiyarTheGreat Bahadurzada will now face @Ruthless_RL Robbie Lawler @UFConFOX 8”

Saffiedine is on a four-fight winning streak which includes an outpointing of Nate Marquardt to win Strikeforce gold a few months back. He can also lay claim to past victories over Brock Larson, Scott Smith, and Roger Bowling.

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