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04-24-2013, 01:20 AM #1
Hometown Hero Chiesa Added to Seattle Card
The July 27 event in Seattle gets a little homegrown talent, as TUF Live winner Michael Chiesa has agreed to put his undefeated record on the line against fellow submission artist Reza Madadi. Both men will be looking to make headway in the crowded 155-pound division.
Fisher vs. Edwards Added to UFC on FOX 8
Updated April 23
Battle-tested lightweights Spencer Fisher and Yves Edwards have agreed to face each other at UFC on FOX 8. The always-entertaining veterans, winners of a combined 67 bouts, will both look to rebound from losses in their most recent outings.
Kedzie, de Randamie Set to Make Debuts in Seattle
Updated April 17
An exciting bout from the women's bantamweight division has been added to UFC on FOX 8, as Strikeforce veterans Julie Kedzie and Germaine de Randamie are set to make their Octagon debuts. Both ladies most recently fought at Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman, held last August in San Diego.
Two More Bouts Added to July 27 FOX Card
Updated April 11
The July 27 card in Seattle continues to take shape, and now two more exciting bouts have been announced. Former Strikeforce welterwieght champion Tarec Saffiedine will make his long-awaited debut against fellow Strikeforce alum "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler. Saffiedine most recently fought in the main event of Strikeforce's swan song, winning the title in a lopsided decision over Nate Marquardt. Lawler made a successful return to the Octagon earlier this year, knocking out Josh Koscheck at UFC 157.
In lightweight action, Bobby Green will look to build on his five-fight win streak when he takes on the always-entertaining Danny Castillo.
MacDonald, Ellenberger Set to Square Off in Seattle
Updated April 10
Two of the world's top welterweights will collide at UFC on FOX 8, as Rory MacDonald and Jake Ellenberger have agreed to lock horns. Both men are coming coming off impressive victories in their last bouts; Ellenberger knocked out former Strikeforce welterweight champ Nate Marquardt at UFC 158, while MacDonald most recently earned a convincing decision over BJ Penn at UFC on FOX 5 last December.
Guillard vs. Danzig Added to Seattle Event
Updated April 3
The UFC will return to Seattle's KeyArena on July 27, and the event already has its first bout. Hard-hitting lightweight Melvin "The Young Assassin" Guillard will look to get back on track when he faces TUF 6 winner Mac Danzig.
More information on the card, including a main event and ticket information, will be announced in following weeks on UFC.com.