Article

Ellenberger and Saffiedine to meet at UFC 172

An important welterweight matchup is added to UFC 172 in Baltimore...
Top Ten welterweights Jake Ellenberger and Tarec Saffiedine will finally get to do battle at UFC 172 in Baltimore on April 26. Originally scheduled to meet in Singapore earlier this year, an injury to Ellenberger sidelined him from the bout, but “The Juggernaut,” who has won two of his last three bouts, will be back in action this spring against the former Strikeforce champion, who made a spectacular UFC debut on January 4 with a Fight of the Night win over Hyun Gyu Lim.

In the UFC 172 main event, Jon Jones defends his UFC light heavyweight crown against Glover Teixeira.

Media

Recent
UFC Fight Night event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on February 6, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photos by Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
06/02/2016
Hear from Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson, Roy Nelson, Joseph Benavidez and the other big stars after Fight Night Hendricks vs Thompson at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas on Feb. 6, 2016
06/02/2016
No. 8-ranked Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson spoke backstage with UFC correspondent Megan Olivi about his monumental win over No. 2-ranked Johny Hendricks, the former welterweight champion, at Fight Night Las Vegas.
06/02/2016
Light heavyweight Ovince Saint Preux talks backstage to UFC correspondent Megan Olivi about his Fight Night Las Vegas FS1 main card win over Rafael Feijao.
06/02/2016