Tarec Saffiedine Injured, Siyar Bahadurzada To Fight Robbie Lawler

Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine has pulled out of UFC On FOX 8 bout with Robbie Lawler. No details were made available of the injury, but UFC officials say he will be replaced by Siyar Bahadurzada. Bahadurzada is coming off of a unanimous decision loss to Dong Hyun Kim at the UFC On Fuel: Japan card in March while Lawler is looking to continue the momentum after his TKO win over Josh Koscheck.

UFC On FOX 8: Johnson Vs Moraga takes place on July 27 at the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington, In the UFC’s second trip to Seattle, Defending Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson will take on John Moraga in the main event.