Tarec Saffiedine earlier this week suffered an injury and went to see the UFC doctor this morning to an update on his injury and has finally got the all clear and his bout with Rick Story is now back on this weekend at UFC Fight Night 88. Ariel Helwani reported the news on the MMA Hour.
UFC Fight Night 88 will be held on May 29, 2016 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Saffiedine (16-4 MMA) is coming off a unanimous decision win over Jake Ellenberger at UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Bader in January of this year following just under a year and a half away from the cage.
Story (18-8 MMA) is returning from injury following neck surgery. Story’s last appearence in the octagon came in an upset win over Gunnar Nelson at UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Story in October 2004.
UFC Fight Night 88 looks like this:
Main Card (Fox Sports 1)
Thomas Almeida vs. Cody Garbrandt
Renan Barão vs. Jeremy Stephens
Tarec Saffiedine vs. Rick Story
Chris Camozzi vs. Vitor Miranda
Jorge Masvidal vs. Lorenz Larkin
Josh Burkman vs. Paul Felder
Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)
Sara McMann vs. Jessica Eye
Abel Trujillo vs. Jordan Rinaldi
Jake Collier vs. Alberto Uda
Erik Koch vs. Shane Campbell
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Aljamain Sterling vs. Bryan Caraway
Chris De La Rocha vs. Adam Milstead