That was a close one.
The mixed martial arts (MMA) gods (and doctors) gave fight fans a break after Tarec Saffiedine was cleared to compete against Rick Story at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 88 event on FOX Sports 1, which is set to go down this Sunday (May 29, 2016) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
This, after “Sponge” recently revealed that he was in danger of pulling out of the fight after he suffered a knee injury during his final day of his training camp.
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Saffiedine revealed the good news to Ariel Helwani during a recent edition of The MMA Hour. His bout against “The Horror” will go down on the main card portion of the event, which features a main event pitting two talented prospects against one another, as Cody Garbrandt and Thomas Almeida go toe-to-toe in an intriguing bantamweight fight.
No cab drivers allowed.
To see the up-to-date fight UFC Fight Night 88 card click here.
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