Ellenberger vs Saffiedine verbally agreed upon to headline Singapore card in January

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  1. markg171

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    http://www.mmajunkie.com/news/2013/10/jake-ellenberger-tarec-saffiedine-targeted-for-ufcs-january-debut-in-singapore
     
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    markg171 Silver Belt

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    Got to agree with this.

    I mean, even if Saffiedine does show up to that event, it'll have been a year since his last fight so who knows what kind of shape he'll be in
     
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    Tarec via teaching his kid to kick cushions like a muay thai champ.
     
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    Ellenberger by KO if Saffedine actually shows up. But we'll end up with Ellenberger vs. Woodley or some shit.
     
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    Awesome if Tarec manages to make it without pulling out
     
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    Ellenberger shouldn't be headlining anything after his last embarrassing performance.
     
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    I'm hoping this fight actually happens. It seems like Saffiedine hasn't fought in forever.
     
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    If Tarec can avoid Jake's big power he can definitely win this.

    Seriously.
     
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    Tarec is already practicing his jab, ha ha. As long as he doesn't engage in a slugfest with Ellenberger, I think he can use his excellent kickboxing to keep the fight at his preferred distance, much like Rory did. It's always a gamble to close the distance with Ellenberger, so we'll have to see how he plays this fight.
     
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    Well, that's better than Kennedy vs. Natal, imo.
     
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    This fight is supposed to be the main event. Don't see them getting much hype if that's the case. Saffedine has no fans at all and Ellenberger is coming off a really bad loss. Even the winner in that fight lost.
     
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    Juggernaut by KO
     
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    shonuf Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Who do you think wins Jake Ellenberger vs Tarec Saffiedine?
     
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    SimonNova Worship and forget

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    aww I was hoping for Le vs Mousasi as the headliner and Saffiedine vs Stun Gun co main...

    I dont understand how losing in an embarassing way in a co main event fight can lead to headlining in your next fight?
     
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    Ellenberger generally has pretty awesome fights when his opponents are willing to fight him.
     
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    SimonNova Worship and forget

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    thing is, HE SUCKED in his last fight and totally failed to bring it himself and adapt to Rory's gameplan. Such a poor showing should not grant you the privilege of headlining a card next.
     
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    Saffiedine can win if he jabs sticks and moves, Jake will KO him if he gets caught up in a slug fest tho.
     
  18. Drake

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    Sick fight.

    Saffeidine UD
     
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    If Tarec utilizes the same strategy he did against Marquardt, he should win... the strategy of keeping distance, jab and low kicks. He'll win.

    If he wants to get into a brawl, Ellenberger easily wins
     

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