MacDonald-Saffiedine Headlines in Halifax

UFC Fight Night Halifax gets a main event...
The UFC's first visit to Halifax, Nova Scotia on Saturday, October 4 now has a headliner, as top welterweight contenders Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine collide in a five-round matchup at the Halifax Metro Centre.

Currently ranked number two in the world, British Columbia native MacDonald has won seven of his last eight bouts, with recent victories over Demian Maia and Tyron Woodley sending him to the top of the contenders' list.

Belgium's Saffiedine has his sights set on a title shot, and the former Strikeforce champion is well on his way to that goal if he can extend his five-fight winning streak this October. Fresh from a Fight of the Night win over Hyun Gyu Lim in January, Saffiedine has no problem going into MacDonald's backyard to go after the win.

Tickets for UFC FIGHT NIGHT™: MACDONALD vs. SAFFIEDINE go on sale Friday, August 22 at 10 a.m. ADT and may be purchased online at Ticket prices will be available soon. Ticket sales are limited to eight per person.
UFC Fight Club® members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to this event Wednesday, August 20 at 10 a.m. ADT via the website and are limited to six per person. A special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers Thursday, August 21 starting at 10 a.m. ADT with a limit of eight per person. To access this presale, users must register for the UFC newsletter through


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