UFC London: Nick Negumereanu Expected To Replace Gokhan Saki vs. Safarov

With Gokhan Saki out of UFC Fight Night 147 in London, the promotion has found a replacement to square off with Saparbeg Safarov at the March 16 event.

Nick Negumereanu (9-0) will step into the Octagon for the first time to test his skills against Safarov's, sources tell FloCombat.

The Romanian light heavyweight Negumereanu has ripped through the competition on the regional scene, finishing all nine opponents placed in his way.

Russia’s Safarov is a tough outing for all opposition, never mind a UFC newcomer, however. After losing a gritty “Fight of the Night” to Gian Villante in his UFC debut, Safarov nearly finished Tyson Pedro in his sophomore UFC appearance.

Stay tuned to FloCombat for all of the latest news, announcements, and updates regarding UFC London. 

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How Jordan Burroughs Inspired UFC's Desmond Green | Top Turtle MMA

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Count Desmond Green as the No. 1 cheerleader for folks going up a weight class. Damaged by trying to cut too much weight early in his own career, Green now actively tries to encourage others to move up to a more comfortable division. Fellow UFC fighter Kurt Holobaugh even cites Green as his primary source of encouragement to go to 155. 

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