Tarec Saffiedine

"Sponge"
16 7
Wins Losses
Birth date September 6, 1986 (age 34)
Birth place Brussels, Belgium
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg)
Reach 70 in (1.79 m)
Former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion

UFC Rankings

Fights

LOSS
Tarec Saffiedine #11
UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Correia
Jun 17, 2017
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Tarec Saffiedine #12
UFC 207
Dec 30, 2016
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Tarec Saffiedine #10
UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Garbrandt
May 29, 2016
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Tarec Saffiedine #11
UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Bader
Jan 30, 2016
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Tarec Saffiedine #9
UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine
Oct 4, 2014
TKO (punches)
R3 – 1:28
WIN
Tarec Saffiedine #10
Hyun Gyu Lim
UFC Fight Night: Saffiedine vs. Lim
Jan 4, 2014
Decision (unanimous)
R5 – 5:00
WIN
Tarec Saffiedine
Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine
Jan 12, 2013
Decision (unanimous)
R5 – 5:00
WIN
Tarec Saffiedine
Roger Bowling
Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman
Aug 18, 2012
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Tarec Saffiedine
Tyler Stinson
Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine
Jan 7, 2012
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Tarec Saffiedine
Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson
Jul 30, 2011
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Tarec Saffiedine
Strikeforce Challengers: Woodley vs. Saffiedine
Jan 7, 2011
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Tarec Saffiedine
Brock Larson
Shark Fights 13: Jardine vs Prangley
Sep 11, 2010
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Tarec Saffiedine
Nate Moore
Strikeforce Challengers: Lindland vs. Casey
May 21, 2010
KO (punch)
R2 – 1:21
WIN
Tarec Saffiedine
James Terry
Strikeforce Challengers: Kaufman vs. Hashi
Feb 26, 2010
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Tarec Saffiedine
Yoon Dong-Sik
DREAM 12
Oct 25, 2009
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Tarec Saffiedine
Seichi Ikemoto
DREAM 10
Jul 20, 2009
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Tarec Saffiedine
Mike Arellano
War Gods 5
May 30, 2009
Submission (americana)
R1 – 2:44
WIN
Tarec Saffiedine
Scott Rose
Long Beach Fight Night 4
Apr 19, 2009
Submission (arm-triangle choke)
R1 – 0:58
WIN
Tarec Saffiedine
Rich Bondoc
Ultimate Cage Wars 12
Jun 27, 2008
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 2:18
WIN
Tarec Saffiedine
Raymond Jarman
Shooto Belgium: Encounter the Braves
Dec 15, 2007
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Tarec Saffiedine
Sebastian Grandin
Xtreme Gladiators 3
Jun 9, 2007
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 2:38
LOSS
Tarec Saffiedine
Kamil Uygun
Night of the Gladiators
Apr 21, 2007
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Tarec Saffiedine
Guillaume Janvier
Shooto Belgium: Consecration
Mar 31, 2007
Submission (kimura)
R1 – 1:15