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Two UFC 176 Cancelled Fight’s Moved To UFC Fight Night 49

Andrew Ravens

Walmir Lazaro

With UFC 176 getting cancelled there are several fights that need new homes and the UFC has moved two fight’s to UFC Fight Night 49.

A lightweight fight between Tony Martin and Beneil Dariush and then James Vick and Walmir Lazaro will be added to UFC Fight Night 49.

Beneil Dariush (7-1) He has 2 knockouts, 4 submissions and 1 decision victories in his MMA career. Prior to joining the UFC he was on a six fight winning streak. He made that debut against Charlie Brenneman and won via Rear-Naked Choke at UFC Fight Night – Rockhold vs. Philippou on Jan / 15 / 2014. In his next fight he lost to Ramsey Nijem at UFC Fight Night – Minotauro vs. Nelson on Apr / 11 / 2014 via 1st RD TKO.

Tony Martin (8-1) Has six submissions and 2 wins by decision, he has never been knocked out. Prior to joining the UFC he was on a eight fight winning streak. He made his UFC debut against Rashid Magomedov and lost that fight by unanimous decision at UFC 169 – Barao vs. Faber 2 on / 01 / 2014.

The event takes place Aug. 23 at BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. It will air on Fox Sports 1.

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