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Welterweight Prospects to Collide in Halifax

 
Following an impressive UFC debut in May, China's Li Jingliang will travel to Halifax to battle Canada's own Nordine Taleb on the October 4 UFC Fight Night card headlined by the welterweight showdown between Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine.

Nicknamed "The Leech," Li pounded out a hard-fought split decision victory over David Michaud at UFC 173, and this October he will meet up with two-time Ultimate Fighter competitor Taleb, who is returning to welterweight after a unanimous decision win against Vik Grujic at 185 pounds in April.

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 http://www.ticketatlantic.com. 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 www.ufcfightclub.com 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 UFC.com.
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