Amir Sadollah Vs. Johny Hendricks Penciled In For UFC 101

0

Fiveouncesofpain.com has the scoop on this UFC 101 bout:

Amir Sadollah’s first bout since winning the seventh season of The Ultimate Fighter last June won’t be an easy one. Sources have confirmed that Sadollah’s welterweight debut will take place at on Aug. 8 at UFC 101 vs. former NCAA champion Johny Hendricks.

FiveOuncesOfPain.com was the first site to confirm with sources close to Hendricks that he has signed and submitted his bout agreement. A source close to Sadollah has indicated that he has verbally agreed to the bout and that a signed and submitted bout agreement is considered a formality.

Sadollah, 1-0, had never fought pro before being selected to compete on the seventh season of TUF. En route to winning the show’s middleweight championship, Sadollah successfully defeated Gerald Harris, Matt Brown, and C.B. Dollaway (twice).

The New York native had been scheduled to fight Nick Catone at UFC 91 in November and UFC Fight Night 17 in February but was forced to withdraw both times due to injury.

DISCUSS THIS NEWS IN THE MMANEWS.COM FORUMS >>

See great martial arts competitions on satellite tv. At InternetLion, we know all of the best satellite tv services that will get you the channels you want at the prices you need! See what’s in store for you today!

Want to advertise your site in this space? E-mail the website staff today!

Latest Episode of the MMA News Podcast (View All)

Latest MMA News

Glover Teixeira

Glover Teixeira on Alexander Gustafsson Bout: ‘It Will Probably Last All Rounds’

Glover Teixeira is preparing for a five-round war against Alexander Gustafsson. Teixeira will go one-on-one with Gustafsson this Sunday night (May 28) inside the Ericsson Globe...
Jessica Eye

Jessica Eye on TUF 25 Finale: ‘I’m Basically Fighting For my Job’

Jessica Eye knows her spot on the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) roster is in jeopardy. Eye will battle Aspen Ladd inside the T-Mobile Arena in...
Michael Page

Michael Page Says He’s Lost a ‘Hell of a Lot of Respect’ For Paul...

Michael Page isn't fond of Paul Daley's actions after his Bellator 179 bout this past Friday night (May 19). Daley took on Rory MacDonald inside...
Al Iaquinta

Al Iaquinta on UFC Athlete Retreat: ‘I Felt Uncomfortable Being There’

Al Iaquinta still isn't chummy with the folks at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). When "Raging" announced his return to the Octagon, many thought he...
Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather: ‘I Look Forward to Signing my End of The Deal’ to Fight...

If Floyd Mayweather signs on the dotted line, he will get his super fight with Conor McGregor. Late last week, McGregor signed his portion of...

As Expected, Vitor Belfort Will Not Retire Following UFC 212

Yes, UFC 212 marks the final fight in the UFC career of former champion Vitor Belfort. But "The Phenom" is not walking away from competition...
video

UFC Fight Night 114 Will Feature Flyweights Sergio Pettis, Brandon Moreno

A flyweight battle between Sergio Pettis and Brandon Moreno will headline UFC Fight Night 114, the promotion announced. The card takes place August 5 from...
Cris Cyborg

Angela Magana Speaks Out on Incident Involving Cris Cyborg

UFC fighter - yes, she is still under contract with the UFC - Angela Magana was reportedly involved in an incident with Cris Cyborg...
Santiago Ponzinibbio

Santiago Ponzinibbio on Gunnar Nelson Bout: ‘I Was Already Expecting a Big Fight’

Santiago Ponzinibbio says he knew he'd get a step up in competition after winning four in a row. On July 16, Ponzinibbio will meet Gunnar...
Rory MacDonald

Rory MacDonald Says Winning is a ‘Good Feeling to Have Back’

It took Rory MacDonald a while to get back in the win column, but he did so in dominant fashion. Before stepping inside the SSE...