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.