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UFC Singapore to be Headlined by Ellenberger vs Saffiedine, Four More Fights Revealed

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The card for the UFC’s Singapore Fight Night event is filling up fast. The event was only officially confirmed yesterday, and we already have five fights revealed.

In the main event, Jake Ellenberger will meet former Strikeforce champ Tarec Saffiedine, who will be making his UFC debut.

Also official are previously rumored match ups between Tatsuya Kawajiri and Hacran Dias, and lightweights Katsunori Kikuno and Quinn Mulhern.

Additionally, the UFC has announced that Kiichi Kunimoto will face Hyun Gyu Lim at welterweight, and Kyung Ho Kang will take on Shunichi Shimizu at bantamweight.

Kunimoto will be making his UFC debut at the event, entering the octagon on a four fight winning streak. He is now 15-5-2 in his seven year MMA career. Lim meanwhile has remained unbeaten in his two UFC fights, advancing his record to 12-3-1, and his win streak to seven fights.

Kang made his UFC debut in March, where his loss to Alex Caceres was turned into a No Contest after Caceres tested positive for marijuana. He subsequently dropped a unanimous decision to Chico Camus at UFC 164. He is now 11-7.

Shimizu is currently riding a five fight winning streak, and for one reason or another, has racked up 10 draws over his career. He is now 28-8-10.

UFC Fight Night Singapore will take place on January 4 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

The current confirmed card is as follows.

• Jake Ellenberger vs. Tarec Saffiedine
• Hacran Dias vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri
• Kiichi Kunimoto vs. Hyun Gyu Lim
• Kyung Ho Kang vs. Shunichi Shimizu
• Katsunori Kikuno vs. Quinn Mulhern