South Africa’s Cameron Saaiman to Fight for UFC Contract at Dana White’s Contender Series in Las Vegas
MMA

South Africa’s Cameron Saaiman to Fight for UFC Contract at Dana White’s Contender Series in Las Vegas

  • Extreme Fighting Championship's (EFC) Bantamweight champion Cameron Saaiman will fight for a chance to earn a UFC contract
  • Dana White's Contender Series gives talented mixed martial artists a chance to impress the UFC President
  • Cameron Saaiman won the Bantamweight title at only 21 and will now be looking to showcase his skills in the UFC

South Africa's Cameron Saaiman will be looking to fly the flag high for the country when he competes for a UFC contract.

The current Extreme Fighting Championship's (EFC) Bantamweight champion will be looking to earn a spot on the UFC roster when he competes in Dana White's Contender Series (DWCS).

South Africa, Cameron Saaiman, Fight, UFC, Contract, Dana White's Contender Series, Las Vegas, Mzansi, Sport, World, EFC, Dan White, Dricus du Plessis
South Africa’s Cameron Saaiman is only 21 years old, but he's already taking the mixed martial arts world by storm and is looking to earn a UFC contract next. Image: Jeff Bottari
Source: Getty Images

Cameron took to his Instagram account to confirm that he will be fighting on August 23 in Las Vegas.

Exciting feature: Check out news exactly for YOU ➡️ find "Recommended for you" block and enjoy!

Read also

Villarreal target Sadiq Umar scores first La Liga goal for Almeria against tough opponents

Saaiman is undefeated in the Octagon and made headlines earlier this year when he won the EFC Bantamweight title at only 21 years old.

MSP, as he is also known, will now be looking to showcase his skills on the grand stage.

What is Dana White's Contender Series?

As reported by MMA Fighting, DWCS features a number of fight cards during the year where fighters compete to impress UFC President Dana White and matchmakers Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard.

The fighters choses for the DWCS have never held a UFC contract before and fight in order to earn one. At the end of each fight card, White and his matchmakers award UFC contracts to the fighters that performed the best on the night.

MSP will be looking to prove that he has what it takes to fight for the UFC and join fellow South African and Team CIT teammate Dricus Du Plessis on the roster.

Read also

Life is good for Gabadinho Mhango at Amazulu after dramatic Orlando Pirates departure

Unbeatable Israel Adesanya defends middleweight title at UFC 276, SA fighter Dricus Du Plessis wins his fight

All hail the great Israel Adesanya.

The UFC middleweight champion defended his belt against Jarred Cannonier at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada. The Nigerian-New Zealander fought expertly to win the match with a unanimous decision after five rounds, remaining undefeated.

South Africa's Dricus Du Plessis continued his rise in the middleweight, beating Brad Tavares on points after a highly entertaining three rounds.

Source: Sports Brief News

Tags: