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