114: Amir Sadollah vs Dong Hyun Kim on tap for May 29
By Jesse Holland
Electrifying welterweight strikers Amir Sadollah (3-1)
and Dong Hyun Kim (12-0-1) have agreed to throw
leather on the upcoming UFC 114 fight card,
tentatively scheduled for the MGM Grand Garden Arena
in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 29 according to
than a year on the sidelines, Sadollah finally got
back into the cage at UFC 101 last September in his
welterweight debut. Unfortunately his return was short
lived after Johnny Hendricks put him down in the first
didn't seem to bother him much, as he came firing back
and put an ass whooping on veteran Phil Baroni at UFC
106 just two months later.
The Ultimate Fighter 7
champ quickly made it two in a row, again dominating
his opponent at UFC Fight Night 20 when he gave Brad
Blackburn three rounds of hell just last month.
gets to prove his merit in a very crowded division
against the tough-as-nails Korean.
scored a unanimous decision win over Brazilian
jiu-jitsu stylist TJ Grant at UFC 100: "Lesnar vs. Mir
2" back in July 2009. The convincing victory over the
Canadian was important because Kim had previously been
involved in two close matches that could have gone
originally penciled in to butt heads with Chris Lytle
"Down Under" at UFC 110, but was forced to withdraw
from the event due to injury.
UFC 114 will
feature the long overdue light heavyweight grudge
match between bitter rivals and former TUF 10 coaches
"Suga'" Rashad Evans and Quinton "Rampage" Jackson.
Also on tap
for the main card is the return of Diego Sanchez to
the welterweight division opposite John Hathaway.