Besam Yousef Gets New Opponent for UFC 154
According to MMAMania.com Sweden’s Besam Yousef (6-1) is now set to face Matt Riddle (6-3) at the UFC 154 on 17th of November in Montreal, Canada. Riddle will step in on short notice for Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson who had to withdraw from the fight due to a knee injury.
Former Ultimate Fighter contestant Matt Riddle is one of the few fighters who have fought their whole professional career in the UFC. Riddle has gone 6-3 (+ 1 NC) in the UFC with a notable win over DaMarques Johnson. In his latest bout Riddle submitted Chris Clements with a arm triangle choke in the third round but the official result was later overturned by the athletic commission due to Riddle failing his post-fight drug test.