Amir Sadollah improved to 6-3 in his career by taking a split decision over Jorge Lopez in the co-main event of UFC on FUEL TV: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier. Sadollah currently trains out of Richmond, Virginia, with the card taking place in Fairfax, Virginia.
Sadollah was able to avoid taking much damage from Lopez, who is now 0-2 in his UFC career. Lopez is a student of Wanderlei Silva, a current coach on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil.
While the fight lacked much action, Sadollah was able to control Lopez, not suffering much damage when Lopez did convert on three takedowns.
This fight was originally booked for UFC 143, but both fighters ended up pulling out of the card due to injury. Sadollah has now won three of his last four, while Lopez falls to 11-3 in his career.