UFC on FOX 28's Ben Saunders finally gets wish to fight in hometown

ORLANDO, Fla. – It’s been 11 years since UFC welterweight Ben Saunders fought in his adopted hometown, but not for lack of trying.

“Fighting here has been a decade-long goal,” Saunders (21-8-2 MMA, 8-5 UFC), who on Saturday meets Alan Jouban (15-6 MMA, 6-4 UFC) at UFC on FOX 28, told MMAjunkie. “I’ve been wanting to fight here – let alone for the UFC – for that long. I’ve visualized it for a very long time.”

Saunders, 34, has trained in Orlando since 2004 and has...

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