Archive: gunnar nelson

Apr 2, 2015 1:28 pm

Gunnar Nelson vs. John Hathaway set for UFC 189

A welterweight bout between Gunnar Nelson (13-1-1 MMA) and John Hathaway (17-2 MMA) is the latest addition to July’s stacked UFC 189 card in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the fight yesterday. Gunnar Nelson is coming off the first loss of his mixed martial arts career, which he suffered to Rick Story this past October...

Oct 7, 2014 5:07 am

QUICK TWITT: Gunnar Nelson And Rick Story Post Fight

At UFC Fight Night Stockholm, Rick Story handed Gunnar Nelson the first loss of his professional career after 5 rounds. After the bout, Nelson pulled Story aside for a picture. Rick Story, thanks for a great fight. @Rick_Story #UFCStockholm @UFC_UK @UFC — Gunnar Nelson (@GunniNelson) October 5, 2014

Oct 5, 2014 9:12 am

PHOTO | Controversial Scorecard Revealed For Nelson vs. Story Fight

Yesterday morning during the reading of the scorecards for the main event of UFC Fight Night Stockholm, one judge scored the bout 48-47 in favor of Gunnar Nelson, with the remaining two judges scoring it for Story with the score as 49-46, and event 50-44 with Nelson losing a rare 10-8 round. Needless to say,...

Oct 5, 2014 8:50 am

Rick Story Wants To Be More Than Tough, Wants Title Shot

Rick Story is coming off a win against Gunnar Nelson yesterday at UFC Fight Night Stockholm, however that doesn’t mean he’s content with his situation. Story spoke to MMAJunkie about his win, and what he wants to do next. “At this point, every performance is going to be one of the most important for my...

Oct 4, 2014 2:01 pm

UFC Fight Night 53: Story Snaps Nelson’s Undefeated Streak

Rick Story was once “The Next Big Thing” in the welterweight division. A loss to Charlie Brenneman in 2011 derailed his fast-track to the title and he was never able to regain his momentum after that. Gunnar “Gunny” Nelson was experiencing the same amount of attention from fans and media— and it was well deserved....

Oct 4, 2014 9:04 am

“UFC Fight Night 53: Nelson vs. Story” Official Results

UFC kicks off the first event of their double header today with a card headlined by Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story! The event will air live on UFC Fight Pass from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Join us here at BJPENN.COM for up to the minute live results and updates! Main card (On...

Oct 3, 2014 10:14 am

PHOTOS | UFC Fight Night 53 Staredowns

UFC Fight Night 53 takes place tomorrow night from Stockholm Sweden, and will be headlined by Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story. In case you missed the weigh ins for the event, you can see the staredown photos here. Main event: Gunnar Nelson vs. Rick Story Co-main event: Akira Corassani vs. Max Holloway

Oct 3, 2014 8:05 am

UFC Fight Night 53 weigh-in results: All 20 fighters on weight

The UFC Fight Night 53 weigh-ins took place earlier today in Stockholm, and all 20 competitors were successful in making their respective weight cuts. The weigh-ins took place at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, which is the same venue that will host this Saturday’s UFC Fight Pass-streamed event. UFC Fight Night 53 is headlined by a...

Oct 2, 2014 9:36 am

Inside The Octagon: UFC Fight Night 53 Main Card Preview

UFC Fight Night 53 takes place this Saturday in Stockholm, and to get fans ready, Dan Hardy and John Gooden preview the main card in the following video: The full fight card is as follows: Main Card (UFC Fight Pass) Gunnar Nelson vs. Rick Story Akira Corassani vs. Max Holloway Ilir Latifi vs. Jan Błachowicz...

Aug 14, 2014 9:15 am

UFC Fight Night 53 lineup finalized with 11 bouts

The world famous octagon will return to Sweden for “UFC Fight Night 53,” an 11 bout fight card that takes place October 4 live from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm. The event is headlined by a welterweight clash between Rick Story (17-8 MMA, 10-6 UFC)and Gunnar Nelson (13-0-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC). Gunnar Nelson is coming...

Jul 15, 2014 7:49 am

McGregor’s Coach: ‘Ring rust is an excuse for those who do this part-time’

Fans all over the world are waiting to see Conor McGregor make his return to the Octagon for the first time since last August. And while he has been criticized for his seemingly overnight superstardom, McGregor’s long time coach, John Kavanaugh feels that McGregor has put in the work to not only return as the...

Apr 30, 2014 4:21 pm

Gunnar Nelson vs. Ryan LaFlare set for UFC Fight Night in Dublin‏

Two undefeated welterweights will collide at July’s ‘UFC Fight Night’ event in Dublin, as UFC officials recently announced that Gunnar Nelson (12-0-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) will meet Ryan LaFlare (11-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) in a key 170-pound contest. Iceland’s Gunnar Nelson improved his record to a perfect 12-0 by submitting Omari Akhmedov with a first-round...

Mar 8, 2014 3:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 37 Bonuses: Gustaffson Doubles Up, Two More Take Home $50k

After a great afternoon of fights on UFC Fight Pass, three fighters picked up bonus money for their efforts in London. The Fight of the Night Award went to main event fighters Alexander Gustaffson and Jimi Manuwa, who put on an exciting, fast paced fight that ended in the second frame, when Gustafsson connected with...

Jan 24, 2014 6:13 am

Ross Pearson Out; Michael Johnson In Vs. Melvin Guillard At UFN 37

Unfortunately for the London fans who will be attending UFC Fight Night 37 on March 8, one hometown hero will have to pull out of his fight. Ross Pearson most recently fought Melvin Guillard, in what was a fantastic battle up until the unfortunate illegal knee which caused the fight ending cut on Pearson’s forehead....

Oct 30, 2013 10:11 am

Gunnar Nelson Involved in Near-Fatal Car Accident | UFC News

UFC welterweight staple Gunnar Nelson found himself in the midst of a harrowing occurrence this past weekend, as he (riding shotgun) and three other individuals had gone off the road in a pickup truck. That wasn’t even the tip of the iceberg, no pun intended, for the group then found themselves rolling approximately 3 to 4 times before coming to a halt with their...

Apr 10, 2013 10:24 am

Gunnar Nelson injured, Rick Story in against Mike Pyle

Welterweight Gunnar Nelson announced via his personal twitter account that an undisclosed injury, suffered during his preparations to fight Mike Pyle, will require surgery, which has forced him to withdraw from the bout at UFC 160. Rick Story will replace the icelandic rising star on what is scheduled to be the FX main event. Therefore,...

Feb 28, 2013 9:47 pm

Gunnar Nelson vs Mike Pyle Announced For UFC 160 | UFC NEWS

The latest addition to the May 25th UFC 160 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas is a welterweight matchup between Iceland’s Gunnar Nelson and UFC veteran Mike Pyle. The news was first reported by, but UFC executives have yet to formally announce the contest. Gunnar Nelson will make a quick turnaround...

Dec 13, 2012 12:30 pm

Edwards vs. Nelson Set For UFC on FUEL TV 7 | UFC NEWS

A welterweight contest between Justin Edwards and Gunnar Nelson has been booked for the UFC’s February trip to London. UFC officials announced the bout earlier today. UFC on FUEL TV 7 is set to go down at the famous Wembley Arena in London, England on February 16th. At the time of this report it was...

Nov 27, 2012 10:11 am

Pascal Krauss vs Mike Stumpf set for UFC on FOX 6 in Chicago | UFC News

A welterweight match-up between Pascal Krauss (10-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Mike Stumpf (11-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC on Fox 6 card set for January 26th in Chicago. Krauss will enter the octagon for the first time since a decision loss to John Hathaway at UFC on FOX 3 in May....

Sep 17, 2012 8:44 am

Rich Attonito steps in to meet Gunnar Nelson at UFC on FUEL TV 5 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Rich Attonito (10-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has stepped in to replace an injured Pascal Krauss and will now fight Gunnar Nelson (9-0-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at UFC on FUEL TV 5. The former NCAA Division I wrestler, Attonito, joined the UFC after competing on “The Ultimate Fighter 11.” He won three of his first four...

Jul 9, 2012 6:29 pm

Krauss vs. Nelson Added To UFC on FUEL TV 5 | UFC NEWS

23 year old Iceland native, and talented submission specialist Gunnar Nelson will be facing German Pascal Krauss who is also known to be a submission specialist at UFC on Fuel TV 5 on Sept 29, 2012 in Nottingham, England. Nelson a Renzo Gracie jiu jitsu black belt and a karate black belt won nine consecutive...