Archive: stockholm

Nov 5, 2014 3:52 pm

Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine Possible For January Event

In what is surely to quickly become a highly anticipated matchup, Matt Brown could face Tarec Saffiedine on January 24th in Stockholm Sweden. Kimura.se broke the news of the potential matchup earlier today. Brown is coming off a loss against Robbie Lawler earlier this summer, which snapped a 7-fight win streak for ‘The Immortal’. Saffiedine...

Oct 20, 2014 9:37 am

Gustafsson vs. Evans Targeted For January Main Event In Sweden

The UFC has been rumored to be targeting a bout between Alexander Gustafsson for some time now, but with Evans still being sidelined until 2015, nothing has materialized. Evans is currently recovering from a torn ACL, and hasn’t been in the Octagon since finishing Chael Sonnen in the first round of their bout almost exactly...

Oct 19, 2014 10:03 am

Swedish MMA Federation Looks To Improve Matchmaking Process

Earlier this month the UFC held UFC Fight Night Stockholm, in Sweden, which was headlined by a welterweight bout between Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story. The bout saw Nelson pick up the first loss of his professional career after 5 grueling rounds. Ahead of the card however, fight fans criticized the commission for several matchup...

Oct 6, 2014 3:36 pm

Will Conor McGregor Win A Title?

Conor McGregor is a very polarizing figure in the UFC. Either you like him or you don’t. One thing that can’t be debated however, is McGregor’s dominance in the UFC. His recent win over Dustin Poirier extended his undefeated UFC streak to 4, and his win streak to 11. Leading up to UFC Fight Night...

Oct 5, 2014 3:56 pm

Holloway Admits He Was “Feeling Bad” For Pummeling Corassani

Max Holloway finished Akira Corassani in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Stockholm yesterday in pretty brutal fashion. The finish was considered by many to be a late stoppage on the referee’s part, something Holloway agreed with. He spoke to media members following the win at the post-fight press conference saying: “I was like,...

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 3, 2014 10:47 am

REPLAY! UFC Fight Night Stockholm Weigh-Ins

In case you missed the UFC Fight Night Stockholm weigh ins earlier today you can re-watch the event below. UFC Fight Night Stockholm will be streamed exclusively on UFC Fight Pass, and will feature a headline bout between Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story. The co-main event will be between Akira Corassani vs. Max Holloway.

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

Sep 30, 2014 5:02 am

Niklas Backstrom Explains Why He Doesn’t Want His Family At Fight Night 53

Niklas Backstrom is set to return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night Stockholm this Saturday in his home country of Sweden. Backstrom is teammates with Alexander Gustafsson, and was one of his teammates featured in the UFC’s mini documentary, which you can watch HERE. He spoke to MMAJunkie about why he doesn’t like his...

Sep 29, 2014 10:27 am

Commission Explains Why Taylor Lapilus Was Denied Licensing To Fight

Earlier today it was reported that Taylor Lapilus had been removed from this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night Stockholm card in his bout against Dennis Siver. The only reason given as to why Lapilus was removed from the card was that the Swedish Mixed Martial Arts Federation felt he wasn’t a suitable opponent for Siver. Charles...

Sep 29, 2014 9:33 am

Stories From Stockholm: Swedish Giants

This Saturday the UFC hits Stockholm Sweden for UFC Fight Night Stockholm. Sweden is quickly becoming a hotspot for MMA talent, including Alexander Gustafsson, Ilir Latifi, Tor Troeng and more. Check out the mini-documentary from the UFC.

Sep 29, 2014 8:34 am

Dennis Siver Gets Last Minute Replacement For UFC Fight Night Stockholm

This past weekend it was being reported that Dennis Siver was left without an opponent for his UFC Fight Night Stockholm bout this Saturday, October 4th. Now it seems that Charles Rosa, who is 9-0 as a professional will be stepping in on just a weeks notice to face Siver. The UFC stated in a...

Jul 29, 2014 8:03 am

Dennis Siver Returning To The Octagon For FN 53 Bout

UFC featherweight Dennis Siver will be returning from a suspension to face Robert Whiteford in Sweden at UFC Fight Night 53, which takes place October 4th from Stockholm Sweden. Siver was suspended following his unanimous decision win over Manny Gamburyan at UFC 168 in December after failing his post fight drug test and testing positive...