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

Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story

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 UFC Fight Pass at 3:00 PM ET)
Rick Story def. Gunnar Nelson by way of Split Decision (47-48, 49-46, 50-44)
Max Holloway def. Akira Corassani by way of TKO (Strikes) 3:11 of Round 1
Ilir Latifi def. Jan Blachowicz by way of TKO (Liver Kick and Strikes) 1:58 of Round 1
Mike Wilkinson def. Niklas Backstrom by way of KO (Punches) 1:19 of Round 1

Prelims (On UFC Fight Pass at 12:10 PM ET)
Magnus Cedenblad def. Scott Askham by way of Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Nico Musoke def. Alexander Yakovlev by way of Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Dennis Siver def. Charles Rosa by way of Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Cathal Pendred def. Gasan Umalatov by way of Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Krzysztof Jotko def. Tor Troeng by way of Unanimous Decision
Mairbek Taisumov def. Marcin Bandel by way of TKO (Strikes) 1:01 of Round 1
Zubaira Tukhugov def. Ernest Chavez by way of TKO (Strikes) 4:21 of Round 1