Sunday, the UFC makes its return to Sweden, for UFC Fight Night 109, one of the greatest overseas markets. A card loaded with European talent ought to likewise supply insight into the future of a number of essential divisions.
Main event the card will be Sweden’s most significant star, Alexander Gustafsson, versus fellow previous title opposition Glover Teixeira. Both men remain in the title hunt with the title image doing not have contenders.
In addition to that, Volkan Oezdemir and Misha Cirkunov will likewise battle in the light heavyweight department in the co-main event, with the winner definitely in the title mix also.
Names such as Ben Saunders and Jack Hermansson, to name a few, will likewise grace the card. With that, let’s have a look at the card, break down each fight and make some forecasts.
Gustafsson, from Stockholm, fought former champ Jon Jones for the belt at UFC 165 and lost a narrow decision. He combated existing champ Daniel Cormier for the title at UFC 192 in October 2015 and lost a split call. Teixeira combated Jones for the belt at UFC 172 and dropped an unanimous decision.
Now each fighter needs to go through the other if he wishes to return into title contention for a prospective shot at the winner of the rematch between Cormier and Jones, which takes place at UFC 214 in July.
Full Fight Card
The full UFC Fight Night 109 card consists of:
MAIN CARD (FS1, 1 p.m. ET).
Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira.
Misha Cirkunov vs. Volkan Oezdemir.
Ben Saunders vs. Peter Sobotta.
Omari Akhmedov vs. Abdul Razak Alhassan.
Oliver Enkamp vs. Nordine Taleb.
Jack Hermansson vs. Alex Nicholson.
PRELIMINARY CARD (FS1, 11 a.m. ET ).
Pedro Munhoz vs. Damian Stasiak.
Chris Camozzi vs. Trevor Smith.
Reza Madadi vs. Joaquim Silva.
Nico Musoke vs. Bojan Velickovic.
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 9:30 a.m. ET ).
Jessin Ayari vs. Darren Till.
Damir Hadzovic vs. Marcin Held.