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October 6th 2014

Wilkinson felt "disrespected" by Backstrom

British featherweight Mike Wilkinson made a triumphant return to the UFC Octagon this past Saturday in Stockholm, Sweden with an upset KO win over Niklas Backstrom. "I can't explain how it feels to go from a loss, to being injured, to having surgery, to this," said Wilkinson after his win. "He said he was being matched up to win. He disrespected me. There was no...
October 6th 2014

Blachowicz says TKO win over Latifi "is just the beginning"

Former KSW light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz thunderously announced his arrival in the UFC this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 53 in Sweden with a quick TKO win over home country fighter Ilir Latifi. It was a well-placed body kick that hurt Latifi, and the follow up strikes brought Jan's opponent to the floor where the Polish athlete finished the fight with...
October 3rd 2014

Full UFC Fight Night 54 weigh-in video and results

The second of the UFC's Fight Night double-bill on October 4th will take place in Nova Scotia, Canada, with UFC Fight Night 54. The card will be headlined by welterweights Tarec Saffiedine and home country hero Rory MacDonald. Watch the full weigh-in video below (live at 8pm BST). Full weigh-in results: Main card  Rory MacDonald (170) vs. Tarec Saffiedine...
October 3rd 2014

Full UFC Fight Night 53 weigh-in video and results

The UFC returns to Sweden tomorrow night with UFC Fight Night 53, headlined by a welterweight contest between Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story. Watch the full weigh-in video below. Full weigh-in results: Main card  Gunnar Nelson (170) vs. Rick Story (170) Akira Corassani (145) vs. Max Holloway (145) Ilir Latifi (204) vs. Jan Blachowicz (205) Niklas Backstrom...
October 3rd 2014

Gunnar Nelson believes he's three wins away from a title shot

Undefeated welterweight Gunnar Nelson was talked about more than most debuting UFC fighters are after his first fight for the promotion in 2012 against DaMarques Johnson, which he won via submission. The fighter from Iceland now has four UFC fights under his belt and has won post-fight bonuses in his past two. Set to appear in his first main event opposite Rick...
October 3rd 2014

Gambling Guide: UFC Fight Night 53 & 54

The UFC has another double-bill of Fight Night events this weekend as MMA first promotion first returns to Stockholm, Sweden with UFC Fight Night 53 before the action jumps over to Nova Scotia, Canada with UFC Fight Night 54. As there have been very few lines released in advance, I have taken only the main and co-main events of both cards.    UFC Fight Night...
October 3rd 2014

[Video] Friday Fight: Nelson vs Johnson

Undefeated Icelandic fighter Gunnar Nelson has looked impressive thus far in his run in the UFC's 170lb division. With an overall pro MMA record of 13-0-1 (4-0 in the UFC), he is now scheduled to take on Rick Story in the main event of UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm, Sweden this weekend. In this week's 'Friday Fight' we look back at Gunnar's UFC debut at UFC on...
October 3rd 2014

[Video] UFC Fight Night Stockholm: On the Fly - Fight Week

It's the week of a UFC Fight Night double-bill and things will kick-off with a card in Stockholm, Sweden, headlined by Gunnar Nelson vs Rick Story. In the latest episode of the UFC's On the Fly series, we follow the UFC Fight Night 53 fighters through their final days of fight preparation as they cut weight, talk to the media and face-off before the October 4th...