March 8th UFC Card Picks up Luke Barnatt Versus Mats Nilsson
By FCF Staff
The UFC’s March 8th “Gustafsson vs. Manuwa” card will feature another Sweden vs. Britain match-up, as the promotion has announced that Mats Nilsson will take on Luke Barnatt.
The upcoming event, which will be hosted by London’s O2 Arena, will see Swedish light-heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson take on England’s Jimi Manuwa in the main event.
Nilsson (11-2-1) arrives in the UFC having won consecutive bouts with Cage Warriors Fighting Championship. The middleweight, who is from Helsinborg, Sweden, is 4-1 in his last five bouts.
Barnatt (7-0) has defeated Colin Hart and most recently Andrew Craig since competing on the 17th Season of “The Ultimate Fighter”. The 6’6′ tall fighter is from Cambridge, England.