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Ryan Couture vs. Ross Pearson, Matt Mitrione vs. Philip DeFries and Lorenz Larkin vs. Francis Carmont Amongst Latest UFC Confirmations

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By FCF Staff

The Ultimate Fighting Championship continues to confirm bouts for its upcoming schedule, and several more fights have now been added to the promotion’s April 6th and April 20th events.

Three more bouts have been confirmed for the upcoming, April 6th, UFC on FUEL TV card in Stockholm, Sweden, as Strikeforce vet Ryan Couture (6-1) will make his UFC debut versus lightweight Ross Pearson (16-6), Matt Mitrione (5-2) will take on heavyweight Philip De Fries (9-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) and welterweight  Ben Alloway (13-3) will fight Octagon newcomer Ryan LaFlare (7-0).

The card will be hosted by Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe Arena and will be broadcast on FUEL TV. The event’s headliner will see light-heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson take on Gegard Mousasi.

At middleweight, Strikeforce vet Lorenz Larkin (13-0) will make his promotional debut versus Francis Carmont (20-7) at the next UFC on FOX card, April 20th.

That event will be hosted by San Jose’s HP Pavilion and will feature UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson taking on former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez in the main event.


posted by FCF Staff @ 11:49 am
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