UFC’s Akira Corassani to Battle Sam Sicilia Next
By FCF Staff
UFC on FOX 14 will feature yet another Swedish fighter in action, as the promotion’s announced that the nation’s Akira Corassani will battle American featherweight, Sam Sicilia.
The January 24th card will be hosted by Stockholm’s Tele2 Arena, and will feature Swedish star, Alexander Gustafsson, taking on Anthony Johnson in the headliner.
Corassani (12-5) will be looking to end a two fight losing skid, as the vet is coming off stoppage losses to Dustin Poirier and Max Holloway. Prior to the defeats the featherweight had won three in a row.
Sicilia (13-5) was submitted by Katsunori Kikuno in his last outing, after he decisioned Aaron Philipps in May. The noted slugger is 2-3 in his last 5 scraps.
UFC on FOX 14 will also feature Dan Henderson taking on middleweight Gegard Mousasi, and Ryan Bader versus light-heavyweight Phil Davis.