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Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017

UFC Announces Gustafsson – Teixeira, Three Other Bouts For Stockholm Card

Glover Teixeira (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

Recently it was reported that the UFC was hoping to book a bout between Glover Teixeira and Alexander Gustafsson for a May 28th card in Stockholm, Sweden, and now the promotion’s announced the fight. In addition, three other bouts have been booked for the upcoming card.

Sweden’s Gustafsson (17-4) scored a decision win over Jan Blachowicz in his last bout, which took place in September. Brazil’s Teixeira (26-5), meanwhile, earned a unanimous decision victory over Jared Cannonier earlier this month at UFC 208.

In addition to the light-heavyweight main event, the UFC has confirmed the following match-ups will take place on May 28th: Magnus Cedenblad (14-5) vs. middleweight Chris Camozzi (24-12), heavyweight Christian Colombo (8-2-1) vs. Damian Grabowski (20-4), and  Jack Hermansson (14-3) vs. middleweight Alex Nicholson (7-3).

The event will be hosted by the Ericsson Globe.

posted by FCF Staff @ 10:40 am
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