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UFC Stockholm Preview: Light Heavyweights Take Center Stage in Main, Co-Main Events

BY AUSTIN DENTON

The Octagon makes its way to the country of Sweden for the sixth time in its history, and in the main event of the evening, the MMA’s pride of Sweden, Alexander Gustafsson, looks to get back into the light heavyweight title contention, when he takes on former light heavyweight title challenger, Anthony Smith. 1,306 more words

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8 burning questions heading into UFC on ESPN+ 11: Does Gustafsson still have it?

The UFC pays a visit to Sweden on Saturday for UFC on ESPN+ 11. Like the promotion’s past two visits to the country, the card is headlined by a light heavyweight bout featuring Sweden’s own Alexander Gustafsson, who faces Anthony Smith. 1,660 more words

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Ilir Latifi injured, bout vs. Volkan Oezdemir scratched from UFC Stockholm

Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 11 event has lost its co-main event just two days out.

Ilir Latifi (14-6 MMA, 7-4 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled light heavyweight matchup with Volkan Oezdemir (15-4 MMA, 3-3 UFC) due to a back injury. 99 more words

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Light Heavyweight showcase at UFC Stockholm

The last time we saw Alexander Gustafsson he was eating a bevy of strikes from Jon Jones in round three of their championship bout at UFC 232. 1,010 more words

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UFC on ESPN+ 11: How to watch Gustafsson vs. Smith, fight card, start time, streaming info

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Prior to UFC 234, Anderson Silva made it very clear why he’d accepted a fight with Israel Adesanya. It was simple, he said. UFC President Dana White had promised him a title shot if he won. 616 more words

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