The UFC announced today that a light heavyweight bout between former PRIDE standout Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and fast-rising Swedish star Alexander Gustafsson has been inked for the main event of UFC Sweden on April 14. The event, also dubbed “UFC on FUEL 2,” will take place at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm and will be broadcast live on FUEL TV.
“Sweden has been on our radar for a long time and on April 14, we’re excited to finally bring the UFC to Stockholm,” UFC President Dana White said today. “We’re putting together a great card for the Swedish fans. I can’t wait to get there in April!”
The card also features bouts between Siyar Bahadurzada and Paulo Thiago, DaMarques Johnson and John Maguire, Jörgen Kruth and Cyrille Diabate, Magnus Cedenblad and Francis Carmont, Brian Stann and Alessio Sakara, Brad Pickett and Damacio Page and James Head and Papy Abedi.
Tickets go on sale for the event to UFC Fight Club members on Wednesday and to the general public on Friday.