Found January 19, 2013 on Tito Couture:
Strikeforce’s Gegard Mousasi will get his UFC feet wet quick with a shot at one of the top 205lb contenders, Alexander Gustafsson.  The fight will take place in Gustafsson’s home country of Sweden on April 6th, at the Ericsson Globe Arena.  This is be a big step up for Mousasi, but could solidify himself against one of top prospects in the UFC.  A win for Gustafsson could propel him to a fight with Jon Jones in the Fall. The UFC released a statement from Executive Vice President, Garry Cook on the success of Swedish events. “Sweden is an incredible market for the UFC and we’re excited to once again bring a major UFC card to the Ericsson Globe Arena,” Garry Cook, UFC Executive Vice President and Managing Director EMEA, said. “Alexander Gustafsson is a big star in Sweden and has quickly grown in popularity worldwide thanks to his success in the Octagon. We know the fans in Sweden will make the Ericsson Globe Arena an absolutely electric atmosphere as he takes on the very talented Gega...
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