Found January 19, 2013 on hov-mma:
The UFC is going international once again for its 9th Fuel TV show. The promotion will be visiting Sweden almost a year later to the date of their debut in the land of the midnight sun. Once again, native son Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson  (15-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) will headlining the show on his very own stomping grounds where he will be putting his six-fight winning streak on the line. His opponent will be Strikeforce import and two-division DREAM champion Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi (33-3-2 MMA, UFC debut). This Light Heavyweight battle could very well decide the next opponent for the winner of Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen for the divisions title, those two will do battle three weeks later in New Jersey. UFC on Fuel TV 9: Gustafsson vs. Mousasi will take place on April 6th inside of the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Stayed tuned here as more bouts are announced for the first of four UFC cards during the month of April. H/T - badboy

Alexander Gustafsson Welcomes Gegard Mousasi to UFC in Sweden

On Saturday morning, it was announced Alexander Gustafsson (Pictured) will be rolling out the welcome wagon for former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi. The event takes place April 6th inside Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The same venue hosted the Octagon’s Swedish debut this past April. Gustafsson will be riding a six-fight winning streak into...

UFC star Belfort calls out 'clown' Sonnen, Jones after KO of Bisping

Vitor Belfort wasted no time in trying to set up his next match by using his post-fight interview at UFC on FX 7 in Sao Paulo, Brazil to call Chael Sonnen a "clown" and ask for a rematch with Jon Jones — the light heavyweight champion. "Kick him out," Belfort said of Sonnen right after stopping Michael Bisping in the second round Saturday.  "Let me fight...

Chael Sonnen Responds to Vitor Belfort’s Insults

Although Chael Sonnen (Pictured) was halfway across the globe serving as a panelist for FUEL TV in Los Angeles, he quickly became the hottest name in Brazil on Saturday night. After Vitor Belfort beat Michael Bisping in jiu jitsu country, Belfort insulted “that clown” Sonnen while begging UFC management to allow him to take Uncle Chael’s place against light heavyweight king...

Brother vs. Brother: Jon Jones Makes His Pick for Ravens vs. Patriots

The world will be watching Sunday’s AFC Championship Game very closely, but nobody has as much skin in the pigskin game as the Joneses.  Everybody already knows the Baltimore Ravens will be looking to upset the New England Patriots to punch their ticket to the Super Bowl, but the underlying story is older brother Arthur Jones, who plays defensive end for the Ravens, hopes his...

Rashad Evans is considering the cut to 185, but he has to deal with Nogueira on FOX first

This must be a tough time to be an MMA fighter. It seems like the only one true tactic at getting anywhere in the middleweight or light heavyweight division is to wait and hope for some sort of interim champion situation, because Jon Jones is essentially unbeatable (as far as we know) and Anderson Silva [...]

Chandler Jones won’t even tell his own brother the status of his injury

The New England Patriots have a very simple policy in place within their entire organization when it comes to injures — don’t say a word. Bill Belichick provides the absolute minimum amount of information that the league requires him to provide when players are hurt. And even then, he still lies. Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones will be facing his brother, Baltimore Ravens...

Vitor Belfort Beats Michael Bisping, Blasts ‘Clown’ Chael Sonnen

Michael Bisping was one win away from earning a shot at Anderson Silva’s UFC middleweight crown. Instead, Vitor Belfort (Pictured) decided to play spoiler and posted a TKO win over “The Count” on Saturday night in Brazil. Naturally, after foiling Bisping’s plans, Belfort requested a title shot since he beat the man who was supposed to get next dibs. However, “The Phenom”...
MMA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.