Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 4/12/12
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By Brian Stann: Although I spent many years overseas during my time in the Marines, I consider myself to now be something of a stay-at-home fighter. I've fought the majority of my mixed martial arts career at home in the United States and have, in fact, only competed outside America once and that was a 2009 fight with Krzysztof Soszynski in Quebec, Canada – hardly the other side of the world. This all changes on Saturday night, however, when I showcase my skills in front of 15,000 Swedish fight fans in Stockholm. I'm actually writing this fight week blog from my Stockholm hotel and couldn't be happier to expand my horizons and take my show on the road. I've never been to this part of the world before and am currently feeding off the anticipation that precedes the event. All of the Swedish fans I've met seem to be super-pumped for the event and that only makes me hungrier to put on a real show. It's an honor to have been picked by the UFC to represent them as they seek to break int...
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