UFC Fight Night 109 takes place today at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden and will air on FS1.
The fight card was headlined by the return of ‘The Mauler’ Alexander Gustafsson taking on Glover Teixeira. This was an intriguing matchup as both men once challenged former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones for the belt before he was stripped of the title. What a scrap this one. One of the best fights in recent memory. A back and forth brawl that ended with Teixeira being knocked out in the fifth and final round. Gustafsson then proposed to his girlfriend inside the octagon.
The UFC honored the victims and families of the attack in Manchester, England last week with a brief moment of silence to open up the card on FS1.
The co-main event of the fight card paired two top light heavyweight fighters in Misha Cirkunov and Volkan Oezdemir. If you blinked, you missed this one. It took only 28 second for Oezdemir to clip Cirkunov behind the ear and TKO the submission artist.
— The Filthy Few (@vicbang_mma) May 28, 2017
What a way to kick off the UFC Fight Pass portion of the card in Stockholm. Damir Hadzovic defeated Marcin Held with a knockout from a knee just seven seconds into the third round. Held was going in for a takedown when he was caught.
— Mike Bohn (@MikeBohnMMA) May 28, 2017
FULL UFC FIGHT NIGHT 109 RESULTS BELOW:
MAIN CARD (FS1, 1 p.m. ET)
Alexander Gustafsson defeated Glover Teixeira via KO – Round 5, 1:07
Volkan Oezdemir defeated Misha Cirkunov via TKO – Round 1, 0:28
Peter Sobotta defeated Ben Saundersvia TKO – Round 2, 2:29
Omari Akhmedov defeated Abdul Razak Alhassan via split decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
Nordine Taleb defeated Oliver Enkamp via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Alex Nicholson defeated Jack Hermansson via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 2:00
PRELIMINARY CARD (FS1, 11 a.m. ET)
Pedro Munhoz defeated Damian Stasiak via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Trevor Smith defeated Chris Camozzi via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
Joaquim Silva defeated Reza Madadi via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Bojan Velickovic defeated Nico Musoke via TKO (punches) – Round 3, 4:37
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 10 a.m. ET)
Darren Till defeated Jessin Ayari via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-27)
Damir Hadzovic defeated Marcin Held via knockout (knee) – Round 3, 0:07