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UFC Fight Night 53 Results

UFC Fight Night 53 headlined by a five-round welterweight bout between Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story was the first of two UFC fight cards to take place today, Oct. 4.  This event went live from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden at noon on the east coast of the U.S. on UFC Fight Pass.

UFC Fight Night 53 results below

Main Card (Live on UFC Fight Pass, 3:00 PM ET)
-Rick Story defeated Gunnar Nelson via Split Decision (47-48, 49-46, 50-44)
-Max Holloway defeated Akira Corassani via TKO (Punches, Round 1, 3:11)
-Jan Blachowicz defeated Ilir Latifi via TKO (Kick & Punches, Round 1, 1:58)
-Mike Wilkinson defeated Niklas Backstrom via KO (Punches, Round 1, 1:19)

Preliminary Bouts (Live on UFC Fight Pass, 12:10 PM ET)
-Magnus Cedenblad defeated Scott Askham via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
-Nico Musoke defeated Alexander Yakovlev viaUnanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
-Dennis Siver defeated Charles Rosa via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
-Cathal Pendred defeated Gasan Umalatov via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
-Krzysztof Jotko defeated Tor Troeng via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)
-Mairbek Taisumov defeated Marcin Bandel via TKO (Strikes, Round 1, 1:01)
-Zubaira Tukhugov defeated Ernest Chavez via TKO (Punches, Round 1, 4:21)

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