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Bryan Tucker

UFC Fight Night 109 Results: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira

MMA Fighting has UFC Fight Night 109 results for the Gustafsson vs. Teixeira fight card May 28 at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden.

In the main event, top light heavyweights Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira will clash to try to remain in the mix for a title shot. Volkan Oezdemir and Misha Cirkunov will collide in the co-main event in a key light heavyweight matchup.

Get UFC Fight Night 109 results below.

Main card (FOX Sports 1 at 1 p.m. ET)

Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover...


Mike Bohn

MMA's week out of the cage: Ronda Rousey's ring, Conor McGregor's Beats deal and more

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA.

In an individual competition in which nearly every athlete is chasing the same goal of financial success and championship glory, it’s important for fighters to provide insight into their lives in order to connect with fans and gain followings.

Although the life of a fighter often can be mundane and repetitive, there...

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MMA Fighting Newswire

Luke Rockhold: ‘I wouldn’t mind taking fights at heavyweight just for fun’

As of Monday, May 9, Luke Rockhold said he weighed right around 208 pounds — the perfect weight to whittle back to 185 pounds if a fight to his liking opened up, but also an adequate weight for his ultimate Plan B if one doesn’t. That is, taking some fights at heavyweight.

Rockhold voiced his displeasure with the UFC on a recent edition of The MMA Hour, essentially saying he would not take a fight unless there was a clear and reasonable path to a title shot, while also encouraging his...

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MMA Fighting Newswire

Glover Teixeira vs. Ryan Bader full fight video

At UFC Fight Night 28, back on Sept. 4, 2013, Glover Teixeira earned a Knockout of the Night bonus by stopping Ryan Bader in impressive fashion in the first round of their main event bout. The knockout over Bader kept Teixeira undefeated in the UFC, and earned him a title shot against then-light heavyweight champion Jon Jones.

Now, close to four years later, Teixeira will face fellow title challenger Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of UFC Fight Night 109. The event is set to take...


Simon Samano

Dan Hardy: 'Scariest thing I've ever seen' was Jimi Manuwa's KO of Corey Anderson

Filed under: News, UFC, Videos

STOCKHOLM – Former UFC welterweight title challenger Dan Hardy hasn’t fought since 2012 because of a heart condition but hopes to return soon. In the meantime, he’s carved out a nice role as a UFC Fight Pass commentator and FOX Sports analyst.

One of the events in which Hardy sat cageside was UFC Fight Night 107 in London, where he witnessed England’s own Jimi Manuwa destroy Corey Anderson with a left hook to earn a first-round knockout win.

During a...

Bloody Elbow

Mookie Alexander

Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence post-fight results and analysis

Mookie Alexander recaps an entertaining doubleheader on Showtime Boxing, capped off by Errol Spence Jr’s knockout win over Kell Brook.

Errol Spence Jr. is now the IBF Welterweight champion after a thrilling stoppage win over England’s Kell Brook in Kell’s hometown of Sheffield. This was yet another soccer stadium show in the UK, with 27,000 or so packing Brammall Lane. Unlike Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko in April, there was no victory for the home fighter.

It was a tense,...


Mamed Khalidov, Mariusz Pudzianowski Win; 58,000 Attend Historic KSW 39 in Warsaw

Saturday in Poland, Europe's preeminent MMA promotion Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki made history, putting over an estimated 58,000 fight fans inside PGE Narodowy Stadium. Yet, while KSW 39 was an instant and unique landmark in combat sports history, there was something strangely, perhaps unsettlingly, familiar about the main event.


Dann Stupp

LFA 15 heads to Oklahoma with inaugural heavyweight title fight

The inaugural LFA heavyweight title will be on the line on June 30.

Officials today announced the first fights for the card, which airs on AXS TV from FireLake Arena in Shawnee, Okla.

In the headliner, Richard Odoms (12-3) or Jared Vanderaa (5-0) will become the organization’s first heavyweight titleholder.

Odoms, a 42-year-old San Antonio police officer, recently made his LFA debut and scored a TKO victory over Willian Hoffmann. He’s now on a 4-1 run that includes three knockout...

Bloody Elbow

Mookie Alexander

Brook vs. Spence results: Errol Spence stops Kell Brook, wins IBF welterweight title in great fight

Errol Spence Jr. is the new IBF welterweight champion, as he finished Kell Brook in the 11th round of an entertaining bout.

Errol Spence Jr. (22-0, 19 KOs) went into enemy territory and took the IBF welterweight title away from Sheffield, England’s own Kell Brook (36-2, 25 KOs) in a very well-contested bout. Brook’s left eye was badly damaged from Spence’s powerful punches, and that proved to be what caused Howard Foster to stop the bout.

It was a real tough back-and-forth battle in...

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Zane Simon

Report: UFC removes 12 fighters from roster including Sam Sicilia & Michinori Tanaka

It looks like the UFC has gone through another round of cuts, with the removal of 12 fighters from their online roster.

It’s that time again. Time for another round of UFC roster trimming. While it doesn’t happen with near the same regularity that it once did, the UFC roster still tends to go through a lot of churn, as new fighters are picked up month after month and fighters who haven’t made their mark in the promotion are released from their contracts.

Nothing is official, but it...

Bloody Elbow

Bloody Elbow

Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence full fight video highlights

Watch the full fight video highlights of Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence.

In a back-and-forth battle, American welterweight Errol Spence Jr. (22-0, 19 KOs) pulled away late and stopped a very brave but battered Kell Brook (36-2, 25 KOs) in front of 27,000 people at Brammall Lane in Sheffield, England. Spence is now the IBF Welterweight champion, having won the title in enemy territory. Spence dropped Brook in round 10 with a flurry of punches, but Brook valiantly fought back. The damage to his...

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Marc Raimondi

KSW 39 results: Mamed Khalidov defeats Borys Mankowski in front of record crowd

KSW’s best fighter got a win in front of its largest crowd.

In a battle of champions, Mamed Khalidov defeated Borys Mankowski by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) in the catchweight main event of KSW 39: Colosseum on Saturday in front of more than 50,000 at PGE Narowody Stadium in Warsaw, Poland.

On the broadcast, KSW boasted that it drew 58,000 to the stadium, more than the UFC’s all-time attendance record of 56,214 set by UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm in 2015 in Melbourne, Australia....


MMAjunkie Staff

Don't blink, or you might miss this incredible 16-second faceplant KO at KSW 39

KSW, the leading MMA organization in Poland, put on its massive stadium show “KSW 39: Colosseum” today – which had awesome weigh-ins by the way – and the heavyweight title fight between Marcin Rozalski and Fernando Rodrigues Jr. ended in spectacular fashion.

Just moments in, both men threw simultaneous leg kicks at each other. But then Rodrigues immediately pushed forward with his head down and threw a wild combination. That’s when a backpedaling Rozalski countered with a right...


Simon Samano

Stefan Struve on UFC champ Stipe Miocic: 'I think I'm his kryptonite'

Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

STOCKHOLM – Stefan Struve does not hold a top-15 spot in the current USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA heavyweight rankings. One thing he does own, however, is a win over UFC champion Stipe Miocic.

It was a long time ago – Sept. 29, 2012 to be exact. Miocic, in just his fourth UFC appearance, was handed his first-career defeat by Struve via second-round TKO in the main event of UFC on Fuel TV 5.

Plenty has changed in the nearly...

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Eddie Mercado

UFC Stockholm betting odds: No surprise to see Gustafsson favored in Sweden

The odds are in for Sunday’s UFC Stockholm, as Alexander Gustafsson holds as the solid betting favorite over Glover Teixeira.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is returning to Stockholm, Sweden this Sunday for UFC Fight Night 109, and Bloody Elbow has all of your betting odds at the ready. The Swedish marquee matchup will involve native son, and the UFC’s #1 light heavyweight, Alexander Gustafsson (-275) taking on the #2 ranked Glover Teixeira (+235). Other Top-10 light heavyweights...

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UFC Staff Report

Fight Night Stockholm official weigh-in results

Check out the weigh in results for UFC Fight Night Stockholm, which is headlined by the five-round light heavyweight bout between Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira, and the light heavyweight clash between Volkan Oezdemir and Misha Cirkunov, airs live on FS1 from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden on Sunday, May 28 at 1 pm ET / 10 am PT.Four prelim bouts will air live on FS1 starting at 11am ET / 8am PT. Two fights will kick off the night of action on UFC FIGHT PASS starting at...

UFC News

Struve and Volkov Headline UFC's Return to the Netherlands

London, UK – UFC® today announced that No. 11 ranked Dutch heavyweight, Stefan Struve, will headline the organisation’s highly anticipated return to the Netherlands on Saturday, September 2 against No.10 ranked Alexander Volkov. The event is set to take place at the Rotterdam Ahoy, with tickets due to go on general sale on Friday, July 21 via Ticketmaster.For Dutchman Struve (32-8; fighting out of Beverwijk, Netherlands), the UFC’s return to the Rotterdam Ahoy presents him with his...

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Dave Doyle

T.J. Dillashaw on MMAAA: ‘I don’t know if I was led down the wrong path’

The Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association (MMAAA) came onto the scene with a vengeance after a much-discussed press conference last November.

Since then? Not so much. There has been little-to-nothing in terms of public follow-up from the first major attempt at a fighters association that ever saw the light of day.

It’s been so low-key, in fact, that one of the fighters who was a part of the big rollout isn’t sure what’s going on with the group.

“I haven’t heard much from it...


Mike Bohn

Why Reza Madadi isn't committing to that possible retirement, after all

Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

STOCKHOLM – Many fight fans were surprised when the UFC initially put together an event in Sweden without Reza Madadi. He ultimately ended up on the card, but it wasn’t through any traditional means.

Madadi (14-5 MMA, 3-3 UFC), a pro MMA fighter for more than 10 years, specifically requested a spot on Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 109 fight card, which takes place at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm and airs on FS1 following early prelims on UFC...


Mike Bohn

Peter Sobotta's key to beating Ben Saunders at UFC-Stockholm? 'Avoid the guard'

Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

STOCKHOLM – Peter Sobotta has been largely successful since he returned to the UFC three years ago for a second stint. He’s won all but one fight, and he attempts to continue that solid run when he meets Ben Saunders at UFC Fight Night 109.

After a forgettable 0-3 stretch from 2009-2010 that led to his UFC release, Sobotta (16-5-1 MMA, 3-4 UFC) took the long and hard road back to the octagon. He finally got a second chance, and on...

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