UFC has now confirmed: Alexander Gustafsson faces Glover Teixeira in Stockholm, Sweden.
Alexander Gustafsson (17-4) got his next fight booked. It was announced today by the UFC that the event will be held in the Globe Arena, in Stockholm Sweden on May 28th.
The event will be a UFC Fight Night and “The Mauler” will scrap against the top-ranked Brazilian fighter Glover Teixeira (26-5), who just fought Jared Cannonier. Gustafsson who fought last time UFC Hamburg, also comes with a decision victory over Polish fighter Jan Blachowicz.
Before that, the Swedish MMA fighter had two straight losses against top names Anthony Johnson and against Daniel Cormier for the light heavyweight title. A win for the”The Mauler” would increase the chances of landing a title fight or a rematch against former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who is believed to return to the UFC in the summer.
Following match-ups have been official for UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira
Light Heavyweight: # 2 Alexander Gustafsson vs. # 3 Glover Teixeira
Middleweight: Magnus Cedenblad Vs. Chris Camozzi
Middleweight: Jack Hermansson vs. Alex Nicholson
Heavyweight Damian Grabowski vs. Christian Colombo