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Former light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson gave the Sweden crowd something to go home happy about Sunday, finishing Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC Fight Night 109.
The card took place from the Ericsson Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.
Gustafsson kept himself on the short list of contenders at 205 pounds, landing the final blow on Teixeira in the fifth round.
Volkan Oezdemir earned himself a finish in the co-main event, knocking out Misha Cirkunov in 28 seconds in another light heavyweight affair.
Peter Sobotta stopped Ben Saudners, Omari Akhmedov earned a split decision over Abdul Razak Alhassan, Nordine Taleb bested Oliver Enkamp and Jack Hermansson topped Alex Nicholson to complete the main card, which aired live on FOX Sports 1.
In the televised FS1 prelims, Pedro Munhoz, Trevor Smith, Joaquim Silva and Bojan Velickovic were all victorious, while Darren Till and Damir Hadzovic earned prelim wins on UFC Fight Pass.
Gustafsson and Teixeira earned “Fight of the Night” honors, while Velickovic and Hadzovic picked up “Performance of the Night” bonuses. All four claimed $50,000.
Complete results are below:
Alexander Gustafsson def. Glover Teixeira via KO (strikes) at 1:07 of Round 5
Volkan Oezdemir def. Misha Cirkunov via KO (strikes) at :28 of Round 1
Peter Sobotta def. Ben Saunders via TKO (knee) at 2:29 of Round 2
Omari Akhmedov def. Abdul Razak Alhassan via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
Nordine Taleb def. Oliver Enkamp via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Jack Hermansson def. Alex Nicholson via TKO (strikes) at 2:00 of Round 1
Pedro Munhoz def. Damian Stasiak via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Trevor Smith def. Chris Camozzi via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
Joaquim Silva def. Reza Madadi via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Bojan Velickovic def. Nico Musoke via KO (strikes) at 4:37 of Round 3
Darren Till def. Jessin Ayari via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Damir Hadzovic def. Marcin Held via KO (knee) at :07 of Round 3
The UFC has added kickboxing standout Gokhan Saki to the active roster.
Saki (0-1) is likely to compete at the upcoming Rotterdam, Netherlands card in September, as he is a native of the country.
A former Dutch and European Muay Thai champion, Saki fought once under MMA rules 13 years ago, losing via TKO. He is 83-16 in kickboxing, with 59 of those wins coming via knockout.
Saki confirmed the signing with a post on social media:
— Gokhan Saki (@gokhantherebel) May 25, 2017
The UFC heads to Sweden for a special Sunday event here in the U.S., as UFC Fight Night 109 goes down.
Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira collide in the main event on FOX Sports 1. The main card kicks off at 1 p.m. ET with Jack Hermansson vs. Alex Nicholson.
Below is the current fight card:
MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/1 p.m. ET)
Light Heavyweight: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira
Light Heavyweight: Volkan Oezdemir vs. Misha Cirkunov
Welterweight: Peter Sobotta vs. Ben Saunders
Welterweight: Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Omari Akhmedov
Welterweight: Oliver Enkamp vs. Nordine Taleb
Middleweight: Jack Hermansson vs. Alex Nicholson
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/11 a.m. ET)
Bantamweight: Pedro Munhoz vs. Damian Stasiak
Middleweight: Trevor Smith vs. Chris Camozzi
Lightweight: Reza Madadi vs. Joaquim Silva
Welterweight: Nico Musoke vs. Bojan Velickovic
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/10 a.m. ET)
Welterweight: Darren Till vs. Jessin Ayari
Lightweight: Marcin Held vs. Damir Hadzovic
Rory MacDonald’s Bellator debut showed just how powerful he can be, as the former UFC welterweight title contender submitted Paul Daley in the main event of Bellator 179.
The card took place from The SSE Arena in London and aired on Spike.
MacDonald was making his first appearance for the promotion after signing with Bellator last year as a free agent. He secured a rear-naked choke early in the second round to put Daley away.
In the co-main event, Linton Vassell submitted former light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary, earning the tap with an arm-triangle choke in the third.
Cheick Kongo topped Augusto Sakai, Alex Lohore finished Dan Edwards and Kevin Ferguson Jr. stopped DJ Griffin.
Complete results are below:
Rory MacDonald def. Paul Daley via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:45 of Round 2
Linton Vassell def. Liam McGeary via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 2:28 of Round 3
Cheick Kongo def. Augusto Sakai via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Alex Lohore def. Dan Edwards via TKO (strikes) at :56 of Round 2
Kevin Ferguson Jr. def. DJ Griffin via TKO (strikes) at 3:40 of Round 1
Stav Economou def. Dan Konecke via submission (guillotine choke) at 1:05 of Round 1
Amir Albazi def. Jamie Powell via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-26)
Nathan Jones def. Umer Kayani via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:35 of Round 1
Fabian Edwards def. Rafal Cejrowski via KO (flying knee) at 3:44 of Round 1
Jeremy Petley def. Chase Morton via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-26)
Mike Shipman def. Marcin Prostko via TKO (knees) at 2:39 of Round 1
Salih Kulucan def. Diego Barbosa via submission (heel hook) at 2:18 of Round 1
Alfie Davis def. Jay Dods via KO (spinning side kick) in Round 1