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A look at the October 4th UFC Fight Night in Sweden, where welterweights Rick Story and Gunnar Nelson meet in the main event. The UFC's latest visit to Sweden does not involve Alexander Gustafsson, who is injured and was otherwise going to fight in Las Vegas against Jon Jones. Instead, Iceland's Gunnar Nelson and the USA's Rick Story both head into this one making their first ever appearances in a UFC main event. Co-headlining this Stockholm card are former featherweight title challenger Chan Su read news >>

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At 13 years old, Gunnar Nelson started training in Goju-Ryu karate. Two years later, he won the Icelandic Juvenile Kumite Championship title. That explains his Lyoto Machida-like stance inside the Octagon. At 17 years old, the Icelandic fighter stopped his karate training to focus all of his attention on Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Three years later, Nelson earned his black belt from Renzo Gracie. That explains his nine submission victories, three of which came against UFC-level talent. So, just how go read news >>

  • a month ago
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Listen to or download today’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Gunnar Nelson, Ilir Latifi and Niklas Backstrom.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guests Gunnar Nelson, Ilir Latifi and Niklas Backstrom. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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With rumors of Swanson vs. Edgar on deck, or Shogun vs. Manuwa in the works, the Stockholm main event goes to one of Europe's best young fighters. Much like Kelvin Gastelum, Gunnar Nelson's rise up the WW ranks has been fast and unchecked. Now entering into his 5th UFC bout, the Icelander is set to headline his first ever UFC card, where he will take on Rick Story in Stockholm, Sweden. Visir.is had the initial report on Nelson's fight booking. It's something of an interesting twist considering t read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC has confirmed that top 15 welterweight contenders Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story will collide in the five round main event of UFC Fight Night Stockholm on October 4. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Rick Story and Gunnar Nelson will square off in a five-round main event at UFC Fight Night in Stockholm read news >>

  • a month ago
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And the winner could be fast-tracked to a spot among the 170-pound contenders. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has booked a welterweight main event pitting Gunnar Nelson against Rick Story for its upcoming UFC Fight Night 53 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass, which takes place on Oct. 4, 2014 at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden. UFC announced the contest earlier today. "I am honored to fight in Sweden and to headline this card," Nelson said in today's release. "I expect the Sw read news >>

  • a month ago
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After four straight UFC wins, undefeated Gunnar Nelson (13-0-1) gets his first UFC main event on Oct. 4 when he faces Rick Story (17-8) in a five-round welterweight main event of the Oct. 4 show from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.Nelson, from Iceland, is ranked as the No. 12 contender in the division, while Story, who has a 2010 win over champion Johny Hendricks, is ranked No. 15.It will be UFC's third show at the Ericsson Globe Arena, after selling out the previous two events, w read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC’s return to Sweden in October now has its main event. Gunnar Nelson will try to keep his unbeaten record intact when he meets fellow welterweight Rick Story in the headliner of UFC Fight Night 53.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC president responded politely, but vaguely, to suggestions of Gunnar Nelson stepping up to face the Canadian contender. In the aftermath of yet another winning performance by undefeated Icelander Gunnar Nelson, UFC president Dana White has to field a lot of ideas for future opponents, some of them more silly than others. For instance at yesterday's post-fight press conference following UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao, White was asked about the possibility of Nelson stepping up again read news >>

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