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UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Silva

UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Silva (also known as UFC on Fuel TV 2) is an upcoming mixed martial arts event to be held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on April 14, 2012 at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.


This will be the first UFC event held in Sweden, and is the fastest selling European event in UFC history, selling out in three hours.

A rematch between Ross Pearson and Dennis Siver at featherweight was briefly linked to this event. However, Siver is now expected to face Diego Nunes.
Mike Goldberg is slated to do play by play for this event in place of Jon Anik due to scheduling issues.
Akira Corassani was expected to face Jason Young at the event, but Corassani pulled out of the bout with an undisclosed injury and was replaced by Eric Wisely.
Antônio Rogério Nogueira was expected to face Alexander Gustafsson at this event but pulled out due to injury. His replacement will be Thiago Silva.
Jorgen Kruth was expected to face Cyrille Diabate at the event but pulled out of the bout with an injury, Tom DeBlass has agreed to step in for Kruth and fight Diabate.


Official fight card

Main card

Light Heavyweight bout: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Thiago Silva
Middleweight bout: Brian Stann vs. Alessio Sakara
Welterweight bout: Paulo Thiago vs. Siyar Bahadurzada
Featherweight bout: Dennis Siver vs. Diego Nunes
Welterweight bout: DaMarques Johnson vs. John Maguire
Bantamweight bout: Brad Pickett vs. Damacio Page

Preliminary card (Facebook)

Welterweight bout: Papy Abedi vs. James Head
Middleweight bout: Francis Carmont vs. Magnus Cedenblad
Lightweight bout: Reza Madadi vs. Yoislandy Izquierdo
Welterweight bout: Simeon Thoresen vs. Besam Yousef
Featherweight bout: Jason Young vs. Eric Wisely


Bouts in the works:
Cyrille Diabate vs. Tom DeBlass

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