If UFC Sweden 2 really happens..

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  1. JAB2013

    JAB2013 Banned Banned

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    I think it will be a very interesting card and most likely on FX. Here's the card I'd like to see and let me hear your opinions as well.


    Alex Gustafsson vs. Gegard Mousasi
    Roy Nelson vs. Cheick Kongo
    Martin Kampmann vs. Tarec Saffiedine
    Ross Pearson vs. Jamie Varner

    Chris Leben vs. Karlos Vemola
    Brad Pickett vs. Brian Bowles
    Matt Mitrione vs. Phil de Fries
    Colin Fletcher vs. Reza Madadi
    Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Ednaldo Oliveira
    Akira Corassani vs. Robbie Peralta

    Besam Yousef vs. Bradley Scott
    Papy Abedi vs. Keith Wisniewski
     
  2. mihailovich

    mihailovich Purple Belt

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    I hope they bring in more new prospects from Northern Europe. Kampmann & Gus on the main card for sure.
     
  3. melvinj0

    melvinj0 Gold Belt

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    Gus Vs Gegard would be a solid fight, but I don't think they will pair up two contenders this early on.

    They need to get as many challengers for Jones as possible.
     
  4. Swiftmayhem

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    Heavyweight Title: Cain Velasquez vs Alistair Overeem (if he beats Bigfoot)
    Featherweight Title: Aldo or Edgar vs Siver (if he beats Swanson)
    Alex Gustufsson vs Gegard Mousasi
    Martin Kampmann vs Tarec Saffidine
    Rustam Khabilov vs George Sotiropoulos
     
  5. MMALeBronJames

    MMALeBronJames Purple Belt

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    Mousasi - Gus will be a good fight.
     
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    I like the match up with Kampman and Saffiedine, that's something I'd like to see.

    I agree with that, plus that Gegard most likely isn't a contender in the UFC's eyes right now (but probably a potential one). He's very skilled but his accomplishments haven't been showcasing that enough lately. His last three wins have been against lower ranked competition and before that he had a draw with Jardine, who was out of shape and still took the fight on two weeks notice.

    I just don't think he'll get the same kind of premiere fight as Hector Lombard, who at least was on a 25 fight unbeaten streak.
     
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    AllHailKrull** Banned Banned

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    Is there talk of the UFC not returning to Sweden?
     
  9. HeexX

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    As if they would go that hard in Sweden. It would be fucking crazy and I would buy tickets without blinking, but it's wishing thinking.
     
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    HerpDerp ambitiously unambitious

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    If it does happen, then I'd feel extremely frustrated if Tom Niinim
     
  11. MMun

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    It's crazy. The UFC has only had one HW title fight outside the US, and that was in Tokyo in 1999! They might go to Brazil sometime, but that's basically it for the foreseeable future. Going to one of the major European countries would be one thing, but I don't think the UFC will ever have a HW title fight in a country like Sweden. Hell, any title fight would be pushing it.
     
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    Siver got hurt and wont be fighting Swanson instead Dustin Porier is taking his spot and fighting Cub Swanson
     
  13. JAB2013

    JAB2013 Banned Banned

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    The UFC has had title fights in Brazil Silva-Okami, Aldo-Mendes... Bendo-Edgar in Japan...the 2 title fights in Abu Dhabi and all of GSP's Canada title fights. Also there is the Barao-McDonald fight scheduled for England so what is you talkin bout?
     
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    LOL when it's Varner vs Lauzon 2
     
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    Oh you're right I didn't even hear about that. Disappointing.
     
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    I meant heavyweight title fights, forgot to put that in.
     
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    Oh ok my bad it may have been there and I just missed it
     
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    Cub Swanson is half swedish and the last time the UFC went to Sweden he wanted to fight in Sweden.
     
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    Is he really? I had no idea.
     
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