It appears like Stockholm’s biggest MMA name is returning to his home country for an upcoming fight. A light heavyweight bout that won’t be easy for the Swedish striker.
Multiple MMA sources are currently reporting that theare taking steps in booking a fight between Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira for an event scheduled in Stockholm, Sweden on May 28. The UFC is also targeting the fight as the main event as well.
Both fighters are coming off impressive wins. Gustafsson defeated Jan Błachowicz via unanimous decision in September 2016. While his opponent also won a fight over Jared Cannonier via judges score card earlier this month at UFC 208. The bout could potentially line up a fighter as the next No.1 contender in the 205-pound division.
The UFC is expected to make an official announcement in the next few days.