In this exclusive SBN MMA Feature, Bloody Elbow Interviewer, Shakiel ‘Shak’ Mahjouri speaks to fighters from promotions including UFC, Bellator and KSW who break down the Main Event between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Smith. Aljamain Sterling, Santiago Ponzinibbio, Jimmie Rivera, Jon Fitch and more share their thoughts on UFC Stockholm, happening on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from the Ericsson Globe, Stockholm.
Fighter Picks Start at —
- 0:21 – Aljamain Sterling
- 1:37 – Jimmie Rivera
- 1:57 – Santiago Ponzinibbio
- 2:13 – Jon Fitch
- 2:54 – Josh Emmett
- 3:32 – Cody Stamann
- 4:48 – Max Griffin
- 5:37 – Elias Theodorou
- 8:04 – Philip De Fries
- 8:19 – Eryk Anders
Who do you think will have their hand raised at UFC Stockholm?
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The event will be broadcast through ESPN+ & ESPN2, with the main card starting on ESPN+ at 1PM/10PM ETPT, and the Prelims on ESPN2 starting at 10AM/7AM ETPT.
Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson approaches this Light Heavyweight Bout with an 18-5-0 record, having won lost his last fight, which was against none-other-than Jon Jones, who defeated Gustafsson in the main event via Ground & Pound at UFC 232, last December. Tapology has him ranked as the #2 Current Best Light Heavyweight Fighter.
Meanwhile, his opponent Anthony ‘Lionheart’ Smith, comes into this battle with a longer 31-14-0 professional record, also having lost his last bout thanks to Jon Jones, who defeated Lionheart in the main event at UFC 235 via Unanimous Decision. Smith is listed via Tapology as #4 Current Best Light Heavyweight, a couple notches below Gustafsson.
Here’s a look at the UFC on ESPN+ 11 ‘Gustafsson vs Smith’ fight card, out of Stockholm, as it stands right now, via ESPN.com:
ESPN+ MAIN CARD | 1PM/10AM ETPT
205 – Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Smith
205 – Volkan Oezdemir vs Ilir Latifi
205 – Jimi Manuwa vs Aleksander Rakic
145 – Makwan Amirkhani vs Chris Fishgold
155 – Damir Hadzovic vs Christos Giagos
145 – Daniel Teymur vs Sung Bin Jo
ESPN2 PRELIMS | 10AM/7AM ETPT
B Fabinski vs S Khandozhko
135 – Tonya Evinger vs Lina Lansberg
155 – Stevie Ray vs Leonardo Santos
155 – Nick Hein vs Frank Camacho
145 – Bea Malecki vs E Santana
205 – Darko Stosic vs Devin Clark
155 – Joel Alvarez vs Danilo Beulluardo
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