FOX UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Johnson viewing and schedule guide
The next contender for the light heavyweight title will be crowned this weekend as Alexander Gustafsson faces Anthony Johnson at FOX UFC Fight Night from Stockholm, Sweden.
Gustafsson has been gunning for a rematch with champion Jon Jones ever since he lost a close decision to him in 2013 and now the Swede has his chance if he can get a win on Saturday night. Johnson hopes to play spoiler while completely an incredible comeback story to the UFC as he looks for his third win since returning to the promotion last year.
Also on the card, former Strikeforce champion Gegard Mousasi looks to bounce back from a recent loss when he takes on mixed martial arts icon Dan Henderson in an interesting matchup in the middleweight division.
Phil Davis returns on Saturday as well when he battles Ryan Bader in a fight between two of the best in the world at 205-pounds.
To make sure you don’t miss any of the action from Sweden, check out the full viewing and schedule guide for the events taking place this week.
Friday at 12p ET – FOX UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Johnson weigh-ins
To officially kick off the fight weekend, get ready to see all the fighters hit the scale before staring down just 24 hours away from the show. The weigh-ins can often times tell the tale before the fights on Saturday night so this is a great way to see who has the edge before even stepping foot in the cage.
Saturday at 4p ET – FOX UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Johnson early prelims
Where to watch: UFC Fight Pass
The first two fights of the night will kick off on UFC Fight Pass, the UFC’s online digital network. The bouts include:
Viktor Pesta vs. Konstantin Erokhin
Neil Seery vs. Chris Beal
Saturday at 4:30p ET – FOX UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Johnson pre-fight show
Before the fights start, join the FOX UFC team as they dig into the card, make picks and predictions and give analysis on all the matchups about to go down on Saturday night.
Saturday at 5p ET – FOX UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Johnson Prelims
The first six fights of the night will kick off on FOX Sports 1 and there are some great matchups on this undercard including a fight between Russian knockout artist Albert Tumenov and local favorite Nico Musoke. The fights on the prelims include:
Nico Musoke vs. Albert Tumenov
Kenny Robertson vs. Sultan Aliev
Andy Ogle vs. Makwan Amirkhani
Nikita Krylov vs. Stanislav Nedkov
Mairbek Taisumov vs. Anthony Christodoulou
Mirsad Bektic vs. Paul Redmond
Saturday at 8p ET – FOX UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Johnson Main Card
Where to watch: FOX
The main card will kick off at 8p sharp with four featured bouts all leading to the five round headline bout between No. 1 ranked Alexander Gustafsson as he faces Anthony Johnson with the winner earning a shot at the UFC light heavyweight title.
MAIN EVENT: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson
Dan Henderson vs. Gegard Mousasi
Phil Davis vs. Ryan Bader
Akira Corassani vs. Sam Sicilia
Saturday at 10p ET — FOX UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Johnson post fight show
Following the night’s action, the post fight show takes place on FOX Sports 2 with analysis of the fights as well as exclusive interviews from backstage in Sweden.