Former light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson gave the Sweden crowd something to go home happy about Sunday, finishing Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC Fight Night 109.
The card took place from the Ericsson Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.
Gustafsson kept himself on the short list of contenders at 205 pounds, landing the final blow on Teixeira in the fifth round.
Volkan Oezdemir earned himself a finish in the co-main event, knocking out Misha Cirkunov in 28 seconds in another light heavyweight affair.
Peter Sobotta stopped Ben Saudners, Omari Akhmedov earned a split decision over Abdul Razak Alhassan, Nordine Taleb bested Oliver Enkamp and Jack Hermansson topped Alex Nicholson to complete the main card, which aired live on FOX Sports 1.
In the televised FS1 prelims, Pedro Munhoz, Trevor Smith, Joaquim Silva and Bojan Velickovic were all victorious, while Darren Till and Damir Hadzovic earned prelim wins on UFC Fight Pass.
Gustafsson and Teixeira earned “Fight of the Night” honors, while Velickovic and Hadzovic picked up “Performance of the Night” bonuses. All four claimed $50,000.
Complete results are below:
Alexander Gustafsson def. Glover Teixeira via KO (strikes) at 1:07 of Round 5
Volkan Oezdemir def. Misha Cirkunov via KO (strikes) at :28 of Round 1
Peter Sobotta def. Ben Saunders via TKO (knee) at 2:29 of Round 2
Omari Akhmedov def. Abdul Razak Alhassan via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
Nordine Taleb def. Oliver Enkamp via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Jack Hermansson def. Alex Nicholson via TKO (strikes) at 2:00 of Round 1
Pedro Munhoz def. Damian Stasiak via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Trevor Smith def. Chris Camozzi via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
Joaquim Silva def. Reza Madadi via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Bojan Velickovic def. Nico Musoke via KO (strikes) at 4:37 of Round 3
Darren Till def. Jessin Ayari via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Damir Hadzovic def. Marcin Held via KO (knee) at :07 of Round 3