An action-packed main card highlighted UFC Fight Night 53 Saturday, as the event streamed on Fight Pass from Stockholm, Sweden.
In the main event, Gunnar Nelson suffered his first pro defeat when Rick Story was awarded the decision victory. The co-main featured Max Holloway finishing Akira Corassani to complete a run of three stoppage defeats by Swedish-born fighters on the main card.
The “Fight of the Night” went to Dennis Siver and Charles Rosa, as Siver picked up the win on the prelims. “Performance of the Night” honors were given to Mike Wilkinson and Holloway. All four earned $50,000.
Officials announced the attendance inside the Ericcson Globe Arena at over 10,000 with a live gate of $1.1 million (U.S.).