On Saturday the Octagon lands in Stockholm, Sweden for the sixth time, featuring Sweden’s own Alexander Gustafsson. It will be the fourth time that “The Mauler” has headlined a UFC event in the nation’s capital. Across the Octagon from Gustaffson will be Anthony “Lionheart” Smith, who like Gustafsson, is coming off a title loss to Jon Jones.
It will be an interesting match-up between the two light heavyweight contenders as both men are in need of a huge bounce back victory.
Get ready for UFC Stockholm by watching the past performances of some of the cards biggest stars and prospects. Watch the whole collection here: https://www.ufc.tv/category/ufc-stockholm-fights-to-watch
Alexander Gustaffson vs Jimi Manuwa
UFC London - March 8, 2014
Alexander Gustafsson's first title fight against Jon Jones is renowned and for good reason, and despite his stellar performance, it wasn't enough to capture the 205lb title. Following up an outing like that wouldn't be easy, but "The Mauler" executed perfectly in his next match-up with Jimi Manuwa.
Anthony Smith vs Rashad Evans
UFC 225 - June 9, 2018
Announcing your presence in a new weight class is important. Announcing your presence in a new weight class by brutally knocking out a former world champion in just about a minute is impressive. Take a look back at Anthony "Lionheart" Smith's light heavyweight debut against Rashad Evans.
Jimi Manuwa vs Corey Anderson
UFC London - March 18, 2017
A stunning knockout of Ovince Saint Preux reminded fight fans just how explosive and dangerous Jimi Manuwa can be. But "Poster Boy" had an encore performance loaded in the chamber at UFC London against Corey Anderson.
Aleksandar Rakic vs Devin Clark
UFC 231 - December 8, 2018
Aleksandar Rakic has been on the rise since joining the UFC and his fight with Devin Clark showed why. Rakic dealt with adversity, displayed an ability to adapt and scored an impressive finish against a very tough opponent in Clark.
Leonard Santos vs Kevin Lee
UFC 194 - December 12, 2015
Leonardo Santos has flashed serious potential, amassing five UFC wins in five attempts. But the Brazilian just hasn't been able to get into the Octagon due to nagging injuries. Watch Santos take on a young Kevin Lee almost four years ago.
Makwan Amirkhani vs Masio Fullen
UFC Berlin - June 20, 2015
Makwan Amirkhani started off his UFC career with a bang, recording one of the fastest knockouts in featherweight history. He followed that performance up with a dominant submission win over Masio Fullen at UFC Berlin.
Damir Hadzovic vs Marcin Held
UFC Stockholm - May 28, 2017
Slowly but surely Damir Hadzovic has been making himself a name at lightweight. That started with an impressive UFC debut and victory over a respected Marcin Held at UFC Stockholm.
Darko Stosic vs Jeremy Kimball
UFC Hamburg - July 22, 2018
Making a splash in your debut isn't easy to do, but Darko Stosic did just that at UFC Hamburg last July. He looked calm, technical and explosive against Jeremy Kimball on his way to a first round finish.
Watch the full UFC Stockholm collection on UFC Fight Pass: https://www.ufc.tv/category/ufc-stockholm-fights-to-watch
Gavin Porter is a digital producer and writer for UFC.com, follow him on Twitter at @PorterUFCNews