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UFC Ends Torrid Run with Double-Header on Saturday

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
September 29th, 2014
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UFC Welterweight Rick Story

Rick Story (pictured) and Gunnar Nelson, you have some big shoes to fill following Saturday’s UFC 178 extravaganza.

Th welterweights headline this weekend’s UFC event in Stockholm, Sweden. The 170-pounders will have some help because it will be another double-header day for the octagon with an evening show going down inside Halifax Metro Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

That will mark the end of a torrid seven-week span for the UFC that saw 10 events. How many of those fights were of actual significance? We’ll let you debate on that.

UFC Fight Pass streams “UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Story,” while Fox Sports 1 airs “UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine.”

Here is the UFC’s official agenda for Saturday:

UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Story

Preliminary Card:

(UFC Fight Pass Noon ET/9AM PT)

Ernest Chavez vs. Zubaira Tukhugov

Marcin Bandel vs. Mairbek Taisumov

Tor Troeng vs. Krzysztof Jotko

Cathal Pendred vs. Gasan Umalatov

Dennis Siver vs. Charles Rosa

Nico Musoke vs. Alexander Yakovlev

Scott Askham vs. Magnus Cedenblad

Main Card:

(UFC Fight Pass 3PM ET/Noon PT)

Niklas Backstrom vs. Mike Wilkinson

Jan Blachowicz vs. Ilir Latifi

Akira Corassani vs. Max Holloway

Gunnar Nelson vs. Rick Story

UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine:

Preliminary Card:

(UFC Fight Pass 7PM ET/4PM PT)

Pedro Munhoz vs. Jerrod Sanders

Matt Dwyer vs. Albert Tumenov

(Fox Sports 1 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Paul Felder vs. Jason Saggo

Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Jake Lindsey

Jingliang Li vs. Nordine Taleb

Anthony Njokuani vs. Daron Cruickshank

Main Card:

(Fox Sports 1 10PM ET/7PM PT)

Louis Gaudinot vs. Patrick Holohan

Rob Font vs. Mitch Gagnon

Bruno Santos vs. Elias Theodorou

Yosdenis Cedeno vs. Chad Laprise

Raphael Assuncao vs. Bryan Caraway

Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine

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