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UFC on FUEL TV 9: Brad Pickett vs. Mike Easton in the works for April 6 in Sweden

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is adding some bantamweight flavor to its Swedish menu, as Brad Pickett has verbally agreed to lock horns with Mike Easton at UFC on FUEL TV 9, which is slated for April 6, 2013 at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.

Kimura.se brought word of the pending match-up earlier today.

Easton (13-2) saw his eight-fight win streak snapped at the hands of Raphael Assuncao at UFC on FOX 5 back in December, while Pickett (22-7) was edged out by Eddie Wineland in a close split decision at UFC 155, just a few short weeks after "The Hulk" came up short in Seattle.

Will this contest be decided by "One Punch?"

UFC on FUEL TV 9 will feature surging light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson, as he continues his climb to the top of the 205-pound mountain against dangerous Strikeforce import and former DREAM champion Gegard Mousasi.

Also announced for Stockholm is a featherweight scrap between Akira Corassani vs. Robbie Peralta while welterweight warriors Papy Abedi vs. Besam Yousef slug it out for hometown bragging rights.

For the latest UFC on FUEL TV 9 news and notes check out our complete event archive right here.

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