The official weigh in event for UFC on FUEL TV 9: "Mousasi vs. Latifi" went down earlier today (Fri., April 5, 2013) from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.
UFC on FUEL TV 9 features a reworked main event between Strikeforce import Gegard Mousasi, who makes his Octagon debut against fellow UFC newcomer Ilir Latifi, thanks to Alexander Gustafsson's untimely cut last week in training camp.
In other main card mixed martial arts (MMA) action, Matt Mitrione will lock heavyweight horns with Philip De Fries, while the venerable Ryan Couture will make his promotional debut opposite The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 9 winner, Ross Pearson, in a lightweight affair.
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on Saturday (April 6, 2013), which is slated to air at 2 p.m. ET on FUEL TV. The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that around 10:30 a.m. ET with the "Prelims" bouts on Facebook.
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