UFC on FUEL TV 9 fight card: Predictions, preview, and a complete guide to 'Mousasi vs. Latifi' in Sweden


UFC on FUEL TV 9: "Mousasi vs. Latifi" is all set to pop off today (Sat., April 6, 2013) from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, and we've got a complete guide to the show with links to all the major storylines right here.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just hours away from its return to the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, featuring a rare Saturday afternoon fight card.

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.

In case you need a refresher in all things UFC on FUEL TV 9, or just want to do your homework before the first fight gets underway, below are links to all the top storylines for "Mousasi vs. Latifi."

Have at it.


UFC on FUEL TV 9 previews and predictions:

Nostradumbass predictions

Prelims preview and picks part one

Prelims preview and picks part two

Preview: Ilir Latifi vs. Gegard Mousasi

Preview: Ryan Couture vs. Ross Pearson

Preview: Philip De Fries vs. Matt Mitrione

Preview: Mike Easton vs. Brad Pickett

Preview: Diego Brandao vs. Pablo Garza

Preview: Akira Corassani vs. Robbie Peralta

Breaking down Ilir Latifi

Breaking down Gegard Mousasi

UFC on FUEL TV 9 Weigh Ins:

Results and live coverage

Full video replay

Staredowns of the top fights

Latifi cuts 26 pounds to make weight (in three days)

The Alexander Gustafsson fiasco:

"The Mauler" gets cut

Fight is called off

Dana plays dumb

Wandy thinks he's funny

Mousasi blows a gasket

Gustafsson is yanked

Latifi saves the day

Dana boos SMMAF

UFC on FUEL TV 9 odds and ends:

15 facts for UFC on FUEL TV 9

What victory means for FUEL fighters

Rashad Evans predicts upset

Mousasi deserves "royal treatment"

Latest odds and betting guide

"Filthy" fears the cut

Asses will be touched

Ryan Couture not the "Real Deal"

Brad Pickett earns a black belt in MMA

Four Burning Questions

History in the making: Gegard Mousasi


That should be enough to get you started.

Remember: 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.

For all the latest UFC on FUEL TV 9 news and notes click here.

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