UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Silva (also known as UFC on Fuel TV 2 or UFC: Sweden) was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on April 14, 2012 at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.
This was the first UFC event held in Sweden, and was the fastest selling European event in UFC history, selling out in three hours.
The preliminary card for this event streamed live on Facebook.
A rematch between Ross Pearson and Dennis Siver at featherweight was briefly linked to this event. However, Siver instead faced Diego Nunes.
Mike Goldberg did play by play for this event in place of Jon Anik due to scheduling issues.
Akira Corassani was expected to face Jason Young at the event, but Corassani pulled out of the bout with an undisclosed injury and was replaced by Eric Wisely.
Antônio Rogério Nogueira was expected to face Alexander Gustafsson at this event but pulled out due to injury. His replacement was Thiago Silva.
Jorgen Kruth was expected to face Cyrille Diabate at the event but pulled out of the bout with an injury, Tom DeBlass stepped in for Kruth and fought Diabate.
- ^ This bout aired on the Fuel TV broadcast following the Stann vs. Sakara fight.
Fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses.
- Fight of the Night: Brad Pickett vs. Damacio Page
- Knockout of the Night: Siyar Bahadurzada
- Submission of the Night: John Maguire
- ^ a b "UFC on FUEL TV 2 draws 15,428 attendance and record $2.23 million live gate". mmajunkie.com. April 14, 2012.
- ^ "UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Silva". ufc.com. January 11, 2012.
- ^ "UFC on FUEL TV 2 confirmed for April 14 in Stockholm, Sweden". mmajunkie.com. January 4, 2012.
- ^ "UFC on FUEL TV 2 in Sweden sells out in three hours". mmajunkie.com. January 14, 2012.
- ^ "UFC on FUEL TV 2 prelims slated for Facebook with 12:30 p.m. ET start time". mmajunkie.com. April 5, 2012.
- ^ "Ross Pearson vs. Dennis Siver II not happening at UFC on FUEL TV 2". mmajunkie.com. January 12, 2012.
- ^ "Diego Nunes vs. Dennis Siver added to UFC on FUEL TV 2". mmajunkie.com. January 24, 2012.
- ^ "Mike Goldberg ersätter Jon Anik som kommentator på UFC: Sweden". mmanytt.se. January 29, 2012.
- ^ "Young-Wisely completes Sweden's UFC on FUEL TV 2 lineup". mmajunkie.com. February 19, 2012.
- ^ "Silva replaces injured Nogueira, faces Gustafsson at UFC on FUEL TV 2". mmajunkie.com. March 6, 2012.
- ^ "Tom DeBlass replaces injured Jorgen Kruth at UFC on FUEL TV 2". mmajunkie.com. April 4, 2012.
- ^ "UFC on FUEL TV 2 bonuses: Bahadurzada, Maguire, Pickett, Page earn $50K awards". mmajunkie.com. April 14, 2012.