There were some concerns on Sunday that the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV 9 main event between UFC light-heavyweights Alexander Gustafsson and Gegard Mousasi was in jeopardy, but UFC president Dana White quickly put any of those concerns to rest.
Dana White told mixed martial arts reporter Ariel Helwani of MMAFIghting.com that the fight was still on and Mousasi is set to travel to Sweden as planned.
The news came on Monday morning:
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) April 1, 2013
It would have been a devastating blow to the organization if Gustafsson would have been forced off of the card.
The Gustafsson vs. Mousasi match up is one of the most intriguing fights on paper that we have seen this year and the bout will play a big part in determining the rankings among the top of the 205-pound division.
Here is the scheduled UFC on FUEL TV 9: Gustafsson vs. Mousasi fight card:
- Alexander Gustafsson vs. Gegard Mousasi
- Ryan Couture vs. Ross Pearson
- Philip De Fries vs. Matt Mitrione
- Mike Easton vs. Brad Pickett
- Diego Brandao vs. Pablo Garza
- Akira Corassani vs. Robert Peralta
- Michael Johnson vs. Reza Madadi
- Adam Cella vs. Tor Troeng
- Adlan Amagov vs. Chris Spang
- Marcus Brimage vs. Conor McGregor
- Ben Alloway vs. Ryan LaFlare
- Michael Kuiper vs. Tom Lawlor
- Papy Abedi vs. Besam Yousef