UFC Fight Night 53 will take place on October 4th from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden and the fight card lineup has been finalized by the UFC.UFC-Fight-Night-Logo

The preliminary and main cards will both be shown on Fight Pass will be headlined by Gunnar Nelson meeting Rick Story in a welterweight bout. Also, former featherweight title challenger Chan Sung Jung returns to face Akira Corassani in the co-main event.

The current UFC Fight Night 53: Nelson vs. Story fight card lineup is below.

Main Card: (Fight Pass – TBA)
Gunnar Nelson (13-0-1) vs. Rick Story (17-8)
Chan Sung Jung (13-4) vs. Akira Corassani (12-4, 1NC)
Ilir Latifi (9-3, 1NC) vs. Jan Blachowicz (17-3)
Niklas Backstrom (8-0, 1NC) vs. Mike Wilkinson (8-1)

Preliminary Card: (Fight Pass – TBA)
Magnus Cedenblad (12-4) vs. Scott Askham (12-0)
Nico Musoke (12-3, 1NC) vs. Alexander Yakovlev (21-5-1)
Dennis Siver (21-9, 1NC) vs. Robert Whiteford (11-2)
Cathal Pendred (14-2-1) vs. Gasan Umalatov (15-3-1)
Tor Troeng (16-6-1) vs Krzysztof Jotko (14-1)
Mairbek Taisumov (21-5) vs. Marcin Bandel (13-2)
Zubaira Tukhugov (16-3) vs. Ernest Chavez (8-1)