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Dennis Siver – Robert Whiteford Will Fight At UFC Fight Night 53

Andrew Ravens

UFC Fight Night 53

The UFC announced that Featherweight Dennis Siver and Robert Whiteford at UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm. Siver is coming off a nine-month suspension that he was given by the Nevada State Athletic Commission following his win over Manny Gamburyan at UFC 168.

Dennis Siver (21-9 MMA, 10-6 UFC) Has five knockouts, nine submissions and seven decision victories. In his last four, he is 2-1-1.

He beat Diego Nunes via unanimous decision at UFC on Fuel TV 2 – Gustafsson vs. Silvaon Apr / 14 / 2012 and then Nam Phan via unanimous decision at UFC on Fox 5 – Henderson vs. Diaz on Dec / 08 / 2012. However, he lost to Cub Swanson via TKO at UFC 162 – Silva vs. Weidman on Jul / 06 / 2013.

In his last fight, he was suspended and ultimately his fight with Manny Gamburyan was over turned at UFC 168.

Robert Whiteford (11-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has five knockouts, one submission and five wins by decision. Prior to joining the UFC, he was on a ten fight winning streak. In his UFC debut, he lost to Jim Hettes via submission at UFC Fight Night – Machida vs. Munoz on Oct / 26 / 2013 He beat Daniel Pineda via unanimous decision at UFC 171 – Hendricks vs. Lawler on Mar / 15 / 2014 in his next fight.

The event takes place at Oct. 4 at Ericsson Globe in the Swedish capital. The event is expected to stream on UFC Fight Pass.

Here is how the rest of the card looks like:

Nico Musoke vs. Amir Sadollah
Niklas Backstrom vs. Mike Wilkinson
Ernest Chavez vs. Zubaira Tukhugov
Dennis Siver vs. Robert Whiteford
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