The UFC have announced that they have signed Scott Askham (12-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC), from England and in his first fight in the promotion he will fight Magnus Cedenblad (12-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 53.
Scott Askham has seven knockouts, two submissions and three wins by decision. The undefeated fighter has one his last fight by TKO.
Magnus Cedenblad Has six knockouts, five submission and one decision victories in his MMA career. Prior to joining the UFC, he was on a seven fight winning streak. He made his UFC debut against Francis Carmont at UFC on Fuel TV 2 – Gustafsson vs. Silva on Apr / 14 / 2012, but lost via rear naked choke. He went on to win his next two fights. He beat Jared Hamman via guillotine choke at UFC 164 – Henderson vs. Pettis 2 on Aug / 31 / 2013 and then beat Krzysztof Jotko via guillotine choke at UFC Fight Night – Munoz vs. Mousasi on May / 31 / 2014.
The event takes place at Oct. 4 at Ericsson Globe in the Swedish capital. The event is expected to stream on UFC Fight Pass. As of now, there is no headline fight that has been announced by the promotion.
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
Jan Blachowicz vs. Ilir Latifi
Marcin Bandel vs. Mairbek Taisumov
Scott Askham vs. Magnus Cedenblad