Adlan Amagov vs Chris Sprang Added To UFC on FUEL TV 9
Posted by Joseph Lee on 02.08.2013
MMA Junkie reports that welterweights Chris Sprang and Adlan Amagov will meet at UFC on FUEL 9. The event takes place on April 6 at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The event is headlined by a light heavyweight fight between Alexander Gustafsson and Gegard Mousasi. The main card airs on FUEL TV following prelims on Facebook.
Amagov was 3-1 in Strikeforce and knocked out both Anthony Smith and Keith Berry (Berry in just 48 seconds this past August). He lost the first fight of his pro career (to Robbie Lawler by knockout) but has since went 11-1-1. Amagov is a former light heavyweight and middleweight and is dropping to welterweight for the fight.
Sprang will fight in his home country of Sweden for the first time since his pro debuti n October 2008. While he was in Strikeforce, he went 1-1. He lost by unanimous decision to Ricky Legere in his debut but then defeated Nah-Shon Burrell in May with a first round KO. Four of his five wins have come by first-round stoppage.
The latest UFC on FUEL TV 9 card now includes:
Alexander Gustafsson vs. Gegard Mousasi
Akira Corassani vs. Robert Peralta
Papy Abedi vs. Besam Yousef
Mike Easton vs. Brad Pickett
Marcus Brimage vs. Conor McGregor
Adlan Amagov vs. Chris Spang