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Paulo Thiago vs. Siyar Bahadurzada, Others Official for UFC Sweden

UFC veteran Paulo Thiago will welcome striker Siyar Bahadurzada to the UFC on April 14 at the organization's first event in Sweden, UFC officials recently confirmed.

Both Thiago and Bahadurzada were originally scheduled to compete in separate bouts at UFC 142, until they both pulled out due to injuries. Thiago dislocated his elbow, while Bahadurzada broke his right hand in training.

Thiago (14-3) snapped a two-fight losing streak when he defeated David Mitchell via unanimous decision at UFC 134 in August.

Bahadurzada (20-4-1), the Team Golden Glory standout from Afghanistan, enters the UFC riding a six-fight winning streak. He holds wins over the likes of Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos, Derrick Noble and John Alessio.

Also officially announced for the card was DaMarques Johnson vs. John Maguire, Cyrille Diabate vs. Jörgen Kruth and Francis Carmont vs. Magnus Cedenblad.

UFC Sweden will air live in North America on Fuel TV. The event will take place at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.