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UFC Fight Night 53 Results: Nelson vs. Story

Gunnar Nelson faces Rick Story in the UFC Fight Night 53 main event.
Gunnar Nelson faces Rick Story in the UFC Fight Night 53 main event.
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MMA Fighting has UFC Fight Night 53 results for the Nelson vs. Story event at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.

In the main event, Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story will square off in a welterweight contest. Akira Corassani and Max Holloway meet in the co-main event.

Check out the UFC Fight Night 53 results below.

Main card (UFC Fight Pass at 3 p.m. ET)
Rick Story def. Gunnar Nelson via split decision (48-47 Nelson, 49-46 Story, 50-44 Story)
Max Holloway def. Akira Corassani via TKO (strikes) at 3:11 of round 1
Jan Blachowicz def. Ilir Latifi via TKO (strikes) at 1:58 of round 1
Mike Wilkinson def. Niklas Backstrom via KO (punch) at 1:19 in round 1

Undercard (UFC Fight Pass at 12:10 p.m. ET)
Magnus Cedenblad def. Scott Askham via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Nico Musoke def. Alexander Yakovlev via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Dennis Siver def. Charles Rosa via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Cathal Pendred def. Gasan Umalatov via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Krzysztof Jotko def. Tor Troeng via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)
Mairbek Taisumov def. Marcin Bandel via TKO (strikes) at 1:01 of round 1
Zubaira Tukhugov def. Ernest Chavez via TKO (strikes) at 4:21 of round 1

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