Santos (16-3-1) hasn’t fought since October of 2016, when he defeated Adriano Martins via decision. UFC Stockholm will happen 967 days after that win in Manchester. The 39-year-old Brazilian has dealt with many injuries over the pas few years.
Ray (22-8) enters the cage coming off a decision win over Jessin Ayari at UFC Moncton, bouncing from defeats to Paul Felder and Kajan Johnson. The Scottish lightweight, a former Cage Warriors lightweight champion, racked up a 6-3 record since joining the UFC in 2015.
UFC Stockholm airs live on ESPN+ and features Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Smith in the main event.