Swedish Rocky Comes up Short (UFC on Fuel TV 9 Review)

There was never a more appropriate walk out song than Ilir Latifi’s at UFC on Fuel TV 9 when “Eye of the Tiger” came blaring over the speakers at the Ericsson Globe arena. The song from Rocky would perfectly express the situation that Latifi found himself in as he had quickly been crowned the Swedish Rocky. Only a few days ago Latifi was not on the radar of many UFC fans as he continued to train and fight for a number of smaller promotions.

UFC on Fuel TV 9 Preview

The UFC will make their return to Sweden and will once again feature one of the biggest European stars in the UFC. Europeans have had a history in the UFC but they have yet to reach the pinnacle of success. There has yet to be a European champion in the UFC despite the big names that have set foot in the octagon.

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