The UFC have announced that Gunnar Nelson will take on Albert Tumenov at UFC Fight Night Rotterdam. It will be the first visit to the Netherlands by the UFC and the event will take place at the Ahoy Arena, May 8th.
Gunnar Nelson has a MMA record of 14–2–1 and a UFC record of 5-2. Nelson is coming off a tough decision loss to Demian Maia at UFC 194 last december. His latest win was over Brandon Thatch via submission rear naked choke at UFC 189 last July. He has won two out of his last four fights.
Albert Tumenov has a MMA record of 17-2 and a UFC record of 5-1. Tumenov is coming off a recent split decision win over Lorenz Larkin at UFC 195 in January. He is currently on a five fight win streak with his last loss back at his UFC debut in 2014.
This card will be headlined by a bout between teammates, Alistair Overeem and Andrei Arlovski.