Swede Jack Hermansson (14-3) will do battle against American Alex Nicholson (7-3) at the UFC in Sweden on May 28th. Viaplay announced the bout today.
The Joker is out of Frontline Academy in Norway and has a one win and one loss the Octagon. The Swede Hermansson was impressive in his UFC debut, beating Scott Askham at the UFC in Hamburg. In his second outing, he submitted by Brazilian Cezar Ferreira (11-6) in Brazil.
Hermansson is the middleweight Cage Warriors champion. The wrestler won 9 straight bouts from 2014 to 2016.
Nicholson is out of American Top Team in Orlando. The middleweight has won one bout and lost two in the Octagon. Most recently was a loss to Sam Alvey in November by decision.
The card will be headlined by Alexander Gustafsson (17-4) and Glover Teixeira (26-5) at the Globen Arena.