The momentum is picking up again regarding the UFC’s plans to host its first event in Sweden. After news became public today that Scandinavian fighter John Olav Einemo was headed back to the UFC, Dana White was asked about his status at the pre-fight press conference today at UFC 135 in Denver, Colorado. With Jon Jones, Quinton Jackson, Josh Koscheck, and Matt Hughes present, UFC President Dana White confirmed that Norwegian Jon Olav Einemo is back in the UFC and that the UFC was working on coming to Sweden, hoping for next year. This statement follows the recent Tweet from Lorenzo Fertitta saying “Stockholm” as a targeted location for the UFC.

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