01/04/2012 01:45 EST | Updated 03/05/2012 05:12 EST

UFC expands European presence, schedules show in Sweden for April

TORONTO - The UFC is headed to Sweden.

The mixed martial arts organization will holds its first Scandinavian show in Stockholm on April 14.

There was no immediate word on the fighters on the card but the UFC roster includes rising Swedish light-heavyweight Alexander (The Mauler) Gustafsson. Veteran welterweight Martin (The Hitman) Kampmann is originally from Denmark.

The Stockholm show is scheduled for the Ericsson Globe, a 12,000-seat arena.

The UFC has already held European shows in England, Germany, Ireland and Northern Ireland.