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Oct 20, 2016 8:17 am

Alexander Gustafsson sidelined indefinitely

Recently, news surfaced that top ranked UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson had been forced to pull out of his UFC Fight Night: 100 scrap with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, where ‘The Mauler’ would look to build momentum on his ‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’ win over Jan Blanhowicz last month. Unfortunately for Gustafsson, he was forced out...

Oct 1, 2016 8:54 am

PHOTO | One year later, Daniel Cormier reflects on fight with Alexander Gustafsson

At UFC 192, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier stepped into the Octagon to defend his light heavyweight strap for the first time. Standing opposite ‘DC’ was Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson, the man who many believed to have defeated Jon Jones back in 2013. The fight was an extremely close one that went the full...

Sep 30, 2016 4:21 pm

Alexander Gustafsson out of headlining fight with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

Unfortunate news surfaced Friday night that top ranked UFC light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson has been forced to withdraw form his upcoming UFC Fight Night 100 headlining scrap against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. MMAFighitng broke the news, which also revealed that at the present time, there has been no word as to what the injury that...

Sep 25, 2016 2:32 pm

UFC Fight Night 100: Gustafsson vs. Nogueira adds six more bouts

UFC Fight Night 100 will take place November 19 live from the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event is headlined by a key light heavyweight tilt between former title challenger Alexander Gustafsson and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. In addition to the main event, which was made official yesterday evening in Brazil, the UFC announced...


Sep 19, 2016 6:50 am

Alexander Gustafsson says he was never really considering retirement

2015 was not a great year for Swedish light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson. First, he experienced the lone knockout loss of his career at the hands Anthony “Rumble” Johnson – a loss that occurred in front of tens of thousands of loyal, Swedish fans. Then, he came up short in a razor thin title fight with reigning...

Sep 18, 2016 12:04 pm

BREAKING| Gustafsson Returns to Headline UFC Fight Night 100

Just weeks removed from his big win over Jan Blachowicz, Swedish light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson has another big fight in the pipe. While his last fight occurred on European soil, however, this one will take him across the world to Sao Paolo, Brazil. The two-time light heavyweight title challenger is now scheduled to take on...

Sep 13, 2016 9:48 am

Alexander Gustafsson: Jones doesn’t deserve immediate title shot

While Jon Jones is busy trying to clear up the messy fallout from UFC 200, two-time title challenger Alexander Gustafsson believes it would not be fair to give ‘Bones’ an immediate rematch once he sorts out his situation with USADA. Jones tested positive for two banned substances in a June 16 out-of-competition drug test conducted by...

Sep 4, 2016 11:17 am

Gustafsson Interested in Jones Rematch, But Not to Settle Their Score

Back in 2013, former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and number-one-contender Alexander Gustafsson engaged in an unforgettable war for the ages. In the end, Jones would walk away with a unanimous decision win, though many parties believed Gustafsson had done enough to steal the title. Today, Jones is neck-deep in a complicated stretch that has seen...

Sep 4, 2016 8:27 am

VIDEO | Gustafsson Comments on Safe Win Over Blachowicz

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s trip to Hamburg, Germany, Alexander Gustafsson rebounded from a two-fight losing streak by decisioning Poland’s Jan Blachowicz. Despite being known as a striker, Gustafsson relied primarily on his wrestling to defeat Blachowicz, which has earned him a bit of criticism from fans and fellow fighters alike. In a...

Sep 4, 2016 6:54 am

Corey Anderson Blasts Alexander Gustafsson for Decision Defeat of Jan Blachowicz

Yesterday, in the co-main event of the UFC’s trip to Hamburg, Germany, Sweden’s Alexander Gustafsson employed a wrestling-heavy game plan to steal a unanimous decision from the dangerous Jan Blachowicz. Though this performance was a bit of a break from Gustafsson’s typical, striking-based style, it was impressive all the same. It was also an important win...

Sep 4, 2016 6:03 am

VIDEO | Watch Alexander Gustafsson and Jan Blachowicz Have a Beer After Their Fight

Yesterday, in the co-main event of the UFC’s return to Germany, Sweden’s Alexander Gustafsson and Poland’s Jan Blachowicz went at it in an intriguing light heavyweight showdown. The opening moments of the bout saw Blachowicz, who was a sizeable underdog, find some success on the feet, though this only forced Gustafsson to shift gears and...

Sep 3, 2016 2:50 pm

MMA community reacts to Alexander Gustafsson’s win over Jan Blanchowicz

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’ former light heavyweight title challenger Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson returned to the Octagon for the first time since his split decision loss to Daniel Cormier in October. The win for Gustafsson was an incredibly dominant one, with Gustafsson dominating the fight from bell to bell as...

Sep 3, 2016 1:29 pm

UFC Fight Night 93 Results: Alexander Gustafsson defeats Jan Blachowicz

A key light heavyweight bout between former title challenger Alexander Gustafsson and Jan Blachowicz served as the co-main event of today’s UFC Fight Night 93 event in Hamburg, Germany. Round one begins and Blachowicz comes forward with a combo. Gus repsonds with a left hand followed by a legkick. Jan comes forward with punches and...

Sep 1, 2016 12:42 pm

Alexander Gustafsson looking forward despite narrow losses in title fights

Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson has arguably been on the wrong end of two of the closest decision in UFC history. In the main event of UFC 165 in 2013, Gustafsson and Jon Jones put on what many consider to be the greatest light heavyweight title fight in the history of the sport. Unfortunately for Gustafsson,...

Aug 30, 2016 12:04 pm

VIDEO | Watch Alexander Gustafsson Prepare for Jan Blachowicz

Despite very nearly wrestling the UFC light heavyweight title from former champion Jon Jones, and then again in a war with current champ Daniel Cormier, Swedish light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson is currently at a crossroads. He’s lost his last two fights, first succumbing to an Anthony “Rumble” Johnson KO, then coming up short against Cormier. This Saturday,...

Jun 17, 2016 2:00 am

Alexander Gustafsson returns to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night in Germany

Alexander Gustafsson has a new fight booked and will return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night in Hamburg, Germany on September 3. The UFC announced late Thursday that Gustaffson will face Jan Blachowicz in a light heavyweight bout. He's back! @AlexTheMauler steps into the Octagon at #UFCHamburg against @JanBlachowicz! 🎟 https://t.co/6wSL6jDKUM pic.twitter.com/eRlaxetSnf — UFC...

May 6, 2016 8:14 am

VIDEO | Alexander Gustafsson working on technique with focus mitts

[ooyala code=”45NGFjMzE6DPrY4Z9BOeGPf5Cjh_krDg” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1280″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Alexander Gustafsson is currently riding a 2-fight losing streak that saw him controversially TKOd by Anthony Johnson in Sweden, and then lose via split decision to UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. The fight with Cormier was an extremely close one, with many believing that Gustafsson should have...

Apr 1, 2016 8:44 am

Alexander Gustafsson trolls fans on Instagram with harsh April Fools prank

Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson is undoubtably one of the best fighters on the UFC’s light heavyweight roster. Unfortunately for Gustafsson, 2015 was a rough year for the Swedish standout. After being knocked out by Anthony Johnson in Sweden, Gustafsson dropped a controversial split decision to Daniel Cormier at UFC 192. With that being said, Gustafsson...

Mar 27, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier vs. Alexander Gustafsson (Full fight)

Ahead of UFC 197, where Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight title, take a look back at Cormier’s first title defense against Alexander Gustafsson. The fight was an extremely close one that ultimately saw the judges give Cormier the win via split decision. With that...

Mar 2, 2016 1:57 pm

Alexander Gustafsson responds to Jon Jones’ callout

While Jon Jones is currently slated to fight Daniel Cormier in a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship at UFC 197 on April 23rd, ‘Bones’ recently stated that he actually has his eyes set on a rematch with Alexander Gustafsson. Jones and Gustafsson fought to a decision back at UFC 165. While...

Feb 5, 2016 11:10 am

Coach explains why Alexander Gustafsson is back at Alliance MMA

Alexander Gustafsson currently doesn’t have a fight booked inside the Octagon, however in the wake of his controversial split decision loss to Daniel Cormier back at UFC 192, Gustafsson is back training at Alliance MMA in California under Eric Del Fierro. With Anthony Johnson’s recent win over Ryan Bader this past weekend in New Jersey...

Feb 4, 2016 8:15 am

UPDATES! BJ Penn, Alexander Gustafsson, Yoel Romero, and John Dodson

With the UFC’s packed schedule it’s easy to get left behind in the ever changing world of MMA news. Ariel Helwani joined ‘UFC Tonight’ to give updates on just what’s going on with several top-ranked fighters. In the video above you can get updates on the following situations: First up is our namesake BJ Penn,...

Feb 2, 2016 8:08 am

New Video! Alexander Gustafsson “movement” training

All this talk about movement coaches and training got title contender Alexander Gustafsson on the search for the cutting edge of superior movement in this hilarious short video. Not sure if this is the kind of movement training that Carlos Condit and Conor McGregor are working on but this movement looks interesting to say the...

Jan 13, 2016 10:20 am

PHOTO | The first time Alexander Gustafsson and Jon Jones met

Back in 2013 Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson put on one of the greatest fights in UFC history at UFC 165 when the pair fought to a controversial decision that saw Jones retain the UFC light heavyweight championship. Prior to that however, the pair were featured as guests of honor at Legend Fight Show, where...

Jan 4, 2016 6:44 pm

Alexander Gustafsson knows the hurt Carlos Condit is feeling all too well

Former challenger for the UFC light heavyweight title, Alexander Gustafsson congratulated Robbie Lawler on successfully defending his welterweight championship on Facebook. Gustafsson also went on to empathize with Carlos Condit in losing a tough and very close decision. Gustafsson posted a photo of Lawler and Condit posing right before the decision was announced and captioned...

Nov 26, 2015 8:36 am

WATCH! Never before seen Cormier vs. Gustafsson behind the scenes footage

At UFC 192 UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier went to war with Alexander Gustafsson for 5 rounds. Ultimately Cormier was given the split decision nod in what went down as one of the greatest title fights in the history of the UFC. In this never before seen exclusive footage released by the UFC, Cormier...