By Jamie McAllister:
“Alexander Gustafsson is close to a title shot. I think if he wins two more fights against like, Lyoto or Evans, I’d like to see him with another wrestler. I don’t think it is appropriate to be comparing us. The only thing we have similar is that we are both tall. Were different fighters, I kick fast, I’m good in the clinch and accurate and he has great boxing.”
“I like his swagger though, he exudes winning when he steps in the cage, he has the potential to be a star, he just has it.”
Jon Jones has his say on Alexander Gustafsson during today’s UFC 145 pre-fight press conference.
If you were watching the event the odds are you would have heard the comparison between Jones and Gustafsson being made. However the Light Heavyweight Champion does not agree with the assessment.
Gustafsson defeated Thiago Silva at the UFC on Fuel TV 2 card in impressive fashion and could find himself one or two wins away from a potential title shot.
Do you think Gustafsson now or in the near future has the necessary skills and fighting style to cause Jones problems and get the victory ?