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Jun 3, 2015 5:59 am

No Jones! Daniel Cormier Will Fight Alexander Gustafsson In First Title Defense

UFC president Dana White appeared on UFC Tonight and mentioned that they were looking at Alexander Gustafsson for Daniel Cormier’s first title challenger and now it has been confirmed. After the show, UFCespanol.com confirmed that ‘The Mauler’ will in fact get a title shot. It was first thought that they would be the main event...

Jun 3, 2015 5:56 am

Alexander Gustafsson Teases Title Shot

UFC light-heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson might have a very big announcement to make. The former title challenger last fought and loss to Anthony Johnson, who just fought and loss to Daniel Cormier. Now, we may see Gustafsson go for the title? This is what a lot are speculating after Gustafsson sent out a mysterious post on...

May 6, 2015 9:00 am

Complete Lineup for UFC Fight Night 69 After Gustafsson Removal

UFC Fight Night 69 took a major shakeup earlier this week when Alexander Gustafsson was forced to pull out of his fight with Glover Teixeira. Gus’ injury not only pulled him off the card, but Teixeira as well and a new main event was announced. Joanna Jedrzejczyk will be defending her UFC Strawweight Championship for...

May 3, 2015 7:34 am

Free Fight! Anthony Johnson vs. Alexander Gustafsson (FULL)

https://youtu.be/fhog6dnd8KU ‘Light heavyweight No. 1 contender Anthony Johnson dominated Alexander Gustafsson in impressive fashion back in January to earn himself a title shot against Daniel Cormier at UFC 187. Check out the complete fight.’ By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 REAL TALK! Luke Rockhold & Daniel Cormier Discuss Jon Jones Tragedy!

Apr 9, 2015 11:15 am

Gustafsson: ‘I Beat Johnson 6 Out of 7 days’

“I win over Anthony Johnson six out of seven days. But, the only thing that wasn’t supposed to happen, happened. One day you are on the top, the other day you’re on the bottom. That’s how it works. Not much. I hadn’t time to show my potential. The fight didn’t last long. But I learned to have...

Apr 7, 2015 8:49 am

Alexander Gustafsson Returns to the Gym!

A photo posted by AlexThemauler (@alexthemauler) on Apr 6, 2015 at 2:52am PDT Alexander Gustafsson is back in the gym! After a rough loss against Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC on FOX, Gustafsson has finally stepped back into the gym to train! WATCH! Luke Rockhold, Daniel Cormier Jump their coach in this exclusive all-access footage.

Apr 6, 2015 8:08 am

Alexander Gustafsson Says ‘It’s Been A Rough Time’ Since Losing To Rumble

Former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson suffered a crushing loss when Anthony Johnson stopped him the first round of their fight back in Jan. Gustafsson was tapped to fight Jon Jones for a second time in a highly anticipated rematch, until Johnson put a stop to that in a matter of moments, in...

Apr 2, 2015 3:41 pm

Gustafsson: I Nearly Quit MMA After Loss to Johnson

“It has definitely been my most difficult period in life so far. I was completely serious about quitting MMA. I don’t care really about the title, it was that it happened in front of my home crowd. My cousins ??were in place. It just took it too hard. I didn’t have the will to continue....

Mar 30, 2015 8:28 am

Report: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira targeted for UFC Fight Night 69

A key light heavyweight battle is being targeted for June’s ‘UFC Fight Night 69’ event in Berlin, as Swedish website Kimura.se is reporting that a fight between former title challengers Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira is being setup by UFC officials. Alexander Gustafsson (16-3 MMA) was last seen in action at January’s ‘UFC on FOX...

Feb 17, 2015 5:00 am

Alexander Gustafsson’s Mother Says She Almost KO’d Jones In The Hospital

Alexander Gustafsson’s mother tells the story of how she almost punched Jon Jones in the face after the fight between Gustafsson and Jones in 2013. “We called Alex several times and was like ‘Where is he? He should be here by now.’ Suddenly, we got a text saying we should come to the emergency room...

Feb 11, 2015 4:25 am

“Rumble” Feels Bad For Knocking Out Gustafsson

“I did (feel bad) because we all knew what the deal was before the fight. He was supposed to have his title shot and then he got injured, and then Jon and D.C. had their beef going on. So, they let that fight continue even though one of them got hurt. So, Alex should have...

Feb 3, 2015 4:04 pm

Rashad Evans: ‘Gustafsson got caught up in his own hype’

“One of the reasons why I felt AJ won was that Gustafsson… I like Gustafsson, Gustafsson is a cool guy and everything. But I honestly felt like he actually thought he was the champion. He had a great fight with Jones, and it could have went either way. but then he let the hype get...

Feb 2, 2015 7:30 am

Dana White: ‘Gustafsson, And DC Will Not Fight Each Other’

Last month, Daniel Cormier lost his grudge match against Jon Jones at UFC 182, and Alexander Gustafsson lost his #1 contender match to Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. This left Anthony Johnson as the #1 contender to face Jon Jones at light heavyweight, while former title challengers Alexander Gustafsson and Daniel Cormier were left at the top...

Jan 28, 2015 5:01 am

Cormier: ‘A bout with Gustafsson Make Sense’

  “He’s got the biggest name. We’re both coming off of a loss. So it would make sense. If that’s the case, if they say Daniel, you and Alexander fight, and the winner will get a title shot against Anthony or Jon, then, yes.” … “It needs to be guy with name recognition. So where...

Jan 26, 2015 8:46 pm

DC: ‘Gustafsson Is The Golden Ticket To Another Title Shot’

Earlier this month Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones finally squared off at UFC 182. The bout saw Jones earn a unanimous decision win over Cormier, leaving many to wonder what Cormier’s next move would be after losing his first professional bout. This past weekend, Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson squared off in Stockholm, with Johnson...

Jan 26, 2015 9:50 am

Anthony Johnson “Still In Shock” From Defeating Gustafsson

On Saturday night, Anthony Johnson went into hostile territory to face Alexander Gustafsson in front of The Mauler’s native crowd in Sweden. Johnson went in and ultimately knocked Gustafsson out in the first round after landing vicious ground and pound while Gustafsson was rocked. He spoke to media members post-fight to discuss the finish, as...

Jan 26, 2015 5:01 am

Gustafsson vs. Johnson Does Highest UFC on FOX Numbers In Two Years

This past weekend, Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson went to war in Stockholm. The bout saw Gustafsson KO’d in the first round, marking the first time ‘The Mauler’ had been stopped by strikes in his career. Overnight ratings from TVbythenumbers show 2.82 million viewers tuning in to see the scrap, however that is just...

Jan 25, 2015 4:14 pm

Pros React To Johnson’s Win Over Gustafsson

Yesterday the MMA world watched on as Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson stepped into the Octagon to face Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden. Johnson did what many didn’t think he would, knocking out Gustafsson in the 1st round, marking the first time ‘The Mauler’ was stopped with strikes in his MMA career. Below is a compilation of fighter...

Jan 25, 2015 6:41 am

Cormier And Stann Discuss Johnson’s TKO Win Over Gustafsson

Last night in the main event of “UFC Fight Night Stockholm”, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson TKO’d Alexander Gustafsson to earn a shot at Jon Jones light heavyweight strap (See that HERE). Following the win, Brian Stann and Daniel Cormier broke down the win on the UFC Post-Fight show, in addition to discussing a future matchup between...

Jan 25, 2015 6:29 am

Jones “Not Impressed” By Gustafsson’s Performance

Following Anthony Johnson’s 1st round TKO win over Alexander Gustafsson last night at “UFC Fight Night Stockholm”, UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones sent out a tweet to Alexander Gustafsson with a famous line made famous by Georges St. Pierre. The Tweet was deleted shortly after it was published, however fans still had time to...

Jan 24, 2015 8:45 pm

Gustafsson: I Favor Johnson in Fight with Jones

Alexander Gustafsson was knocked out for the first time in his career tonight when he stepped into the octagon against Anthony Johnson. Johnson earned the right to face Jon Jones for the title with his victory at UFC on FOX 14. During the post fight presser, Gustafsson was asked who he would choose as the...

Jan 24, 2015 7:38 pm

Gustafsson gracious in defeat

Alexander Gustafsson reacts right after his first round loss to Anthony Johnson and thanks the Swedish fans for their support.

Jan 24, 2015 6:56 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Johnson 1st Man to KO Gustafsson, Does it in Round 1

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is the most dangerous man in the light heavyweight division. Now, he will get a chance to prove it as he has earned the right to fight UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. Johnson caught Gustafsson with a counter right hook to the jaw and neck. Gustafsson crumbled to the mat and...

Jan 24, 2015 11:09 am

“UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson” Official Results

‘UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson’ goes down tonight from the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm. In tonight’s main event Alexander Gustaffson takes on Anthony Johnson in a title eliminator bout. Fight fans, who cannot make tonight’s event, are invited back here to follow along with the action. UFC on FOX 14 Results: MAIN CARD:...