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Jun 8, 2015 2:55 pm

‘I’m A More Dangerous Opponent for Cormier than Gustafsson’

Ryan Bader has been campaigning for a shot at the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship which was recently claimed by Daniel Cormier. After Cormier defeated Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 in May, Bader confronted Cormier at the post fight press conference and took matters into his own hands. For the following weeks, Bader and Cormier proceeded...

Jun 7, 2015 2:59 pm

Gustafsson: Cormier Has ‘Tons’ of Weaknesses I Will Exploit

Less than a month after Daniel Cormier dominated Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC 187, his first challenger to his title has been announced. Alexander Gustafsson will step into the octagon with DC to once again attempt to retrieve UFC gold. In a recent interview with MMAViking, Gustafsson was asked if he saw any holes in...

Jun 6, 2015 7:45 am

DC On Gustafsson Title Shot: ‘All Logic Said It Was Going To Be Bader’

UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier just won the title and already has a challenger lined up, only it’s one he didn’t expect. Cormeir, like plenty of fans, expected to fight Ryan Bader simply because he was the only one that logically mad sense. Well, as we know, sometimes logic doesn’t get you a titles shot....

Jun 5, 2015 12:35 am

Gustafsson On Title Shot: ‘I Didn’t Even See Myself In That Position’

Apparently, according to the UFC light-heavyweight himself, Alexander Gustafsson really didn’t expect to get a title shot for the same reason a lot of fans are pointing out. But, he got it and now it’s time to prepare. The challenger says he’s already seen a lot of holes in Daniel Cormier’s game that he can...

Jun 5, 2015 12:33 am

Bader Camp Calls Gustafsson vs. Cormier Booking A ”Learning Experience”

Ryan Bader (19-4 MMA) was booked to fight Daniel Cormier in the headlining bout of this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 68 event in New Orleans. However, fate intervened and “DC” was called up to fight for the UFC’s vacant light heavyweight title against Anthony Johnson at May’s UFC 187 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas, a...

Jun 4, 2015 10:48 am

Jon Jones’ Manager Speaks Out Against Cormier, Gustafsson Title Booking

Former UFC champion Jon Jones is still off the grid, awaiting his legal issues to play out, but we did hear from his manager. Jones’ manager, Malki Kawa, took to Twitter to share his feelings about the UFC giving Alexander Gustafsson the next title shot. Check out what he had to say: It's as if...

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...