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Oct 6, 2014 5:04 am

Alexander Gustafsson Speaks Out Against Negative Fans

This past Saturday the UFC visited Sweden for UFC Fight Night Stockholm, where the Swedes went 0-4 for the night. Alexander Gustafsson took to Facebook to express his dissatisfaction with the fans for their lack of support following a tough night for their native fighters. Gustafsson posted the following message on his Facebook. “Thank you...

Oct 3, 2014 10:38 am

Gustafsson Interested In Fight With Rashad Evans

Alexander Gustasson was supposed to be fighting Anthony Johnson at UFC on FOX 13, however Johnson was indefinitely suspended recently (Read about it HERE), leaving ‘The Mauler’ without an opponent. Following UFC 178 this past weekend, Rashad Evans expressed his desire to fight the former title challenger, Gustafsson. “When I left, I was at the...

Oct 1, 2014 11:26 am

Evans Asks UFC Boss To Give Him Gustafsson Fight

“I’ve been very impressed with how his development has gone,” Evans said on FOX Sports 1’s post-UFC 178 show. “I would definitely like to fight him when I return. Definitely. When I left, I was at the top and Alexander Gustafsson has been getting better with every single fight. Dana (White), set it up.” With...

Sep 15, 2014 11:28 am

Gustafsson Wants Fight With Anthony Johnson In January

Fight fans may get the chance to see the highly anticipated light heavyweight bout between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Rumble Johnson sooner rather than later. After initially stating that he had no desire to fight Anthony Johnson, and that he would rather wait for a title shot against the winner of Jon Jones vs. Daniel...

Sep 9, 2014 7:52 pm

“Rumble”: ‘Hey Gustafsson, You’re Not The Head Honcho!’

“I just wanted a yes or a no to the fight. With him not responding, it just pretty much pissed me off. “Gus gave Jon (Jones) a run for his money, the toughest fight Jon has ever had. Everybody either has a fight lined up or they’re injured, and the only people in the top-five...

Sep 5, 2014 5:31 am

Gustafsson Responds To “Rumble”: ‘Time to show you what the Battlefield feels like’

Post by Anthony Johnson. The UFC’s light-heavyweight title picture just got a little more intense with news that Alexander Gustafsson has accepted the multiple callouts from Blackzilian wrecking machine, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Gustafsson posted to his social media: “Anthony Johnson, there is no one hiding from anyone here. We are both professional fighters and fighting...

Sep 3, 2014 11:55 am

Gustafsson Unimpressed With “Rumbles” Resume, Will Not Fight Him

Title shot or nothing! Top UFC light-heavyweight contender, Alexander Gustafsson is making sure he holds on to his #1 slot, and he doesn’t care how long it takes. The Swede tells MMAJunkie.com: “If it is so that they guarantee me a title match in Sweden … I can wait three years.Then it does not matter…...

Aug 30, 2014 12:47 pm

Gustafsson: ‘I’ve Been Promised The Winner Of Jones vs. D.C.’

Top UFC light-heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson has broken his silence about his title shot predicament, and promises fans he will return to fighting whenver the UFC wants. Check it: (Via Facebook) “Me and my team had a great call with the big boss Mr. Lorenzo Fertitta. I got a guarantee that I will face the...

Aug 28, 2014 12:19 pm

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson Calls Out Gustafsson

The fast rising Blazkzilian, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson (pictured) is ready to take things to the next-level. After revitalizing his career as a light-heavyweight, and brutally dispatching two top 10 205’ers, Johnson has been continually calling out Alexander Gustafsson, the UFC’s rightful number 1 contender. Here’s the latest: @AlexTheMauler I respect you as a fighter but...

Aug 19, 2014 8:09 am

Anthony Rumble Johnson Wants Bader, Then Gustafsson

Anthony Johnson is on a crash course with light heavyweight champion Jon Jones if everything continues on the path it’s going. After defeating Phil Davis earlier in summer, Rumble continued his tear of the 205 pound division by knocking out Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in July. He spoke with MMAJunkie about his hope for fighting Ryan...

Aug 15, 2014 4:18 pm

Johnson Ready And Willing To “Rumble” With Gustafsson

“I’m down to fight whoever. If they want to give me Alex, that’s fine. We’re all going to have to fight eventually, one day. It’s bound to happen, so why not?… I’ll hate (traveling to Sweden) it, but alright, I guess I’m going to Sweden to whip some ass.” “I’ll fight ‘em all,” he later...

Aug 15, 2014 3:06 pm

White: ‘Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson Makes Sense’

  Alexander Gustafsson’s plans, are to sit on the side-lines, and wait for a title shot. But he’s going to be out for a very long time and that’s not what the UFC is looking for. Instead, during a recent report on UFC.COM, UFC President Dana White said he’s wants to put together a bout...

Aug 15, 2014 10:00 am

White Not Interested In Having Gustafsson Wait

The very moment that it was announced that Jon Jones was withdrawing from UFC 178 due to an injury, Alexander Gustafsson jumped in, telling the world that he was here and ready to take his rightful place against Jones in January. “I just heard the news that Jones is injured and the fight is rescheduled...

Aug 14, 2014 10:46 am

Gustafsson Sitting Out For Title Shot

Alexander Gustafsson fans are going to have to wait a very long time to see the Swedish based fighter return to the cage. And that’s his own doing. He doesn’t want to fight anyone, but Jon Jones. The original plan was to rematch Jon Jones in next month’s UFC 178 main event. That got botched...

Aug 12, 2014 6:16 pm

Gustafsson Slams UFC For Overlooking Him For Title Shot Again

Earlier today when news broke that Jon Jones withdrew from UFC 178 with a torn meniscus and the bout would be rescheduled for UFC 182, Alexander Gustafsson was not pleased. Gus posted the following message on his official Facebook page: Post by Alexander Gustafsson.

Aug 6, 2014 10:07 am

Gustafsson Responds To “Childish” Jones vs. Cormier Brawl

“What can I say? I think it’s childish at this level. We are all professional and must be shown by example and represent the sport as best we can. Just think it’s ridiculous.” Gustafsson, who was originally scheduled to fight Jon Jones discussed the disappointment of pulling out of the fight due to injury. “I...

Aug 5, 2014 3:06 pm

Gustafsson Picks Jones Over Cormier At UFC 178

Former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson may be sidelined after undergoing a minor surgery, but that hasn’t stopped him from wanting his rematch with Jon Jones. Gustafsson is confident that when Jones meets Cormier at UFC 178 in an actual bout (not another press conference) Jones will emerge victorious. His words via The...

Aug 5, 2014 8:06 am

PHOTO | Gustafsson Motivated After Successful Knee Surgery

UFC light heavyweight title contender Alexander Gustafsson has successfully undergone knee surgery to repair a partially torn meniscus that forced him out of his UFC 178 bout against Jon Jones. The Swede took to Instagram to let his fans know he was doing well and it more motivated than ever. Done, just woke up! Never...

Aug 4, 2014 8:34 am

QUICK TWITT: Jones Disses Gustafsson ‘Stop The Media Stunts’

Jon Jones has been on a tear via social media lately. It seems any time someone mentions Jones title belt, his upcoming bout with Daniel Cormier, or his last bout with Alexander Gustafsson, Jones responds with media gold. Last week Gustafsson Tweeted a picture of Jon Jones stitched up eye, saying Jones will always remember...

Jul 29, 2014 5:05 pm

Alexander Gustafsson Vows To Get “My Belt”

Alexander Gustafsson was supposed to fight Jon Jones at UFC 178 in September in one of the most highly anticipated rematches in recent times. However The Mauler was forced to pull out of the fight with a nagging knee injury. Alex posted the following message on his personal Facebook: Post by Alexander Gustafsson.

Jul 29, 2014 7:55 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones Trolls Alexander Gustafsson’s Instagram

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones may be fighting Daniel Cormier at UFC 178 instead of Alexander Gustafsson, but that hasn’t stopped Jones from dissing Gustafsson on his own Instagram. The following photo was posted on Gustafsson’s Instagram on July 18th, however Jones dissed The Mauler on it last night. Check out the original picture,...

Jul 25, 2014 5:50 am

Gustafsson Breaks Silence On Fight Cancelling Injury

“I’m disappointed I can’t fight, but this is not the end, it’s just the beginning. I’m going to come back much stronger.” “I was sparring and I felt my knee pop twice, but it didn’t hurt, it just felt strange. I finished training and came home and then I woke up the next morning and...

Jul 23, 2014 4:34 pm

Alexander Gustafsson Out, Daniel Cormier In Against Jon Jones At UFC 178

That injury bug! Daniel Cormier received the call of his life today, when UFC officials learned that UFC 178 headliner Alexander Gustafsson was withdrawing from his scheduled title shot due to injury. As a result, the AKA based Olympian will get his long-awaited shot at a UFC title on September 27th in Las Vegas. Daniel...

Jul 22, 2014 7:20 pm

Jones vs. Gustafsson II To Take Place At MGM Grand In Vegas

UFC President Dana White said in an official statement today made by the UFC that the rematch between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 178 on September 27th will in fact take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. This news comes some time after the UFC announced the event would be held in...

Jul 13, 2014 9:17 am

Alexander Gustafsson Voted 2nd Sexiest Man In Sweden

If the ladies weren’t already lining up for UFC Light-heavyweight fighter Alexander Gustafsson, They probably are now! The Swedish based fighter, is apparently among the nations most sexy men. Who’d of thunk it?