Archive: Alexander Gustafsson

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 28, 2014 9:02 am

PHOTO | UFC 178 Official Poster

With the recent cancellation of Jones vs. Cormier, UFC officials have put together a solid replacement main event in the form of a Flyweight title fight. Here’s the new event poster:

Aug 20, 2014 1:57 pm

“Rumble” : ‘I’ll move up to heavyweight, K.O. Overeem, and do it all with a smile’

Top UFC light-heavyweight, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson continued his war of words against, his former Blackzilian teammate, Alistair Overeem. Since his departure from the team, Alistair Overeem has been at the wrong end of many of Johnson’s statements, which often end in some type of physical threat to “The Reem”. Here’s the latest: (via Fighters Only)...

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 8:27 pm

Back From Vacation And Ready For Business, Dana White Talks The Jones vs. DC Brawl

  “As soon as Jones went up and their bodies touched, I would have separated them,” White said. “Sometimes you’ll see me put a hand in, or sometimes you’ll see me do something else. I would have separated them. It was the head butt, Jones headbutted Cormier – that’s what upset [Daniel] and made him...

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 13, 2014 7:37 am

‘Mighty Mouse’: ‘About time UFC 178 got a real main event’

Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson has been promoted to the UFC 178 main event following Jon Jones’ withdrawal from his bout with Daniel Cormier. (More on that HERE) He’s excited: Bad: You’ll have to wait a bit longer to see me win again. Good: I’m the new UFC 178 headliner. Bout time that card gets a...

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 10, 2014 1:24 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘Brawl not a proud moment for us’

In an interview on AXS TV’s Inside MMA UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier discusses his relationship UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones that included a flair up at a press event and an off-air exchange after an interview with the two fighters

Aug 10, 2014 12:17 pm

Brawl To Give Jones vs. Cormier Major PPV Bump? Former Champ Says Yes

“It looked real to me. A fight is a fight. If you want to get in someone’s head, that’s the best way to do it. Cormier stood his ground. I would have done the same thing, both ways, as Jones or Cormier. What we do is real. It’s real competition and we’re fighting for our...

Aug 8, 2014 2:38 pm

Jones-Cormier Off-Air Transcript

EDIT: The video is back up and live, RIGHT HERE. Our fun video of Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier arguing off-air has been pulled by the UFC. Since you can no longer watch it, here’s the transcript word-for-word.   Jones: Hey pussy, are you still there? Cormier: I’m here. I’m here. You are just the fakest person....

Aug 8, 2014 1:33 pm

Joe Rogan Does Not Approve Of The Jones-Cormier Brawl

“It was ridiculous. This can’t happen. You can’t do that. This is real bad for the sport. It’s real bad. It’s real bad for public perception. It’s a weapon to be used against MMA. It’s unfortunate. “I think it’s ridiculous. It’s ridiculous. Some of it’s gamesmanship, but it’s just so bad for the image of...