Archive: Alexander Gustafsson

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...

Aug 3, 2014 4:20 pm

Jon Jones “Can’t Wait” To Show D.C. What’s Up With The Champ

The rivalry between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier continues to brew ahead of their UFC 178 showdown next month. The undefeated Cormier has seen little a test during his tenure as a prize-fighter, and as of late, at light-heavyweight, he’s ascended through the ranks entirely unopposed. The champ, Jon Jones wants to remind his confident...

Aug 1, 2014 6:46 am

Jones Says He’s Heard It All Before, Not Intimidated By Cormier

‘His hands are too fast.’ ‘His Jiu Jitsu is too good.’ ‘His wrestling is too good.’ ‘He’s too fast.’ ‘Too experienced.’ ‘Can’t beat his Karate.’ ‘Can’t beat his timing.’ I’ve literally heard everything. Everything.

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 25, 2014 5:21 am

Dustin Poirier: ‘I’m going to whup McGregor’s a$$’

“He just runs his mouth a little bit too much. He just kind of brings that kind of hatred towards himself. But, at the same time, people want to see him fight. So he’s doing a job of promoting the sport and the featherweight division. But he just got dealt a bad hand this time.”...

Jul 24, 2014 8:44 pm

Daniel Cormier Agrees To Send Dominoes Delivery Driver To His UFC Title Fight

In just a couple of months, Daniel Cormier will get his long-awaited UFC title shot. The top light-heavyweight fighter’s number 1 fan took to twitter with a certain disappointment, but D.C. heard his cry and decided to help him out. I should've gone to 178. Go @dc_mma — REAL DEAL (@realdealruss) July 23, 2014 After...

Jul 24, 2014 5:19 am

Cormier Reacts To Title Shot And Jon Jones Trash Talk

  Daniel Cormier on when he found out about the Jon Jones title fight: “I got on the scale at 6:45 AM this morning because I had six donuts yesterday. Right then I got a text from Lorenzo Fertitta. I thought, ‘This can’t be good.’ Lorenzo offered me the fight. I got with my coaches we...

Jul 23, 2014 7:50 pm

Jon Jones And Daniel Cormier Engage In Twitter Beef

No need to convince these guys to fight. Moments after announcing Daniel Cormier as the replacement for the injured Alexander Gustafsson, Jon Jones and DC took to twitter to exchange words. Guys please get this message to @JonnyBones he doesn't follow me. Didn't think I followed him. Hes a ninja #newchamp — Daniel Cormier...

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 22, 2014 2:24 pm

BREAKING NEWS: McGregor vs. Poirier Booked For UFC 178

The UFC has just announced that Notorious Conor McGregor will be facing off against Dustin Poirier at UFC 178: Jones vs. Gustafsson on September 27th in Las Vegas. Poirier and McGregor have been trading shots via Twitter. After Poirier’s teammate Cole Miller pulled out of his scheduled UFC Dublin bout against McGregor, Poirier didn’t step...

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?

Jun 29, 2014 3:48 pm

Two Planned 2014 UFC Pay-Per-Views in Canada appear to be moving elsewhere

Dear Canada, The octagon will return to the great city of Montreal… eventually. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently revealed a new date for its return to the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Originally slated for December of 2014, Managing Director for UFC Operations Tom Wright informed media members at the “UFC Fight Night 43” post-fight press conference that the event...

Jun 23, 2014 12:29 pm

Jon Jones: Gustafsson Fight Was My Strongest Showing

Jon Jones spoke with ESPN’s MMA Live to talk about his upcoming rematch with Alexander Gustafsson and how he has learned from the situation, including the UFC’s tactics they used to get the bout agreed upon. “I think it was handled the way it had to be. The UFC had to do their certain strategies...

Jun 20, 2014 6:30 am

PHOTO | Gustafsson Updates His List Of Victims Tattoo

In a recent posting to his Facebook page, Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson revealed the latest edition’s to his record of victims tattooed on his arm. His Words: Ok, finally done with the updates on my tattoos. The Jon “Bones” Jones fight and the Jimi Manuwa are filled in. In my eyes, I won the fight...

Jun 19, 2014 6:08 am

Cormier Prepping For Surgery after UFC Fan Wrestling Expo Match Up

With Jones vs. Gustafsson 2 officially in the books, top light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier has elected to have surgery on his right knee. The former Olympian is suffering from a torn LCL and partially damaged ACL. Undefeated Cormier suffered the injury to his LCL about 10 days out from his UFC 173 bout against...

Jun 8, 2014 3:11 pm

Cormier: ‘Jon Jones Isn’t Afraid Of Anyone’

“As hopeful as I was, as excited as I was, I’m still a realist. I knew the chances of it happening weren’t very big. Everything is what you make it. If I’m going to be down in the dumps, sad, disappointed, it’s going to have an overall effect in my life. It will have an...