BY MATTHEW ROTH IMAGE: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports Alex Gustafsson has always been on of the best young fighters in the UFC’s light heavyweight division. After a small setback in a submission loss to Phil Davis, Gustafsson has quickly become the latest member into the elite class of 205-pounders under contract. At UFC on Fox […]
By Denny Hodge Alexander Gustafsson took one step closer to becoming the number one contender in the light heavyweight division, earning a dominating unanimous decision victory over Mauricio â€œShogunâ€ Rua with scores of 30-27, 30-27, and 30-26. An exciting first round started with Gustaffson using his length to score from the outside, mixing in knees […]
By MMA Sucka After winning a lopsided unanimous decision during his first UFC headlining gig at April 2012â€²s UFC on FUEL TV 2 in his own hometown of Stockholm, Sweden, it became obvious to fans everywhere that Alexander â€œThe Maulerâ€ Gustafsson (14-1) was ready for the MMA spotlight. He recently said this about that night […]
By Gareth A Davies UFC lightweight Ross Pearson believes Team Alliance training partner Alex Gustafsson could overwhelm Brazilian Shogun Rua next weekend in Seattle and become the next challenger to UFC light-heavyweight champion and wunderkind Jon Jones. British UFC stand-out Ross Pearson revealed yesterday that Team Alliance training partner Alex Gustafsson has â€œsome tricks up […]
Posted by Chris Leslie The UFCâ€™s Jon Anik ventured out to San Diego, California to sit down with Swedish sensation Alexander Gustaffson. Anik spoke to â€œThe Maulerâ€ about his emerging popularity as a rising contender in the UFC. Gustaffson will face his biggest test yet as he faces Mauricio â€œShogunâ€ Rua next week in Seattle […]
By: Bruno UFC Light heavy weight Phil Davis shows his fellow UFC-partner Alexander Gustafsson how you do a proper half Nelson.
By Dojo.TV Last week I was once again lurking about down at Alliance MMA in Chula Vista, only on this day, I showed up to find a crew already filming Cruz and Gustafsson in a little pimp session for The Ultimate Insider. (I thinkâ€¦ I also saw some Bad Boy branding on the backs of […]
BY KHURRAM AZIZ UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson has laid out his blueprint for victory in what he says will be his toughest fight ever. In an interview with MMA Fighting, the Swede revealed that his game plan against Shogun Rua will be similar to the one he implemented with devastating effect against Thiago Silva […]
By DOJO.TV Alex “The Mauler” Gustafsson, described by some to be “the next big thing”, is fighting out of Team Alliance in Chula Vista and taking on Shogun Rua in December… Alex is the first of nine fighters out of Alliance we’ll be looking at over the coming weeks… As well as the gym and […]
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Video by Fighters Only Magazine UFC fighters Alexander Gustafsson and Ross Pearson help to brighten the days of children at a local hospital in Nottingham, England.
Article by Jesse Holland I don’t think ratings will be an issue when ZUFFA returns to network television later this year. That’s because Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has assembled a stacked fight card and line up for its next UFC on FOX 5 event on Dec. 8, 2012 at a location to be named, according […]
Article By Dana Becker Alexander Gustafsson earned a trademark win when he defeated Thiago Silva earlier this year in his native country of Sweden. Since that time, “The Mauler” has been sitting on the sidelines, healing up what he calls a “minor” hand injury. “I never broke my hand, really, I just had some small […]
Article by MMAjunkie.com Staff While the overall ratings mark for this past weekend’s UFC on FUEL TV 2 event dipped slightly from the channel’s debut event, the card still earned a few record figures for FUEL TV. FUEL TV recently announced the card, which aired live on April 14 at 3 p.m. ET, served as […]
Article by Kelvin Hunt Fighter weigh-inâ€™s for the UFC on FUEL 2 event took place earlier today in preparation for Saturday afternoonâ€™s fight card at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. All fighters made weight and are ready to get it on tomorrow. Main event fighters Alexander Gustafsson and Thiago Silva hit the 205 […]
Article by Kelvin Hunt The UFC on FUEL 2 main event features a light heavyweight bout between Alexander Gustafsson and Thiago Silva thatâ€™s set for Stockholm, Sweden. Itâ€™s an important fight in the grand scheme of things as Gustafsson is looking to solidify himself as a legitimate challenger for the title, and Silva is looking […]
Article by Mark Wayne The UFCâ€™s Spring drought will come to an end this weekend with UFC on Fuel TV 2: Gustafsson vs. Silva. For their second offering on the network, the promotion is taking their traveling road show to Sweden for the first time. In the nightâ€™s main event, rising Swedish light heavyweight Alexander […]
Article by Matthew Roth This weekend Alexander Gustafsson finds himself in the role of main event fighter for the first time in his UFC career. His opponent? The returning Thiago Silva. Originally Gustafsson was scheduled to face Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, but an injury caused Lil Nog to pull out of the fight. At just 25 […]
Article by Dave Coulson The UFC makes its debut in Sweden next week with the UFC on FUEL 2 card and in the main event, hometown hero Alexander â€œThe Maulerâ€ Gustafsson is hoping to make his big mark on the UFC light heavyweight division. Gustafsson takes on the always dangerous Thiago Silva in next Saturdayâ€™s […]
Article by Jesse Holland “Forrest Griffin told us that (Alexander Gustafsson) has been out here [in Las Vegas] and he’s been beating the living shit out of everybody. Forrest Griffin said this guy’s the real deal and he’s been out here in Vegas kicking everyone’s ass. He said people don’t even want to spar with […]
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