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Alex Gustafsson Reflects on Career-Defining Win over Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua
Alex Gustafsson Reflects on Career-Defining Win over Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua

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 […]

UFC on FOX 5 Main Card Recap: Alexander Gustafsson Defeats ‘Shogun’, Earns Unanimous Decision Victory
UFC on FOX 5 Main Card Recap: Alexander Gustafsson Defeats ‘Shogun’, Earns Unanimous Decision Victory

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 “Shogun” 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 […]

Alexander Gustafsson Opens Up About Fighting Maurício “Shogun” Rua
Alexander Gustafsson Opens Up About Fighting Maurício “Shogun” Rua

By MMA Sucka After winning a lopsided unanimous decision during his first UFC headlining gig at April 2012′s UFC on FUEL TV 2 in his own hometown of Stockholm, Sweden, it became obvious to fans everywhere that Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson (14-1) was ready for the MMA spotlight. He recently said this about that night […]

Ross Pearson: UFC title contender Alex Gustafsson has ‘tricks up his sleeve’ and could finish Shogun Rua
Ross Pearson: UFC title contender Alex Gustafsson has ‘tricks up his sleeve’ and could finish Shogun Rua

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 “some tricks up […]

UFC on Fox 5: 1 on 1 With Alexander Gustaffson “The Mauler” *VIDEO*
UFC on Fox 5: 1 on 1 With Alexander Gustaffson “The Mauler” *VIDEO*

Posted by Chris Leslie The UFC’s Jon Anik ventured out to San Diego, California to sit down with Swedish sensation Alexander Gustaffson. Anik spoke to “The Mauler” about his emerging popularity as a rising contender in the UFC. Gustaffson will face his biggest test yet as he faces Mauricio “Shogun” Rua next week in Seattle […]

Phil Davis Teaching Alexander Gustafsson The Half Nelson *VIDEO*
Phil Davis Teaching Alexander Gustafsson The Half Nelson *VIDEO*

By: Bruno UFC Light heavy weight Phil Davis shows his fellow UFC-partner Alexander Gustafsson how you do a proper half Nelson.

Spoiler alert! Dominick Cruz and Alexander Gustafsson Slap Leather for the Cameras *VIDEO*
Spoiler alert! Dominick Cruz and Alexander Gustafsson Slap Leather for the Cameras *VIDEO*

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 think… I also saw some Bad Boy branding on the backs of […]

Alexander Gustafsson Confident Heading Into Shogun Rua Bout
Alexander Gustafsson Confident Heading Into Shogun Rua Bout

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 […]

VIDEO! Alex Gustafsson – The first of nine from Alliance going to The UFC in December
VIDEO! Alex Gustafsson – The first of nine from Alliance going to The UFC in December

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 […]

Alexander Gustafsson vs Shogun Rua Trailer
Alexander Gustafsson vs Shogun Rua Trailer

Article TheAzyunyh5 UFC on Fox 5: Alexander Gustafsson vs Maurício Shogun Rua

Ross Pearson and Alexander Gustaffson hospital visit in Nottingham, UK
Ross Pearson and Alexander Gustaffson hospital visit in Nottingham, UK

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.

Alexander Gustafsson vs Shogun Rua booked for UFC on FOX 5 on Dec. 8
Alexander Gustafsson vs Shogun Rua booked for UFC on FOX 5 on Dec. 8

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 […]

Alexander Gustafsson Targeting Early Fall Return To Action
Alexander Gustafsson Targeting Early Fall Return To Action

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 […]

UFC on FUEL TV 2 Ratings: Audience Peaks With 298,000 Viewers, Breaks All-Time Record
UFC on FUEL TV 2 Ratings: Audience Peaks With 298,000 Viewers, Breaks All-Time Record

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 […]

UFC on FUEL 2 Weigh-in Results
UFC on FUEL 2 Weigh-in Results

Article by Kelvin Hunt Fighter weigh-in’s for the UFC on FUEL 2 event took place earlier today in preparation for Saturday afternoon’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 […]

UFC on FUEL 2 preview: Alexander Gustafsson sets sights on Thiago Silva
UFC on FUEL 2 preview: Alexander Gustafsson sets sights on Thiago Silva

Article by Kelvin Hunt The UFC on FUEL 2 main event features a light heavyweight bout between Alexander Gustafsson and Thiago Silva that’s set for Stockholm, Sweden. It’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 […]

UFC Sweden Press Conference – Alex Gustafsson vs. Thiago  *VIDEO*
UFC Sweden Press Conference – Alex Gustafsson vs. Thiago *VIDEO*

Article by Mark Wayne The UFC’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 night’s main event, rising Swedish light heavyweight Alexander […]

UFC on Fuel 2: 4 Reasons Alexander Gustafsson Will Become a Title Contender
UFC on Fuel 2: 4 Reasons Alexander Gustafsson Will Become a Title Contender

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 […]

Alexander Gustafsson Looks To Make His Mark in Sweden
Alexander Gustafsson Looks To Make His Mark in Sweden

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 “The Mauler” Gustafsson is hoping to make his big mark on the UFC light heavyweight division. Gustafsson takes on the always dangerous Thiago Silva in next Saturday’s […]

Dana White: Alexander Gustafsson is Kicking So Much Ass, Guys Are Afraid To Spar With Him *VIDEO*
Dana White: Alexander Gustafsson is Kicking So Much Ass, Guys Are Afraid To Spar With Him *VIDEO*

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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