914 Search Results for gustafsson

May 6, 2016 8:14 am

VIDEO | Alexander Gustafsson working on technique with focus mitts

Alexander Gustafsson is currently riding a 2-fight losing streak that saw him controversially TKOd by Anthony Johnson in Sweden, and then lose via split decision to UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. The fight with Cormier was an extremely close one, with many believing that Gustafsson should have left Houston, Texas with the light heavyweight...

Apr 1, 2016 8:44 am

Alexander Gustafsson trolls fans on Instagram with harsh April Fools prank

Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson is undoubtably one of the best fighters on the UFC’s light heavyweight roster. Unfortunately for Gustafsson, 2015 was a rough year for the Swedish standout. After being knocked out by Anthony Johnson in Sweden, Gustafsson dropped a controversial split decision to Daniel Cormier at UFC 192. With that being said, Gustafsson...

Mar 27, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier vs. Alexander Gustafsson (Full fight)

Ahead of UFC 197, where Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight title, take a look back at Cormier’s first title defense against Alexander Gustafsson. The fight was an extremely close one that ultimately saw the judges give Cormier the win via split decision. With that...

Mar 2, 2016 1:57 pm

Alexander Gustafsson responds to Jon Jones’ callout

While Jon Jones is currently slated to fight Daniel Cormier in a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship at UFC 197 on April 23rd, ‘Bones’ recently stated that he actually has his eyes set on a rematch with Alexander Gustafsson. Jones and Gustafsson fought to a decision back at UFC 165. While...

Feb 5, 2016 11:10 am

Coach explains why Alexander Gustafsson is back at Alliance MMA

Alexander Gustafsson currently doesn’t have a fight booked inside the Octagon, however in the wake of his controversial split decision loss to Daniel Cormier back at UFC 192, Gustafsson is back training at Alliance MMA in California under Eric Del Fierro. With Anthony Johnson’s recent win over Ryan Bader this past weekend in New Jersey...

Feb 4, 2016 8:15 am

UPDATES! BJ Penn, Alexander Gustafsson, Yoel Romero, and John Dodson

With the UFC’s packed schedule it’s easy to get left behind in the ever changing world of MMA news. Ariel Helwani joined ‘UFC Tonight’ to give updates on just what’s going on with several top-ranked fighters. In the video above you can get updates on the following situations: First up is our namesake BJ Penn,...

Feb 2, 2016 8:08 am

New Video! Alexander Gustafsson “movement” training

All this talk about movement coaches and training got title contender Alexander Gustafsson on the search for the cutting edge of superior movement in this hilarious short video. Not sure if this is the kind of movement training that Carlos Condit and Conor McGregor are working on but this movement looks interesting to say the...

Jan 13, 2016 10:20 am

PHOTO | The first time Alexander Gustafsson and Jon Jones met

Back in 2013 Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson put on one of the greatest fights in UFC history at UFC 165 when the pair fought to a controversial decision that saw Jones retain the UFC light heavyweight championship. Prior to that however, the pair were featured as guests of honor at Legend Fight Show, where...

Jan 4, 2016 6:44 pm

Alexander Gustafsson knows the hurt Carlos Condit is feeling all too well

Former challenger for the UFC light heavyweight title, Alexander Gustafsson congratulated Robbie Lawler on successfully defending his welterweight championship on Facebook. Gustafsson also went on to empathize with Carlos Condit in losing a tough and very close decision. Gustafsson posted a photo of Lawler and Condit posing right before the decision was announced and captioned...

Nov 26, 2015 8:36 am

WATCH! Never before seen Cormier vs. Gustafsson behind the scenes footage

At UFC 192 UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier went to war with Alexander Gustafsson for 5 rounds. Ultimately Cormier was given the split decision nod in what went down as one of the greatest title fights in the history of the UFC. In this never before seen exclusive footage released by the UFC, Cormier...

Nov 23, 2015 4:11 pm

WATCH! Go behind the scenes of Cormier’s title defense against Gustafsson

Daniel Cormier put the entire light heavyweight division on notice when he defeated Anthony “Rumble” Johnson for the vacated championship at UFC 187. With Jon “Bones” Jones out of the picture at the time, Cormier was the man to beat and he had a giant target around his waist in the form of the UFC...

Nov 5, 2015 12:07 pm

PHOTO | Alexander Gustafsson back in the gym

Alexander Gustafsson took quite a pounding in his razor thin split decision loss to Daniel Cormier at UFC 192 last month. In a recent Instagram post, Gustafsson can be seen with Ilir Latifi and famed kickboxer Melvin Manhoef. Training with @ilirlatifi and #melvinmanhoef at #allstarsgym #carlingsmauler #thetruthbycarlings #carlings A photo posted by AlexThemauler (@alexthemauler) on...

Nov 1, 2015 8:04 am

Report: Cormier vs. Gustafsson bombs in PPV sales

Cormier vs. Gustafsson may have been one of the best fights of 2015, if not the best, however not many fans purchased the event. According to Bleacher Report lead writer Jonathan Snowden, UFC 192 did “In the ballpark of 250,000 buys.” It is worth noting that the card lost its co-main event bout between former...

Oct 28, 2015 10:12 pm

Evans eyeing bout with Gustafsson: ‘We both need a win’

Rashad Evans is coming off a loss to Ryan Bader at UFC 192 earlier this month. The bout was Evans first in the Octagon in nearly 2 years after recovering from an ACL tear. Alexander Gustafsson is on a 2-fight skid that most recently saw him drop a split decision to Daniel Cormier at UFC...

Oct 20, 2015 9:51 am

Gustafsson: ‘I do not want to be a journeyman’

Two-time UFC light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson does not want to become a journeyman in the sport of mixed martial arts. “The Mauler” recently spoke with Swedish news outlet Allehanda, where he stated that he will continue to fight as long as he has the potential to be the best. His words (transcribed by...

Oct 5, 2015 12:37 pm

UFC 192 Medical Suspensions Report: Gustafsson Draws Potential 6-Month Term

“UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson” is in the books and there are several fighters who walked out of the octagon banged up in Houston, Texas. Perhaps none more so than Alexander Gustafsson who left it all in the cage for the opportunity to call himself the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. Unfortunately for “The Mauler”, Daniel...

Oct 5, 2015 1:35 am

LOL – Gustafsson Fan Goes Nuts When Knee Smashes D.C.

Alexander Gustafsson is not your average title challenger. Champions can plan to throw all strategy and gameplans out of the window when defending their titles against the Swedish fighter as he has a history of taking them to WAR. Gustafsson took Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier to their limits during their championship fights but he...

Oct 5, 2015 1:06 am

Cormier’s and Gustafsson’s epic UFC 192 fight retold in Claymation

When Alexander Gustafsson was revealed as the first challenger to Daniel Cormier’s newly won UFC Light Heavyweight Championship, fans and fighters alike were left scratching their heads. Ryan “Darth” Bader was the next logical opponent for Cormier, but it turns out UFC President Dana White had a feeling Cormier and Gus’ chemistry would create an...