Picture

Armenian-Iranian mixed martial artist Gegard Mousasi (33–3–2 MMA) who is currently to debut in the UFC at UFC on Fuel TV 9 on April 6, 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden against Alexander Gustafsson (15-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC) seems to not have any problems to be an underdog, in fact he says he likes it.

The former Dream champion twittered: “I see I am the underdog like always..;))) I like it”

Former StrikeForce Light-heivyweight champion Mousasi has fought in several MMA organizations around the world and has fought many well-known fighters, such as Denis Kang, Mark Hunt, Renato Sobral, Melvin Manhoef, Ronaldo Souza to name few. “The Dreamcatcher” trained with the Legendary MMA fighter and former Pride champion Fedor Emelianenko. Also most of the 27 years old Mousasi’s fights he ended in round 1, including his last fight against UFC veteran Mike Kyle by rear-naked choke on January 12, 2013 at final StrikeForce event.

While Gustafsson lost in the UFC just once against Phil Davis by anaconda choke at the end of round one at UFC 112 on April 10, 2010, the Swede has a six-fight win streak where in his last fight he beat Former UFC and Pride champion Maurício “Shogun” Rua by unanimous decision at UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Diaz on December 8, 2012 in Seattle, Washington.

I heard UFC president Dana White promised Gustafsson a shot at the title if he wins, but what about Mousasi? MMA fans, I think the winner of the fight has to be the next contender, it wouldn't be fair to give just one of them the opportunity. They both deserve it. What do you think? 

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Video: 'Countdown to UFC 189: Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes' full segment

  • 22 days ago
  • 59 views

Did you miss the debut of “Countdown to UFC 189,” or just want to watch it again? Check out the full segment devoted to headliners Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Morning Report: Dan Henderson wants rematches with Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfrot and Gegard Mousasi

  • 22 days ago
  • 15 views

Dan Henderson might be 44 but he's got fights lined up for years. Henderson signed a new six-fight deal with the UFC early in 2014 and reportedly took a decent pay cut to stick with the promotion fol read news >>

Pudzianowski returns against Peter Graham at KSW’s debut event in London

  • 23 days ago
  • 43 views

Top heavyweight star Mariusz Pudzianowski is officially scheduled to take part in the KSW: Road to Wembley event against Peter Graham. Top Polish promotion KSW is set to host their first internationa read news >>

'Countdown' to UFC 189 promo: 'Mendes vs McGregor' debut episode set for Sunday on FOX Sports 1

  • 24 days ago
  • 159 views

The mourning period for Jose Aldo's injured ribs is over and it's time to get excited for the main event at UFC 189, which takes place one week from today (Sat., July 11, 2015) at MGM Grand Garden Ar read news >>

Jimmie Rivera replaces Entwistle, meets Marcus Brimage at UFC Fight Night 74

  • 27 days ago
  • 7 views

The UFC’s debut in Scotland later this month has an updated fight set for the lineup with newcomer Jimmie Rivera stepping in for Ian Entwistle against Marcus Brimage. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Conor McGregor on UFC 189 drama: 'They say I'm just talk, but here I am walking'

  • 28 days ago
  • 35 views

NEW YORK -- Conor McGregor talks about the uncertainty surrounding his UFC 189 title fight against Jose Aldo from all angles, the possibility of fighting Chad Mendes instead, and much more. read news >>

Pros react to UFC unveiling of Reebok fight kits

  • 28 days ago
  • 74 views

The long-awaited debut of the UFC's Reebok fight kits arrived on Tuesday, and reaction from the fighter community has been decidedly mixed, to say the least. For examples of the new gear, click here. read news >>

Holbrook in for Injured Koch vs. Nijem

  • 29 days ago
  • 0 views

Unbeaten as a professional, Indiana's Andrew Holbrook will make his UFC debut close to home, as he faces Ramsey Nijem in a lightweight bout at UFC Fight Night in Chicago on July 25. read news >>

Slow Burn Towards UFC Debut Hurting Buzz for CM Punk

  • 29 days ago
  • 26 views

A year ago, CM Punk was one of the hottest names in combat sports. Not in professional wrestling. Not in MMA. He was one of the hottest names in combat sports. The controversial superstar made a surp read news >>

Undefeated Andrew Holbrook Steps in for Injured Erik Koch at UFC on Fox 16

  • 28 days ago
  • 2 views

Unbeaten lightweight Andrew Holbrook will make his UFC debut at UFC on Fox 16, filling in for the injured Erik Koch. read news >>