Alexander Gustafsson is disappointed.
"The Mauler" impressed against Jon Jones at UFC 165, but didn’t get the immediate rematch he was hoping for. After a dominant victory over Jimi Manuwa, the Swedish light heavyweight earned another shot at the UFC gold, but was forced out of UFC 178 with a torn meniscus.
"Thank you all for the support. I will be back stronger than ever and get MY belt. Jones, I see that you are happy, but if you get passed DC, your nightmare will be back and more motivated th more
An injury to Alexander Gustafsson will prevent the Swede from rematching UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones this September. Taking his place is the undefeated Daniel Cormier.
Having been advertised as one of the most anticipated rematches in UFC history, Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson 2 will not be happening on September 27th. Gustafsson tore his meniscus in training and the UFC has confirmed that Daniel Cormier will be taking his spot at UFC 178.
Cormier (15-0) last fought in May agai more
"The Mauler" gives his first comments after a knee injury forced him out of his much-anticipated rematch against Jon Jones. Alexander Gustafsson's second attempt to dethrone Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was put on hold after a knee injury bounced the Swede from the title fight.
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A fight that was signed, sealed, and soon-to-be delivered for UFC 178 on Sept., 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, a few days shy of an exact year that the two m more
The highly-anticipated light heavyweight championship rematch between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson finally has a location. more
That took all of 20 minutes.
Easy come, easy go.
Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov agreed to fight Donald Cerrone at the upcoming UFC 178: "Jones vs. Gustafsson 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
20 minutes later, he blew out his knee. . @danawhite says 20 minutes after Khabib-Cerrone fight was signed, Khabib blew his knee out and the fight is off UFC 178 card
— Kevin Iole (@KevinI) July 18, 2014 Mixed mar more
UFC 177 will provide the lighter weight classes with another chance to showcase their skills, as title fights in the bantamweight and flyweight divisions headline the evening's main card. But the Aug. 30 event, to be held in Sacramento, California, is not exactly creating a buzz within the MMA world.
There's at least some intrigue about UFC 177's main event, a rematch between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao, with fans wanting to see if Barao can respond to the shellacking he took at UFC 173.
The rematch will have to wait, but UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones still has a big fight on the horizon.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
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The too-good-to-be-true UFC 178 card took its first hit Wednesday evening, as light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson was forced out of his main event against Jon Jones due to injury. The news comes via UFC.com's Thomas Gerbasi, who also reported that Daniel Cormier (15-0, 4-0 UFC) will step up in Gustafasson's place to face the champ. For fans, this is a bittersweet announcement. On one hand, the rematch between Jones and Gustafasson was one of the most anticipated bouts of the more