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Which is why "Rumble" is confused as to why "The Mauler" is trying to belittle his status, when it wasn't too long ago that no one knew who the Swede was. Alexander Gustafsson's star seemed to shine a bit brighter after his epic five-round battle against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, at UFC 165 last September. While "The Mauler" came up short on the judges' scorecards, his valiant effort shot him to super stardom and earned him praise from the ZUFFA read news >>

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Anthony Johnson talks about potentially fighting Alexander Gustafsson next, and more. read news >>

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Anthony Johnson surprised many when he issued a public callout for sidelined Swedish light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson to emerge from his self-imposed hiatus and accept what effectively amounted to a number-one contender fight. After all, Johnson had avoided such provocations up to that point in his second life as a reenergized UFC contender. So what changed? "I just wanted a yes or a no to the fight," Johnson explained to host Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "With him no read news >>

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Alexander Gustafsson has fanned the flames of a potential bout against Anthony Johnson in early 2015.Gustafsson was set to challenge Jon Jones for the light heavyweight belt, but an injury forced him out of the fight. Daniel Cormier stepped in to claim his spot, and Cormier will meet Jones at UFC 181 for the gold.That leaves Gustafsson on the outside looking in.Johnson already called out Gustafsson for a bout, and now Gustafsson responded on the Mikz app (download required). Gustafsson said that read news >>

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At long last, it appears Anthony Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson might be headed for a collision course. By "at long last," of course, I am referring to the amount of time that has passed since Johnson went in the Octagon and crushed Antonio Rogerio Nogueira on July 26. Johnson's UFC light heavyweight debut win over Phil Davis back in April was special, and it set Johnson up as someone to watch in a division 35 pounds heavier than the one where he used to ply his trade in the UFC. But it was Jo read news >>

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Come out, come out, wherever you are! When Anthony Johnson isn't trying to pick a fight with his former Blackzilian teammate, Alistair Overeem, who he dubbed a "pussy," the light heavyweight knockout machine is trying to get a fight in his own division in the form of Alexander Gustafsson. And much like trying to get a fight against "The Reem," getting one against "The Mauler" has proven to be just as difficult. That's because Gustafsson isn't impressed with "Rumble's" body of work (not even this read news >>

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Gustafsson vs. Rumble? The Swede says he's ready in January and it's all up to the UFC to make it happen. There are two burning questions concerning the light heavyweight division. One is centered around whether or not Alexander Gustafsson (16-2) will take his title shot against the winner of Jon Jones/Daniel Cormier or risk losing his guaranteed spot altogether by taking another fight. The other surrounds the next bout for Anthony Johnson (18-4), who is 2-0 in his UFC return and has darted up t read news >>

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Alexander Gustafsson won’t sit and wait for his UFC title shot, and he’s targeting an Octagon return in January against fellow light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson. "The Mauler," who stopped Jimi Manuwa in his first bout since losing a close decision to Jon Jones in 2013, accepted "Rumble’s" challenge. "Anthony Johnson, there is no one hiding from anyone here," Gustafsson posted on Mikz. "We are both professional fighters and fighting is what we do for living. I know it is frustrating not read news >>

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And we're back on Gus. After taking a day off to label Alistair Overeem 'the biggest p*ssy in the heavyweight division,' Anthony Johnson picked up his campaign to fight Alexander Gustafsson. Johnson took to Facebook Wednesday looking to illicit a response, but wouldn't clarify who exactly he was referring to. Post by Anthony Johnson. Counted among the confused masses, famed trainer John Hackleman commented on the post asking for some clarification. "who's the chicken... ps,I love you facebook po read news >>

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Alexander Gustafsson has apparently changed his tune. read news >>

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