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Alexander Gustafsson isn't waiting around for his title shot, and it's possible that Rashad Evans will be his next opponent. If we're making an honest assessment of the UFC's light heavyweight division, it's bad and not showing any signs of improvement. That leaves Alexander Gustafsson with few options for the one fight he needs to win so stamp his title shot vs. the Jon Jones/Daniel Cormier winner. Anthony Johnson was Plan A before he was suspended indefinitely due to his pending domestic viole read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is working on a light heavyweight showdown that would send Alexander Gustafsson into a headlining battle against Rashad Evans on Jan. 24, 2014, in Stockholm, Sweden, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. The event is being targeted for FOX; however, nothing is official at this time. After holding out for a Jon Jones title fight following a blistering technical knockout win over Jimi Manuwa in London, England, Gustafsson (16-2) finally relente read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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UFC light-heavyweight competitor Alexander Gustafsson expressed his interest in facing Rashad Evans in his next octagon outing. It seems Rashad Evans is not the only one that thinks a match-up against Alexander Gustafsson makes perfect sense. "The Mauler" was present at the UFC Fight Night: Stockholm Q & A session, where he responded to a question asking whether he would be interested in facing Rashad Evans in his next octagon outing. "I want to fight Rashad (Evans) too." Gustafsson said in his read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Because "The Mauler" has no plans of spending his days sitting on the sidelines. Anthony Johnson won't be returning to the Octagon anytime soon following the domestic violence charges against him that forced Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to indefinitely suspend the hard-hitting contender. Not only does that put a pause on "Rumble's" hot streak, but it also leaves Alexander Gustafsson without a dance partner who, after weeks of back-and-forth with Johnson, finally agreed to the bout. With read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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STOCKHOLM – If Rashad Evans truly does want to fight Alexander Gustafsson, he’s got a willing dance partner.Filed under: Featured Videos, MMA Rumors, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Former light heavyweight title contender Alexander Gustafsson has begun actively campaigning for a non-title fight with former champion Rashad Evans. Speaking with MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani, the Swede discussed his revolving door of potential opponents, saying, "Well, the [Anthony] Johnson fight didn't go as planned. I really wanted that fight. Of course, I want that belt, that's my goal, but I won't stay and wait for that. I want to stay active, so I hope to get a fight before this year h read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Even though it appears as if a fight against Anthony Johnson is in serious jeopardy, don't expect to see Alexander Gustafsson sit on the sidelines until he gets a title shot. At Friday's fan question-and-answer session in Stockholm, Sweden prior to the UFC Fight Night 53 weigh-ins, Gustafsson said he has no interest in waiting to fight the winner of Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier. "Well, the [Anthony] Johnson fight didn't go as planned," he said. "I really wanted that fight. Of course, I want that read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Former UFC light-heavyweight champion revealed that he is keen to face Alexander Gustafsson in his next bout in the UFC. Following an extended spell on the sidelines, it appears Rashad Evans is eager to throw his name right back in the title mix at light-heavyweight, and is prepared to face one of the division's proven contenders to get to that coveted spot. Currently riding a 2-fight winning streak, Evans is in a strong position to bargain for a top competitor, and he quickly requested former t read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Opportunity is knocking. Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender, Anthony Johnson, was expected to fight fellow division standout, Alexander Gustafsson, in early 2015 with the winner being positioned to challenge Jon Jones -- or Daniel Cormier -- for the 205-pound strap next summer. Then "Rumble" was taken out of the equation (because of this). Hoping to take his place is Blackzilians' team mate Rashad Evans, who has been riding the pine for all of 2014 due to injury read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans is gearing up for an early-2015 return to the octagon, and he already has an opponent in mind. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White was beside himself when interviewing Rashad Evans, an up-and-coming mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter he believed was "too small" to win a single fight on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 2. Well, Evans had the last laugh, winning the entire tournament and moving on to wear light heavyweight gold. But as "Suga" recalls in this preview for "Fightography" (available on Fight Pass), he had to deal with more than just physical abuse heading into the read news >>

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