Tag: Alexander Gustafsson

Alexander Gustafsson on MMA retirement: ‘It feels like I don’t have it in me anymore’

By Anton Tabuena@antontabuena Bloodyelbow.com Immediately after losing his headlining bout to Anthony Smith, Alexander Gustafsson said his good byes and left his gloves inside the Octagon. The Swede confirmed his retirement on the post-fight press conference, and says he feels like he doesn’t have it in him anymore. “I’m feeling that […]

Jon Jones praises Alexander Gustafsson after retirement announcement: ‘You held the division to a standard and made us better’

By MMA Fighting Newswire MMAfighting.com Few people can claim to know Alexander Gustafsson as a fighter like Jon Jones does. The UFC light heavyweight champion hopped onto social media to pay his respects to Gustafsson following the Swede’s abrupt retirement after losing to Anthony Smith in the main event of UFC Stockholm on Saturday. Jones and Gustafsson fought twice in UFC […]

Alexander Gustafsson declares ‘the show is over’ following loss to Anthony Smith at UFC Stockholm

By Jose Youngs@JoseYoungs MMAfighting.com Entering the Octagon against Anthony Smith at UFC Stockholm, former three-time challenger Alexander Gustafsson had one thing in mind: erasing the memory of his TKO loss to Jon Jones. During the contest, Gustafsson struggled to put together much offense in the early rounds as Smith stalked him across the canvas with a […]

UFC Stockholm betting odds: Alexander Gustafsson heavily favored over Anthony Smith

By Eddie Mercado@TheEddieMercado Bloodyelbow.com UFC Stockholm comes to us this Saturday, June 1st, from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Sweden. Bloody Elbow has the betting lines! The top of the billing will see a pair of former title challengers lock horns when the #2 ranked light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson meets the […]

UFC Stockholm: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Smith Toe-to-Toe Preview – A complete breakdown

By David Castillo and Phil Mackenzie Bloodyelbow.com Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Smith headlines UFC Stockholm this June 1, 2019 at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden. One sentence summary David: Red rover, red rover, let Jon Jones’ leftovers come over Phil: Asking the eternal question of “Are they good or is it just […]

Diggin’ Deep on UFC Stockholm: Gustafsson vs. Smith – Main card preview

By Dayne Fox@TheDayneFox Badlefthook.com We were supposed to be getting light heavyweight contests for the top three fights of UFC Stockholm. Instead, after Ilir Latifi pulled up lame the day before weigh-ins, the co-main event between him and Volkan Oezdemir has been scuttled. Anyway, we do still have the main event […]