Tag: Alexander Gustafsson

Alexander Gustafsson says beating Jon Jones at UFC 232 will ‘change my life’: ‘I will be the king of the world’

By Shaun Al-Shatti@shaunalshatti Alexander Gustafsson has publicly called for a rematch with Jon Jones ever since the dust first settled on their classic battle at UFC 165. Now, more than five years, the opportunity he’s long wanted has finally arrived. Gustafsson is slated to rematch Jones for the vacant UFC […]

Alexander Gustafsson on Jon Jones’ post-presser shove: ‘I wasn’t impressed by his power at all’

By Shaun Al-Shatti@shaunalshatti   Alexander Gustafssson (right) and Jon Jones rematch at UFC 232. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Sometimes photos can be deceiving, but there’s no doubting the thoughts that were running through Alexander Gustafsson’s head in the snapshot of the post-staredown shove between the Swede and his rival, former light heavyweight king Jon Jones. Jones shoved […]

Jon Jones opens as heavy betting favorite over Alexander Gustafsson in UFC 232 rematch

By Shaun Al-Shatti@shaunalshatti Jon Jones rematches Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232.Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jon Jones is back, and the oddsmakers like his chances to reclaim his belt. With his rematch against Alexander Gustafsson finally official for Dec. 29, Jones opened as a heavy betting favorite to defeat his Swedish […]