Tag: Alexander Gustafsson

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 […]

Gustafsson continues to call for rematch with Jon Jones: It’s the only fight ‘that makes sense’

BY BLOODYELBOW Alexander Gustafsson is adamant about fighting Jon Jones in his return to the UFC. By Lewis Mckeever@Mckeever89   Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports Last week, after it was announced that Jon Jones could return to the Octagon as early as October 28 due to him receiving a light, 15-month suspension by USADA, […]

Thiago Santos accepted short-notice fight with Alexander Gustafsson before getting booked for UFC 227

MMAffighting.com By Guilherme Cruz@guicruzzz RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Thiago Santos had a busy month in July even though he didn’t enter the UFC cage to fight. A couple of months after having his four-fight knockout streak snapped by David Branch at UFC Atlantic City, “Marreta” was offered to replace […]

Morning Report: Alexander Gustafsson opens up on ‘crazy’ situation taking him off UFC 227

MMAfighting.com By Jed Meshew@JedKMeshew Last week, Volkan Oezdemir was pulled from his scheduled fight with Alexander Gustafsson atUFC 227 next month. But while the UFC was looking for a short-notice replacement to step in against Gustafsson, “The Mauler” himself was ruled out of the event due to “a minor injury.” […]