Light Heavyweight

    Alexander Gustafsson

    The Mauler| 17-4-0 (W-L-D) 17-4-0 (W-L-D)
    Alexander Gustafsson
    Alexander Gustafsson
    Light Heavyweight|17-4-0 (W-L-D)
    Alexander Gustafsson
    Age 30 (1/15/1987)
    Height/Weight 6'5"   205 lbs
    Reach 79"
    Stance Orthodox
    From Arboga, SWE
    Fights Out Of Stockholm, SWE
    Career Stats
    SSTR%
    40.1%
    SUB
    2
    KO
    4

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    Light Heavyweight
    Alexander Gustafsson
    6'5" HT 6'2"
    Glover Teixeira
    205 WT 205
    30 AGE 38
    17-4-0 REC 26-5-0
    AlexanderGustafsson VS GloverTeixeira

    UFC 105: Couture vs. Vera

    Final

    Light Heavyweight
    Alexander Gustafsson WIN
    6 TSL 6
    Jared Hamman
    26.1% TSAc 35.3%
    0 TD 0
    KO/TKO
    AlexanderGustafsson Final R1, 0:41 JaredHamman
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    Fighter Bio

    TRAINING: Two times a day with sparring and conditioning.

    Thoughts on opponent, Glover Teixeira? Glover is a tough opponent and a good test for me. 

    When and why did you start training for fighting? I started to train MMA in 2006 and before that I trained in boxing. It feels so real when you’re standing in the cage next to your opponent. I just like it a lot.


    What ranks and titles have you held? 
    No titles.

    Do you have any heroes?
    My idol is Fedor Emelianenko.

    What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to me; it is my goal to be a part of the show.

    Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
    I have no degrees.

    What was your job before you started fighting?
    I did boxing and scuba diving.

    Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? In amateur boxing, I won against the Swedish champion.

    Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke

    Favorite striking technique: Start with a hard right punch

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    UFC Career Stats

    FIGHTS RPF TIME DEC KO SUB TKO DQ FFT FOTN
    Career Totals 15 2.2 9:44 3 4 2 0 0 0 3
    Stats Legend [ + ]
    DEC - Decisions DQ - Disqualifications FFT - Forfeits FIGHTS - Fights FOTN - Fight Of The Nights KO - Knockouts RPF - Rounds Per Fight Average SUB - Submissions TIME - Average Fight Duration TKO - Technical Knockouts
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