In late September, Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson would meet Jon Jones in a title fight. But because of an the Swede had to throw in the towel. Then got Jones instead meet Daniel Cormier. But due to an injury to Jones was shot match up to 3 January.
When did “The Mauler” that he would get back his place in the brawl and meet Jones on 3 January. But that was not the case, as did Gustafsson disappointed. “It was my fight from the start and I want the fight as the main challenger. End of story! “, wrote The Mauler.
On Facebook Gustafsson writes that he will get a titel fight and he will face the winner between Jones and Cormier.
“I have been assured to face the winner between Jones and Cormier for the title, and it could happen in Sweden. So I would ask my fans here in Sweden to get to the Globe Arena on October 4 (UFC gala) and support my friends”, writes The Mauler on Facebook.
“We have to show the UFC that we really can fill a stadium for 60,000 spectators and show what mood they can expect when we beat the attendance record for a sporting event in Sweden.”
Gustafsson and Jones met in September 2013 Despite a good effort by the Swede was the loss to the American. Many MMA profiles questioned judgment to appoint Jones to the winner of the match.