The news of an Alexander Gustaffson cut during training has led to reports that the Swede is OUT of his UFC on Fuel TV 9 main event bout with Gegard Mousasi, who is making his UFC debut. Yes, this led to some deep introspection and we chucked a few prayers God’s way hoping that this wasn’t true, and now we are hearing reports that Gustaffson may be ready to fight.
This is what Ariel Helwani tweeted:
Ariel Helwani @arielhelwani
Hold up! @danawhite just told me @AlexTheMauler vs. @mousasi_mma is STILL ON. “The SAC has not said he can’t fight + he wants to fight.”
Gegard had this to say about Gustaffson:
“So far as I know, the fight is still on … I trained for a fight, you know, I don’t care if they change opponents as long as I fight, that was what I was thinking. I don’t care (who is) the opponent. I trained for it for eight weeks, even longer, so I just wanted to fight. I don’t care if it’s him or someone else … For sure, a little motivation goes, but what can I do, you know, I d