Found April 01, 2013 on The Flying Knee MMA:
PLAYERS: Gegard Mousasi
The UFC returns to Sweden this Saturday for the UFC on FUEL VT 9 event headlined by Swedish light-heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson taking on former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champ Gegard Mousasi. For this event, The Flying Knee MMA has teamed up with Fantasy MMA leader Kountermove to offer our fans yet another $25 cash prize tournament. Kountermove has proven to be the undisputed leader in Fantasy MMA and we are pleased to be a part of their growth. Here are the rules of the game: 1)Draft a team of 5 fighters under a salary cap of $25,000 in fake money. You may edit your team of fighters at any time right up until the first preliminary bout of the event begins. 2)Highest scoring entrant(s) win the cash prize. Kountermove determines a fighter’s fantasy score as follows. A first-round win (by knockout, submission, DQ, or other) earns 100 points, second-round win earns 75 points, and third, fourth, or fifth-round wins, again by knockout, submission, DQ, or other, earn 50 points. Ro...

Despite Nothing to Gain Situation, Gegard Mousasi Understands UFC Show Must Go On

Lost in the madness of Alexander Gustafsson’s abrupt exit from Saturday’s main event against Gegard Mousasi (pictured) with an eyebrow gash and Ilir Latifi’s last-second substitution status is the fact Mousasi dedicated several months of his life preparing and focusing solely on Gustafsson. Mousasi boarded a plane Tuesday destined for Sweden, uncertain of who he would be fighting...

Alexander Gustaffson is out of his main event fight against Gegard Mousasi… Or is he?

  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...

Alexander Gustafsson Suffers Cut, UFC on FUEL TV 9 Fight with Gegard Mousasi in Jeopardy

With less than a week remaining until the curtain is drawn on UFC on FUEL TV 9, the show’s featured attraction appears to be in serious jeopardy. According to Swedish news outlet MMANytt, Alexander Gustafsson (pictured) has suffered a cut that has put Saturday’s scrap against Gegard Mousasi in limbo. The Swedish Mixed Martial Arts Federation will now determine whether Gustafsson...

Pic: Alexander Gustafsson Post Picture of Cut That Forced Him Out of UFC on FUEL TV 9

It was revealed yesterday that Alexander Gustafsson had not been medically cleared by the Swedish MMA Federation to compete in the UFC on Fuel TV 9 main event against Gegard Mousasi and that he would be replaced by his training partner and relative unknown in MMA, Ilir Latifi. ‘The Mauler’ later posted a picture of the cut that lead to his removal on his official website...

Ilir Latifi replaces Gustafsson at UFC on FUEL TV 9

UFC president Dana White announced today that Alexander Gustafsson teammate, Ilir Latifi will replace him this weekend at in a light heavyweight bout against Gegard Mousasi at UFC on FUEL TV 9.   Gustafsson suffered a cut during training that caused him to be pulled from the card. Officials have not given a timetable as [...]

Wanderlei Silva Plays April Fools’ Joke, Not Fighting Gegard Mousasi at UFC on FUEL TV 9

Man, those April Fools’ Day jokes sure are hilarious … if you’re 8 years old. With fight fans panicking over the past couple of days whether Alexander Gustafsson and his nasty gash will be cleared to compete Saturday at UFC on FUEL TV 9, 36-year-old Wanderlei Silva (pictured) took it upon himself to prank the MMA world on April 1. “UFC news my guys fight Saturday [against...

Alexander Gustafsson Not Cleared to Fight at UFC on FUEL TV 9

As anticipated, the Swedish Mixed Martial Arts Federation will not clear Alexander Gustafsson (pictured) to fight Gegard Mousasi Saturday at UFC on FUEL TV 9 due to a cut the light heavyweight recently suffered during training. “As it is clear that Alexander Gustafsson will not be fit to compete as planned and cannot be medically cleared on Friday the 5th of April, the SMMAF Medical...
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