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6'1" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight)
76" reach, Orthodox
August 1, 1985
33-3-2 (UFC: 0-0)
3 straight wins
Black belt in Judo
Amateur boxer (2001 Netherlands Amateur Boxing National Champion)
Cage Warriors Middleweight Champion: 2006 (no title defenses)
DREAM 2008 Middleweight Grand Prix Champion: 2008
DREAM Middleweight Champion: 2008 (no title defenses)
Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion: 2009-2010 (no successful title defenses)
2010 DREAM Light Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion: 2010
DREAM Light Heavyweight Champion: 2010-2011 (one successful title defense)
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This Saturday the UFC returns to Sweden for the second time for another installment of The UFC on Fuel TV series. However, less than a week out from fight night the main event fell prey to the dreaded injury bug when Alexander Gustafsson did not receive clearance from the Swedish Mixed Martial Arts Federation to compete due to a cut above his left eye. The UFC certainly isn’t happy...
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...
Gegard Mousasi gets a new opponent for UFC on Fuel TV 9. His new opponent won't get the best Mousasi.
"After surgery, it's been difficult to prepare physically for this fight," Mousasi told FOXSports.com. "I have changed a bit. I don't think I will be able to do what I did in the past."
Mousasi was originally slated to face Alexander Gustafsson,...
The official weigh-ins for “UFC on FUEL TV 9: Mousasi vs. Latifi” take place today inside Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 10AM ET/7AM PT.
Please click HERE for the official weigh-in results.
A light heavyweight scrap between Gegard Mousasi (pictured) and Ilir Latifi headlines Saturday’s...
Those are two bad dudes. Wonder when Spong will make it into the UFC? Word from the Blackzilian camp is he is picking up the ground game very quickly.
Fightlife of Ilir Latifi
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Gegard Mousasi vs Ilir Latifi
Winner: Mousasi- Mousasi has much more experience in the big fights and bright lights than Latifi, which could play a big role in the fight. Latifi does possess some excellent wrestling which is they type of opponent Mousasi has struggled with in...
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 [...]
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...
Do you wanna see what Ilir Latifi looks like on an official UFC event poster? This will likely be your only chance.
With just one day remaining until showtime, UFC on FUEL TV 9‘s revised billboard has been released. Given the fact Latifi saved the show by stepping up to fight Gegard Mousasi on Tuesday, we’ll forgive the promotion for the ad’s late arrival.
Mousasi was supposed...
Sometimes this sport
makes you shake your head, more to the point, the actions of those involved
force you to shake your head. This is
the first weekly installment of what will be a tongue in cheek look at the
head shaking “Really?” moments. If you
make this article, don’t be angry, at me at least, you did it to yourself.
Ok, this report includes some of the April...
Never good to suffer a cut like this a week in a half before your fight. Was really looking forward to watching Gustafsson step in the octagon again.
This Guy Will Be Fighting Gegard Mousasi
Wanderlei Silva Response To April Fools Joke
When you are a bad ass who fights in the UFC you can take pictures like this. Maddog is set to face Michael Johnson this Saturday at UFC on Fuel TV 9 in Sweden. Madadi recently lost a controversial split decision to rival Christiano Marcello at UFC 153 and will be looking to get back on the winning track this weekend.
Gegard Mousasi arrives in Sweden
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