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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
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Should Wanderlei have done this? It’s debatable but he probably should not have lied to a media outlet about being a replacement. That being said it was April fools and he got everyone. Wandy is a legend and he can get a way with a lot more than this and still be loved by all. Shout out to Intravid for the find.
Wanderlei Silva is fan friendly at airport
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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...
One of the greatest of all time takes a picture with a fan at the airport. I wonder where Wandy is traveling to? When it was announced that Gustafsson was hurt and likely out of his main event fight in Sweden on Saturday my first thought was that Wanderlei would be a great replacement for the UFC and the fans. However it would not be a good move for Silva to take a short notice...
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.
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,...
Gegard Mousasi arrives in Sweden knowing he will be taking on “The Axe Murderer” Wanderlie Silva. Silva stepped up and took this fight on short notice because of a Gustafson cut. We were on this yesterday when Wandy was being fan friendly at the airport.
Gegard Mousasi Doesn’t Know Either
Alexander Gustafsson Suffers Cut
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.
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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.
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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 [...]
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head shaking “Really?” moments. If you
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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...
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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