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Khamzat Chimaev heading to Las Vegas with Alexander Gustafsson ahead of UFC return

UFC welterweight star Khamzat Chimaev is heading to Las Vegas alongside teammate Alexander Gustafsson ahead of their returns to the Octagon. Chimaev hasn’t fought since last September when he knocked out Gerald Meeerschaert in 17 seconds due to health issues stemming from a severe case of COVID-19. The coronavirus was so hard on Chimaev’s body that he even temporarily announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. However, he was able to get healthy and he decided to re-commit to the sport and announced that he will be returning to “smash” his foes.
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Tanner Boser Was Offered Alexander Gustafsson, Drew Teammate Ilir Latifi

Tanner Boser was offered a bout against Alexander Gustafsson, but that fight didn’t play out. He will now take on his teammate from Allstars Training Center, Ilir Latifi, at UFC Fight Night 189. Tanner Boser Was Offered Alexander Gustafsson. “I didn’t have a fight lined up, I was offered Alexander...
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Alexander Gustafsson Hints at Another UFC Return

Alexander Gustafsson is hinting at another run in the UFC. Gustafsson has retired and is unretired from the sport in the past. But due to a message on social media, Gus looks like he’ll be bringing his artform back inside of an octagon soon. When it comes to MMA fighters...
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UFC's Alexander Gustafsson issues warning: 'I'm coming back stronger than ever'

Alexander Gustafsson appears poised to make another run at UFC prominence. Gustafsson (18-7 MMA, 10-7 UFC), a three-time UFC title challenger in the light heavyweight division, issued a message Wednesday putting his fellow fighters on notice. “The Mauler,” who hasn’t competed since a submission loss to Fabricio Werdum at UFC...
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Return of ‘The Mauler’ - Alexander Gustafsson is ‘coming back stronger than ever’

You can add Alexander Gustafsson to the list of inactive fighters ready to make a comeback. Gustafsson hasn’t fought since July of 2020 when he suffered a quick armbar loss to Fabricio Werdum in “The Mauler’s” much hyped debut at heavyweight. That came a year after his last bout at light heavyweight — a fourth round submission loss to Anthony Smith that led to Alex announcing his retirement.
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Alexander Gustafsson announces summer comeback: “I’m coming back stronger than ever”

UFC heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson has announced that he plans to make his return to the Octagon this summer. The popular Swede hasn’t fought since last July when he was beaten by Fabricio Werdum in an upset submission defeat over on Fight Island. The loss marked his third in a row but his first at heavyweight after setbacks against Jon Jones and Anthony Smith at 205 pounds.
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Video | Khamzat Chimaev looks sharp on the pads during training session with Alexander Gustafsson

UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev looked sharp on the pads during a recent training session with Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden. Chimaev finally returns to the Octagon on March 13 when he takes on Leon Edwards. The fight between these two rivals has been booked twice previously but each time it fell apart after both men tested positive for COVID-19. Chimaev was said to have had a rough battle with the coronavirus and was slow to make his recovery, pushing this bout back from its intended January 20 date to March 13. He appears to finally be healthy and he’s back in the gym at Allstars Training Center in Stockholm.
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Video | Khamzat Chimaev unloads bullets alongside Alexander Gustafsson

UFC welterweight prospect Khamzat Chimaev unloaded bullets in a new video showing him shooting guns alongside veteran Alexander Gustafsson. FrontKickOnline recently released a video of Chimaev and Gustafsson shooting huge guns for two minutes straight. The two Swedish mixed martial artists are teammates at Allstars Training Center in Stockholm and took some time out of their schedules to head to the gun range and unload some bullets. Check out the video of Chimaev and Gustafsson shooting some massive guns below.
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Hall Of Fame Fight: Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson I

Not a lot of people saw it coming. When the light heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones and challenger Alexander Gustafsson was first announced as the headliner for UFC 165, scheduled to take place on September 21, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, the initial reaction from some fight fans was lukewarm at best.