Alexander Gustafsson is a glass half full kind of guy. In 2014 “The Mauler” has transformed into “The Optimist”.
Lose a close but controversial decision to Jon Jones at UFC 165? You know what judges are people too and different opinions bring a fresh perspective to the sport. Not get an immediate rematch with Jones and have your first fight in 2014 be on Fight Pass? Well at least Gustafsson got to main event a card in London. Plus he picked up a great highlight reel victory over up and comer Jimi Manuwa.
Get booked in a rematch with Jones at UFC 178, tear your meniscus so you have you pull out of the fight and get skipped in line by Daniel Cormier? Gustafsson says when life gives lemons go make lemonade and then go knockout Anthony Johnson in front of 30,000 screaming Swedes in Stockholm. The glass of lemonade-walkoff KO two piece combo meal could be a big seller at lemonade stands worldwide.
Gustafsson sat down with our friends at KammakazeTV to talk every angle of his upcoming bout with Johnson. We’ll also attach a neat Vine of Alex hitting the pads because we’re all about entertainment.
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