In addition, his boxing foundation gives him a huge variance of combinations. [134], Gustafsson next faced Anthony Smith on June 1, 2019 in the main event at UFC Fight Night 153. UFC Fight Night 181 is slated to be Anderson Silva's final bout in [173] Later in May 2017 the couple became engaged inside the octagon right after Gustafsson defeated Glover Teixeira in his hometown of Stockholm, Sweden. Later, the wrestler proposed her for engagement inside the octagon right after defeating  Glover Teixeira in his hometown of Stockholm, Sweden. Athlete Statistics. #teammauler #storyofmylife #themauler, A post shared by Alexander Gustafsson (@alexthemauler) on Jun 21, 2016 at 11:38am PDT. [62][63] During that time, Rashad was in rehabilitation for his knee injury, which would still take a while. Being a Skilled MMA fighter, most of his earnings are from martial arts. Height. Regularly attending training and diligently improving his skills, the young man soon began to participate in the first competitions. His performance earned him both Fight of the Night and Performance of the Night awards. [27], Gustafsson won his second straight UFC fight on 27 February 2011, at UFC 127[28] where he defeated James Te-Huna in the first round by submission due to a rear-naked choke. How old is Alexander Gustafsson in 2020? Hope you all like it! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. In the first round, Cormier landed a beautiful takedown, and in round 2, his opponent already made two takedowns. [168] During his UFC career he's also made big improvements in his wrestling and grappling. Having used drugs and smoke cigars, many celebrities have been caught. Right after that, on 5 June 2014, the UFC confirmed the rematch on 27 September at UFC 178. [175][176], He grew up nearby Arboga, a small town about 1 ​1⁄2 hours drive west of Stockholm, together with his mother, step-father and four younger sisters. Thus, he left his troubles and the city behind to train for MMA. Alexander Gustafsson draws his inspiration from MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko and considers him as his idol. [97], Gustafsson was briefly linked to a potential bout with Rashad Evans on 24 January 2015, at UFC on Fox 14. Cynthia At the end of the same year, followed by the conquest against Matteo Minonzio, he replaced his former opponent Florian Muller with Poland’s top prospect Krzysztof Kulak. Copyright: © 2020 ESPN Enterprises, Inc. All rights reserved. His endmost match was with the European Veteran Vladimir Shemarov on 30 May 2009 at Superior Challenge 3. [32][33] Hamill announced his retirement shortly after the fight. Since then, Alliance MMA and Allstars Training Centre have been in a close relationship. [6][7] He was set to compete in the national championship event the following year, 2010, for which he was a big favorite to win. “You can’t be too comfortable. However, his first loss came in April 2010 to Phil Davis at UFC 112 due to an Anaconda choke. However, due to Nogueria’s injury, Thiago Silva replaced him. On 8 March 2014, at UFC Fight Night 37, Alexander Gustafsson got a chance to face against Antônio Rogério Nogueira. However, the date and venue for the match were proved to be unofficial. 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