Pick'em Leagues: THE BIG SHOW CASUAL BEST OF THE REST Single Event PvP: FANTASY POOLS Betting Leagues: THE BIG SHOW BEST OF THE REST
 

Alexander Gustafsson vs. Gegard Mousasi likely for UFC on FUEL TV 9

Print  
  Page 1 of 2     1     2  
Posted By Message

FastKnockout

THE RUTHLESS ONE

FastKnockout Avatar
11
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:15,704
Career:3,351-1,877
Joined:Sep 2010
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,887
A light-heavyweight between Alexander Gustafsson and former Strikeforce champion Gegard Mousasi is targeted as the headliner of an April 6 event in Sweden, likely to be UFC on FUEL TV 9.

Link

Post #1   1/19/13 11:14:57AM   

Bubbles

Come at me bro

Bubbles Avatar
5




 
 
 


 
 
Posts:9,368
Career:1,153-681
Joined:Oct 2009
Chips:
1,463
this should be a great fight

_______________________________________
The best cure for insomnia is a lot of sex. Even if it doesn't end up putting you to sleep, you don't mind so much

Men be careful, female sexual predators are using a date rape drug called a Blowjob to trap men into scams called relationships.

Post #2   1/19/13 11:22:48AM   

jae_1833

Adrian Peterson: my hero!

jae_1833 Avatar
7
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:9,722
Career:4,033-2,569
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,302
I honestly see Gus taking this fight and solidifying his #1 contendership. Gegard is good, but even this "new" Gegard is not the same guy we saw a few years back. I think he should move back to MW and make a real run for the title.

Post #3   1/19/13 11:30:48AM   

sbulldavid

Heavyweight Champ

sbulldavid Avatar
4



 
 
 


 
 
Posts:4,112
Career:2,001-1,203
Joined:Mar 2008
Camp: Playground Legends
Chips:
434
I think it's a good match-up for Gegard, not sure why Gegard is getting a push at 205 but I think he wins this fight , or maybe Gus wants the fight.

Post #4   1/19/13 11:41:50AM   

JoeWarren33

MMA Sensei

JoeWarren33 Avatar
25
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:2,894
Career:3,562-2,172
Joined:Apr 2009
Camp: Playground Legends
Chips:
403
Hell yes!!!

Post #5   1/19/13 11:51:09AM   

sparky

AV BET Record: 43-10

sparky Avatar
29
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:5,968
Career:4,137-2,269
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Team Fry Guy
Chips:
1,138
Awesome fight

I'm not sure if this is the right move for Gegard the last thing you want is a loss in your first fight in the UFC.

Post #6   1/19/13 12:00:49PM   

bootyclause

MMA Regular

 
 
 


 
 
Posts:205
Career:1,044-777
Joined:Jul 2007
Chips:
40
I think Mousasi will get pushed as a contender because Jones has mostly cleared out the division already.

The grinders like Rashad, Phil Davis, Bader etc would probably beat Mousasi so I bet they try to avoid matching him up with guys like that.

I think Gegard and Gustaffson are both sort of overrated but Gegard has a real good shot to win.

Post #7   1/19/13 12:03:03PM   

Twenty20Dollars

Heavyweight Champ

5




 
 
 


 
 
Posts:12,772
Career:1,572-1,001
Joined:Jun 2007
Chips:
1,196
Anyone think Gegard might drop to 185 if he gets beaten down at 205? He seems really small for 205 and probably doesn't want to cut the weight.

Gus takes this with his size.

Post #8   1/19/13 12:18:20PM   

Budgellism

We The North Time

Budgellism Avatar
30
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:17,009
Career:4,356-2,486
Joined:Apr 2007
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
2,126
Good fight. I think Gus will be too much for him though.

_______________________________________


Post #9   1/19/13 12:22:47PM   

RhythmAndStyle

MMA Sensei

RhythmAndStyle Avatar
8
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:2,185
Career:3,387-2,050
Joined:Jan 2008
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
274
if Mousasi does what Shogun should have did and use LEG KICKS, then he'll slow down Alex foot movement and take his boxing from him..as Alex relies on his movement to set up his boxing and TD's..but Mousasi is a top kick boxer, and a better over all mma game then Alex..WAR Mousasi ur dues have been paid and its time!

Post #10   1/19/13 1:44:07PM   

airkerma

KE Released in MAtter

airkerma Avatar
8
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:5,713
Career:1,618-960
Joined:Jan 2010
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,319
ummm AWESOME

_______________________________________

Post #11   1/19/13 1:53:13PM   

pmoney

P$ Pimpin'

pmoney Avatar
9
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:4,080
Career:1,912-1,200
Joined:Oct 2010
Camp: The Ringers
Chips:
1,346
Sweet ass fight I'm rooting for gus all the way, although I do like Gegard

Post #12   1/19/13 1:56:29PM   

shaneTpain

Av Bet Record: 65-81

shaneTpain Avatar
16
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:5,249
Career:2,853-1,863
Joined:Jul 2011
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,171

Posted by airkerma

ummm AWESOME



Post #13   1/19/13 1:57:28PM   

jay98107

MMA Sensei

jay98107 Avatar
12
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:1,112
Career:4,299-2,538
Joined:Jan 2007
Camp: Playground Legends
Chips:
300
Well I'm glad the UFC thinks highly enough of Gegard to throw him right in there with a top 10 fighter. That being said, I don't know if he's big enough to win this. Talented enough yes, but he's better suited at 185

Post #14   1/19/13 2:33:40PM   

Wallass

MMA Sensei

Wallass Avatar
15
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:1,692
Career:3,367-2,037
Joined:Oct 2008
Camp: Dark Horse
Chips:
375
I like this fight a lot and believe that Gustafsson's training with Phil Davis and his wrestling may help him get the "W" but Gegard is solid and if he can defeat a guy like Gus then it'll be hard to argue that he doesn't deserve the title shot.

Post #15   1/19/13 2:50:24PM   
 
  Page 1 of 2     1     2