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UFC on FUEL TV 9 headliner Gegard Mousasi pushes back retirement plan

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Gegard Mousasi has decided he needs a little more time to achieve his goals in fighting.

Mousasi (33-3-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC), who meets Alexander Gustafsson (15-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) next week at UFC on FUEL TV 9, told MMAjunkie.com(www.mmajunkie.com) that he's pushed back his planned retirement from 30 to 35.

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Post #1   3/27/13 5:45:01PM   

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Good to hear from Mousasi. His record (in my book) should be more like 35-2-1, if you give him the Jardine and King Mo fights. I think if he just fights like he gives a fuck and doesn't come out looking bored like he has in the past, his best years may be ahead of him.

Post #2   3/27/13 7:48:17PM   

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I'd certainly give him the Jardine fight, but even though Mo did no damage whatsoever I would say he outpointed Mousasi by modern standards.

War Mousasi. One of my favorite fighters.

Post #3   3/27/13 11:29:21PM   

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Posted by pmoney

Good to hear from Mousasi. His record (in my book) should be more like 35-2-1, if you give him the Jardine and King Mo fights. I think if he just fights like he gives a fuck and doesn't come out looking bored like he has in the past, his best years may be ahead of him.



i think you hit the nail on the head. i think mousasi can be his own biggest enemy. we've been hearing about him wanting to retire since he was fighting in dream. i gotta disagree with the king mo fight but you're right about the jardine fight. either way, he has a great record and has fought some big names and KO'd several of them (jacare comes to mind). im glad to see him in the ufc i just hope he takes it serious.

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Post #4   3/27/13 11:41:50PM   

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Posted by tcunningham


Posted by pmoney

Good to hear from Mousasi. His record (in my book) should be more like 35-2-1, if you give him the Jardine and King Mo fights. I think if he just fights like he gives a fuck and doesn't come out looking bored like he has in the past, his best years may be ahead of him.



i think you hit the nail on the head. i think mousasi can be his own biggest enemy. we've been hearing about him wanting to retire since he was fighting in dream. i gotta disagree with the king mo fight but you're right about the jardine fight. either way, he has a great record and has fought some big names and KO'd several of them (jacare comes to mind). im glad to see him in the ufc i just hope he takes it serious.



If Mo threw just one punch that whole fight I would have given it to him but he didn't. It shouldn't even be considered a fight if a participant doesn't try to strike or sub. It's kind of funny, had Gegard not been lighting Mo up off his back the whole fight he would have gotten the standups and probably would have won. It makes me think they still need to modify the judging standard.

All that is beside the point though. Gegard for being the most boring man alive says some outlandish shit. Saying he never trains, he'll retire at 30, his first fight in the UFC should be a title fight with Andy (that would have been fucking amazing too). Kermit is crazy.

Post #5   3/28/13 12:55:27PM