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SMMAF: Alexander Gustafsson will not be fit to compete as planned and cannot be medically cleared

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Alexander Gustafsson is officially out of his bout with Gegard Mousasi at UFC on Fuel 9 due to a cut suffered in training.

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Post #1   4/2/13 2:00:19PM   

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Sad face indeed.... at least it's just a cut. Hopefully Gus recovers soon and gets a solid opponent; maybe they try to make this match again

Post #2   4/2/13 2:04:47PM   

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So long as they are ready there should be some HWs who could step in: GG vs Browne, they don't have to cut wt. Even better would be Cormier vs Mir as we all know how it would go anyways.

Post #3   4/2/13 2:10:30PM   

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i hope wandy's prank becomes a reality.

Post #4   4/2/13 2:56:18PM   

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Why can't this be the april fools joke? This is shitty, both in that gegard is a high level fighter, making a replacement of equal caliber on short notice less likely, and finding someone at that weight with 1 week to fill in is also unlikely.

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Post #5   4/2/13 4:09:36PM   

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This really blows Injuries were going so well this year and now this! Mousasi probably won't get a replacement unfortunately and since this is just a cut and it doesn't seem like he'll have a lengthy layoff, they'll probably reschedule this fight to a future event.

April's cards are all pretty full and so are Mays :/
I wouldn't mind seeing this put on UFC 159 or 160 to make either super stacked!
Either way I still hope this fight happens sometime this year as it was promising to be a good one!

Post #6   4/2/13 6:29:36PM