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Alexander Gustafsson fights Jimi Manuwa at UFC Fight Night in London

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The UFC has found a new opponent for light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson.

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Post #1   11/5/13 4:15:12PM   

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I didn't see this one coming but I'm glad they found a replacement.
Manuwa poses a threat with his power but I think Gus will finish this fight in the Mid rounds.

Post #2   11/5/13 4:18:22PM   

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I'm actually not all that pissed off with this one and in fact this could be a far more fun and competitive fight than Lil Nog would have offered. Decent replacement.

Post #3   11/5/13 4:21:14PM   

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Could be worse. I think Gus is way too much for Manuwa though.

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Post #4   11/5/13 4:32:13PM   

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Big step up for Manuwa. This is gonna be a sick fight! Certainly would skyrocket his career with a win here. Won't be easy though

Post #5   11/5/13 4:57:33PM   

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Too soon for Manuwa he should be fighting a fringe contender...now he's got the chance to steal Gustaffson's hard earned place.

Post #6   11/5/13 5:19:41PM   

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Posted by sbulldavid

Too soon for Manuwa he should be fighting a fringe contender...now he's got the chance to steal Gustaffson's hard earned place.



I agree

I just think this fight is a little to soon for Manuwa.

Post #7   11/5/13 5:37:24PM   

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I called this! It'll be cool to see how Manuwa stacks up here, I'm pumped

Post #8   11/5/13 6:09:27PM   

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See how the old gas tank holds for 5 rounds for Jimi

Post #9   11/5/13 6:12:54PM   

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I think gus will destroy manuwa. There isn't really much left in terms of replacements but this seems pretty unbalanced.

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Post #10   11/5/13 7:34:46PM   

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Manuwa = Beast. He definitely has a good shot in this one.

Post #11   11/6/13 4:44:00AM   

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I'm gonna put some underdog money on Jimi here. He has a real chance.

Post #12   11/6/13 4:58:58AM   

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Posted by sbulldavid

Too soon for Manuwa he should be fighting a fringe contender...now he's got the chance to steal Gustaffson's hard earned place.



If he can win this fight, he will deserve to "steal" that place.

Its a reward for stepping up. And after all, he still has to win the fight to earn it.

Post #13   11/6/13 9:17:44AM   

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Deep end of the pool here for Manuwa. Will see if he sinks or swims. I think Gus lights him up fairly easily.

Post #14   11/7/13 12:29:08AM