Alexander
Gustafsson
16-3-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #2 Light Heavyweight

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 11 fights.
Record: 16-3-0
Summary: Aggressiveness, good standup

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Mauler
From: Arboga Sweden
Fights Out Of: Stockholm Sweden
Age: 28
Height: 6' 5" ( 195 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1002
37% Successful
374
Types of Successful Strikes
0
374
76% Standing
16%
283
32
59
Striking Defense
48
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
30
40% Successful
12
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
5
13
0
Takedown Defense
87
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Alexander Gustafsson
Jan 24, 2015
10
30
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Alexander Gustafsson
Mar 8, 2014
21
13
1
0
0
0
1
0
R2 KO/TKO
Alexander Gustafsson
Sep 21, 2013
134
110
1
1
0
0
0
0
R5 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Alexander Gustafsson
Dec 8, 2012
41
72
1
6
1
0
0
2
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Alexander Gustafsson
Apr 14, 2012
76
38
1
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Alexander Gustafsson
Dec 30, 2011
5
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Alexander Gustafsson
Aug 6, 2011
13
37
0
0
0
0
0
1
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Alexander Gustafsson
Feb 26, 2011
4
6
1
1
2
0
2
1
R1 Submission
Win
Alexander Gustafsson
Oct 16, 2010
11
28
0
2
0
3
0
7
R2 Submission
Loss
Alexander Gustafsson
Apr 10, 2010
0
14
0
1
0
1
0
1
R1 Submission
Win
Alexander Gustafsson
Nov 14, 2009
6
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: 2-3 sessions a day with S&C, drills and sparring.

 

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started to train MMA in 2006 and before that I trained in boxing. It feels so real when you’re standing in the cage next to your opponent. I just like it a lot.

What ranks and titles have you held? 
No titles.

Do you have any heroes?
My idol is Fedor Emelianenko.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to me; it is my goal to be a part of the show.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
I have no degrees.

What was your job before you started fighting?
I did boxing and scuba diving.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? In amateur boxing, I won against the Swedish champion.

Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke

Favorite striking technique: Start with a hard right punch

• 10 wins by KO, three by submission (3 RNC)

• Has finished eight fights in the first round

• A pro since 2007

Career

Trained With

Ross Pearson
Ross Pearson
19-8-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Travis Browne
Travis Browne
17-2-1
( W-L-D )
Phil Davis
Phil Davis
13-3-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Cyrille Diabate
Cyrille Diabate
20-10-3
( W-L-D )
Phil Davis
Phil Davis
13-3-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Matt Hamill UFC® 133 Live on Pay-Per-View Evans vs. Ortiz

More Fighters