Alexander
Gustafsson
16-2-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 11 fights.
Record: 16-2-0
Summary: Aggressiveness, good standup

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Mauler
From: Arboga Sweden
Fights Out Of: Stockholm Sweden
Age: 27
Height: 6' 5" ( 195 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
982
37% Successful
364
Types of Successful Strikes
0
364
75% Standing
16%
273
32
59
Striking Defense
49
%
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
UPCOMING
Jon Jones
UFC 178: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2
Sep 27, 2014
-- -- -- -- --
Alexander Gustafsson -- -- -- --
Win
Alexander Gustafsson Mar 8, 2014
21 1 0 1 R2 KO/TKO
Jimi Manuwa 13 0 0 0
Jon Jones Sep 21, 2013
134 1 0 0 R5 Decision - Unanimous
Alexander Gustafsson 110 1 0 0
Win
Mauricio Rua Dec 8, 2012
41 1 1 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Alexander Gustafsson 72 6 0 2
Win
Alexander Gustafsson Apr 14, 2012
76 1 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Thiago Silva 38 0 0 0
Win
Vladimir Matyushenko Dec 30, 2011
5 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Alexander Gustafsson 10 0 0 0
Win
Matt Hamill Aug 6, 2011
13 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Alexander Gustafsson 37 0 0 1
Win
Alexander Gustafsson Feb 26, 2011
4 1 2 2 R1 Submission
James Te Huna 6 1 0 1
Win
Cyrille Diabate Oct 16, 2010
11 0 0 0 R2 Submission
Alexander Gustafsson 28 2 3 7
Loss
Alexander Gustafsson Apr 10, 2010
0 0 0 0 R1 Submission
Phil Davis 14 1 1 1
Win
Alexander Gustafsson Nov 14, 2009
6 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Jared Hamman 6 0 0 0

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 TKO / KO, three by submission

•    Has finished eight fights in the first round

•    A pro since 2007

Career

Trained With

Ross Pearson
Ross Pearson
17-7-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Travis Browne
Travis Browne
16-2-1
( W-L-D )
Phil Davis
Phil Davis
12-2-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Cyrille Diabate
Cyrille Diabate
20-10-3
( W-L-D )
Phil Davis
Phil Davis
12-2-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

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

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