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  1. Jones-Teixeira the right decision

    Franklin McNeil

    A rematch between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson has officially been placed on hold. The next time Jones enters the Octagon he will defend his belt against hard-hitting Glover Teixeira. UFC president Dana White c...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  2. Jon Jones, Alexander Gustaffson get medical suspensions

    Franklin McNeil

    The Toronto-based Office of the Athletics Commissioner issued 60-day medical suspensions Monday to UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and top contender Alexander Gustafsson.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2013
  3. Jones showed heart against Gustafsson

    Franklin McNeil

    TORONTO -- Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones asked for an opponent who could push him to the limit. Jones got what he asked for Saturday night at UFC 165 in Alexander Gustafsson. And it was exactly the type of fight Jones needed. The Swedish...

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  4. Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson make weight for UFC 165 light hea...

    Franklin McNeil

    Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson each weighed in at 204.5 for their UFC 165 title bout Saturday night. The main event takes place inside Air Canada Center.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  5. Jones, Gustafsson rely on inner strength

    Franklin McNeil

    Confidence is such a big part of a fighter's success. And every mixed martial artist will mention it before stepping into a cage. It's no different with UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and top contender Alexander Gustafsson. Both are beam...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  6. With confidence in check, Teixeira eyes title

    Franklin McNeil

    Long before facing Ryan Bader on Sept. 4, landing a UFC light heavyweight title shot was something Glover Teixeira was confident he would achieve. His confidence, however, didn't end there. Teixeira went into the Octagon in Belo Horizonte, Brazil...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  7. UFC Fight Night 28 roundup: Glover Teixeira blindsides Ryan Bader...

    Franklin McNeil

    Light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira overcame a few tense moments before knocking out Ryan Bader in front of his hometown crowd at UFC Fight Night 28.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  8. Jon Jones set for UFC title defense against Alexander Gustafsson

    Franklin McNeil

    Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will put his title on the line Sept. 21 against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165 in Toronto.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2013
  9. Chael Sonnen will face Mauricio Shogun Rua on Aug. 17

    Franklin McNeil

    Former light heavyweight and middleweight title challenger Chael Sonnen will face Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua on Aug. 17 at TD Garden in Boston. Sonnen announced the bout Tuesday night on Fuel TV.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2013
  10. Alexander Gustafsson fight still on despite training injury

    Franklin McNeil

    Despite an injury to light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson, suffered recently during a training session, UFC president Dana White says the fight Saturday night against Gegard Mousasi is still on.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2013
  11. Alexander Gustafsson to face former Strikeforce titleholder Gegar...

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson and former Strikeforce titleholder Gegard Mousasi will fight on April 6 in Stockholm, Sweden.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2013
  12. Davis plays part in Gustafsson's growth

    Franklin McNeil

    Light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson has looked impressive inside the Octagon, especially during his current five-fight win streak. With each fight his striking becomes sharper and more accurate. His footwork has improved to the point...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  13. UFC heavyweight Lavar Johnson out of Dec. 8 fight with pulled gro...

    Franklin McNeil

    : Heavyweight Lavar Johnson pulled a groin that has forced him out of a Dec. 8 bout with Brendan Schaub.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2012
  14. Benson Henderson to defend title vs. Nate Diaz on Dec. 8

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson will make the second defense of his title Dec. 8 against Nate Diaz, promotion officials revealed Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2012
  15. UFC on Fuel TV 2 roundup: Alexander Gustafsson outstrikes Thiago ...

    Franklin McNeil

    Alexander Gustafsson inched closer to a showdown with Jon Jones and sent his Swedish fans home happy in the process by dominating Thiago Silva over three rounds.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2012
  16. Thiago Silva, Alexander Gustafsson set for UFC main event on Apri...

    Franklin McNeil

    Light heavyweight contender Thiago Silva will face Alexander Gustafsson in the UFC on Fuel TV 2 main event April 14 in Stockholm, Sweden, the promotion announced Tuesday on its website.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2012