Report: Alexander Gustafsson Suffers Cut In Training, UFC On FUEL TV 9 Headliner In Doubt
By FCF Staff
Less than a week away from a scheduled, main event bout with Gegard Mousasi at UFC on FUEL TV 9 in Sweden, light-heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson has reportedly suffered a cut in training and could be ineligible to compete.
According to initial reports from Swedish outlets MMANYTT.se and SVT.se, the cut will likely force Gustafsson to miss Saturday’s bout. MMA Junkie has also confirmed that the Swedish fighter has suffered a cut in training; however, the UFC has not made any official announcement yet.
UFC on FUEL TV 9 will be hosted by Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe Arena and will be broadcast in North America on FUEL TV.
The bout would mark the first time Gustafsson (15-1) has competed since December, when he scored a unanimous decision win over former light-heavyweight champ “Shogun” Rua.
Mousasi (33-3-2), on the other hand, is scheduled to make his UFC debut after the former Strikeforce champ submitted Mike Kyle this past January,