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Monday, Mar 11, 2019

Report: Alexander Gustafsson to Face Anthony Smith Next

Alexander Gustafsson (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

It looks like the last two men to face light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones are going to battle next, as it’s being reported Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Smith have agreed to fight.

The contenders have reportedly, verbally agreed to fight on June 1st, according to a report from ESPN. The bout would headline a UFC card in Stockholm, Sweden.

Gustafsson (18-5) faced Jones in December at UFC 232 and was stopped by the champion in round two. Smith (31-14) took on Jones at UFC 235 earlier this month and lost via unanimous decision.

Smith has gone 3-2 in his last 5 contests and Gustafsson has gone 2-3.

posted by FCF Staff @ 12:31 pm
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