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Gustafsson Books Lil Nog as 205 Title Picture Remains Unclear

Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson is in a unique position. Despite him holding the second spot in the UFC’s rankings, his last three losses have come against the three best fighters in the light heavyweight division at the moment–Daniel Cormier, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson and Jon ‘Bones’ Jones While nobody would argue with Gustafsson’s place among the bracket’s elite fighters after he forced Cormier and Jones to agonizingly close decisions, it doesn’t quite make sense for him to step up and face one of the top three as both Johnson and Jones expect title dates in their next bouts.
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