Alexander Gustafsson Out of Saturday’s Fight Against Gegard Mousasi

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Alexander Gustafsson Out of Saturday’s Fight Against Gegard Mousasi

 

Article courtesy of MMA Junkie:

The Swedish MMA Federation today announced that Alexander Gustafsson has not been cleared to fight at Saturday’s UFC on FUEL TV 9 event due to his facial cut.

He’ll no longer headline the FUEL TV-televised event, where he was scheduled to fight fellow light heavyweight and promotional newcomer Gegard Mousasi (33-3-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC).

The cut, which Gustafsson (15-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) suffered near his eyebrow during a recent training session, was deemed too substantial, and the SMMAF, which is Sweden’s local regulatory body, won’t