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Daniel Cormier vs Alexander Gustafsson (Full Fight)

Daniel Cormier vs Alexander Gustafsson, UFC 192, 3 October 2015

daniel cormier vs alexander gustafssondaniel cormier vs alexander gustafssonIt’s always worth taking note and documenting those moments in life that change you. Moments in life that define you. Moments that you spend so much time and energy preparing for, and you don’t even see it coming. But when the stars align, at the right time, the right angle, and you are able to identify it and deliver. Those moments come few and far between, but when they do, you will never forget them, for the rest of your life.

Daniel Cormier experienced one of those moments. A life changing and career defining fight that brought him a new found respect for his abilities and perhaps a equal respect and understanding of the limitations of those abilities. ¬†As Daniel Cormier experienced a “high” he has never experienced before that night. Alexander Gustafsson may have understandably reached a new low. However hard he trains, however hard he fights, he can’t seem to fulfill his dreams of gold.

Daniel Cormier vs Alexander Gustafsson was a phenomenal war between two mortal men, testing the physical and mental limitations of their bodies, and taking one step closer to becoming immortal.

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Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson (Full Fight)

jon jones vs alexander gustafssonJon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson honestly wasn’t that great of a fight. Look at most any of the fights that are in the Best of the Best archive on this blog. Any of those could be a better fight. What was intriguing about this fight was that Alexander Gustafsson offered the first real threat to Jon Jones UFC Light Heavyweight title.

It is an action packed five rounds. Jon Jones has his usual unorthodox striking that leverages wrestling base, his long limbs and his reach. Alexander Gustafsson however comes in with outstanding wrestling and a strong boxing background. Gustafsson was able to draw the fight out of Jon Jones and turn this title fight into one of the best Light Heavyweight title fights in UFC history. This fight is recognized as the 2013 Fight of the Year.

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