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Alexander Gustafsson Scouting Report

Alexander Gustafsson Scouting Report

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Alexander Gustafsson Scouting Report


alexander gustaffson scouting report

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Alexander Gustafsson Scouting Report



6’5″ 240 lbs (Heavyweight)
76.5″ reach, Orthodox
January 15, 1987


18-7 (UFC: 9-7)

Current Streak

3 straight losses


Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Championships Held




– tons of experience
– knockout power
– very good striker
– solid MMA boxer
– good MMA wrestler
– lands a high volume of strikes
– uses his long legs to keep opponents at distance
– good striker in the clinch
– solid submission skills
– good at passing guard
– great takedown defense
– constantly moving in the cage
– great at fakes
– good at using his jab
– unorthodox fighting style
– can be dangerous with ground and pound – mauls his opponent
– has never been knocked out
– finishes fights
– long reach for his height



– horribly inaccurate striker
– mediocre striking defense
– poor takedown success rate
– wrestlers seem be his kryptonite
– can be knocked out
– has stumbled when up against the elite of the elite
– mostly only boxes when striking
– injury prone
– seems to not be into fully in the game any longer – “retired” recently
– in a big time slump



Alexander Gustafsson was one of the brightest young stars in the sport, but he ever got to the top of the mountain.



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