The much-awaited ‘UFC Battle Island’ will witness its concluding occasion with the succession of UFC Battle Night time 174 ‘Whittaker vs Until’ on July 25. Whereas the headlining middleweight thriller has already garnered plenty of consideration, the heavyweight debut and return of Alexander Gustafsson have additionally amazed the struggle followers for all the plain causes. Former light-weight contender Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson goes to interrupt retirement and set foot contained in the cage as a heavyweight towards former champion Fabricio Werdum on July 25 with a aim to revive his falling MMA profession.

Each, Fabricio Werdum and Alexander Gustafsson are at the moment on a two-fight shedding streak and the duo is about to collide towards one another to notch a determined win of their respective professional MMA data. Nevertheless, Fabricio Werdum has appeared assured about vanquishing his Swedish rival on July 25.

Whereas recapitulating a sparring session from the previous, Werdum acknowledged that he as soon as hit Alexander Gustafsson so badly that ‘The Mauler’ needed to get 5 stitches on his head. Though Alexander Gustafsson hasn’t responded to these claims but, it has undoubtedly intensified their upcoming face-off for the followers

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Fabricio Werdum believes he’ll end Alexander Gustafsson of their upcoming encounter

Fabricio Werdum
Fabricio Werdum

Throughout an interplay with Sherdog.com, The Brazilian UFC fighter stated that he’s going to submit Alexander Gustafsson on his heavyweight debut. To validate the assertion, Werdum revealed that eight years in the past he was put right into a sequential sparring session with Travis Browne and Alexander Gustafsson the place he smashed Gustafsson at Mark Munhoz’s academy.

Based on Werdum, he was anticipating rotational sparring however the coach put him within the center with each Brown and Gustafsson coming at sequence. “First I did it with Browne, later with Gustafsson and once more with Browne and once more with Gustafsson. In that second sparring session, Gustafsson opened a reduce on my nostril, then I grabbed his neck in a Thai clinch and hit a knee in his face, which opened a giant reduce.”

“I think about he received round 5 stitches in there. In fact, Gustafsson and his coach received indignant with me, stated a few dangerous phrases and the sparring didn’t end in an excellent environment,” stated Fabricio Werdum to Sherdog.com

Alexander Gustafsson
Alexander Gustafsson

When requested about his upcoming matchup towards Alexander Gustafsson, Fabricio Werdum stated that he’s going to complete ‘The Mauler’ by submitting him contained in the octagon. “Gustafsson is aware of I need to take him down and that’s no secret. And I´ll take him down and submit him. I stay on the identical road as Lyoto Machida, and he’s serving to me loads regarding strategy and distance for this struggle.” advised Werdum.

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