Alexander Gustafsson
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Tonight’s UFC Struggle Island Three predominant card featured a attention-grabbing heavyweight matchup between Alexander Gustafsson and Fabricio Werdum.

The previous multiple-time mild heavyweight title challenger, Gustafsson (18-6 MMA), was making his heavyweight debut when he collided with Werdum this night. The Swede had beforehand retired from MMA following his submission loss to Anthony Smith in June of 2019, however just lately discovered the fireplace to get again within the Octagon.

In the meantime, Fabricio Werdum (23-9-1 MMA) entered UFC Struggle Island Three trying to rebound this after struggling a split-decision loss to Aleksei Oleinik in his most up-to-date effort at UFC 249. The previous UFC heavyweight champion, Werdum, was trying to earn his first win since November of 2017 this night in Abu Dhabi.

Tonight’s predominant card heavyweight matchup proved to be a fast contest. After Gustafsson charged in with an early flurry the struggle hit the bottom. At first the Swede had prime place however that shortly modified and Werdum was in a position to safe a fight-ending armbar.

Official UFC Struggle Island Three Consequence: Fabricio Werdum def. Alexander Gustafsson by way of submission in Spherical 1

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This text first appeared on on July 25, 2020