Alexander Gustafsson is a Swedish professional and expert in the mixed martial art. Born on 15th January 1987 in Arboga, Sweden. Being signed under UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) and competes in the light heavyweight division. The other nicknames of Alexander Gustafsson are “Mauler” and “Viking”.
The biggest MMA star Gustafsson first fight was against Jared Hamman in the year 2009 where he won the fight and the second fight was against Phil Davis in 2010, Gustafsson lost it due to an anaconda choke.
Alexander Gustafsson initially started his career in boxing in the year 2006 when his age was 16 years and thus, also won the national championship.
His first fight in UFC was against Jared Hamman in the year 2009 where he won the fight and the second fight was against Phil Davis in 2010, Gustafsson lost it due to an anaconda choke. After the failure, he had to face MMA and Cyrille Diabate but before this match took place, he was trained with Alliance MMA for almost a month with all well-known UFC fighters. Where he got to learn many new techniques for fighting and improve over his strengths and speed. He has won many awards and rewards in his professional career.
Training and Fighting
Alexander Gustafsson has got his initial training at Sweden and on the later part at Stockholm where Allstar Training Center which is owned by Alexander Gustafsson. And after he lost against Phil Davis, he has been a part-time trainer with Davis and other at Alliance MMA, California.
Alexander Gustafsson lived with his mother, stepfather, and four younger sisters’. Gustafsson belongs to Finn’s ethnic group, and while growing up he faced many hardships which generally, ended up in fights with others. To the matter of concern, once he was sentenced to prison as a result of fighting. Alexander Gustafsson was as well cast in the movie in 2015 as Johan Falk in “Blood Diamonds”.
He holds an interesting and pleasing personality. With an impressive height of 6 feet and 5 inches, recently aged 31 years, still looks stunning and loves to be active on social media. His estimated net worth is of $250 thousand.
Alexander Gustafsson is married to Moa Antonia in the year 2017, and the couple is beautifully blessed with two children. He dated Moa Antonia for two years and as their relationship built up they decided to get married. The couple seems up to be a beautiful pair being supportive and complementary to each other. Alexander Gustafsson has been successful to maintain an equal balance between his professional and personal life and this adoring couple is very happy in their love life.
The MMA fighter Jon Jones is like a complete star. He does something like a fighter in his world like other fighters don’t do that.
The MMA fighter Jon Jones is like a complete star and one will always be mesmerized to see him performing. He as a fighter is on a complete another level than do others. Some of his explicit moves include Spinning back elbows, unorthodox kicks, explosive takedowns.
Jon Jones fighting Style
Jon Jones usually takes up a unique fighting style which can be defined as more of explosive and controlled fighting. He has got amazing strikes with athletics added to it and is among most the well-known fighters in UFC. Jon Jones seems have never been defeated in MMA competition but had to once face a disqualification when he was playing against Matt Hamill for which his career in UFC struggled and faced a lot of ups and downs.
Jon Jones was born on 19th July 1987 in Rochester, New York. His father was a preacher in the Pentecostal church in Endicott, New York. His mother was worked as a nurse. He has two siblings. He had a sister but she died because of cancer. He has won the championship two times under UFC Light Heavyweight division. Being from a middle-class family, he believed in religion and pursued a degree in criminal justice and, later moved on to MMA.
For the first time, he fought against Bard Bernad in the year 2008. After that, there have been a series of matches which he has won with his outstanding fighting techniques and was the first fighting star who had his shoe line.
Jon Jones and Jessie Moses got married in the year 2015, and they seem to have to date each other since high school. They have three daughters named Leah, Carmen and Olivia Haven.
Career and Controversies
Being a famous UFC fighter Jon Jones is a part of a lot of controversies like Jones was arrested many times for a drink and drive cases and was bailed out by his mother. Another situation, where he has been repeatedly criticized for poking in the opponent’s eyes.
Moreover, in the year 2014, Jon Jones was being accused of posting homophobic slurs to a Swedish man over his social networking site – Instagram. And in the very next year he was announced to fail a drug test but to the safer side Benzoylecgonine was not banned out of the UFC competition so, he was allowed to be a part of the fighting competition and the same year he was also alleged to be a part of Hit and run case.