Alexander Gustafsson Says No Broken Hand Suffered, Plans To Return This Summer

Alexander Gustafsson denied reports he suffered a broken hand while appearing on Radio recently. The Swede is targeting a return to action this summer after defeating Thiago Silva back in April.

“I hope I can fight the end of summer or somewhere around there,” Gustafsson said. “I’m just waiting to hear from the UFC.”

Gustafsson is 14-1 in his MMA career, including six wins in seven UFC fights. His lone loss came at the hands of Phil Davis.

Many are pegging Gustafsson as a future contender to the UFC light heavyweight title. The belt, which is currently worn by Jon Jones, will be defended at UFC 151 by “Bones” against Dan Henderson.

“I think Jones will win that fight,” Gustafsson said. “I think it’ll be a decision.”

Photo credit:

  • warriordave927

    Gustafson vs shogun(might be too soon),maybe Gustafson vs Glover tiexieira

    • I like sexy time

      Sexual idea

  • Naronavas

    Gustafson – Shogun should be the logical bout, but let’s not forget that Gustafson sells in Europe and the UFC need him to be a contender, so they wont give him a tough fight, I can only see him against Griffin, Franklin or anybody he can win to

Follow MMAConvert

Fight Cards

The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale

Event Date: April 16, 2014
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 117: Lima vs. Hawn

Event Date: April 18, 2014
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs Browne

Event Date: April 19, 2014
Broadcast: FOX, FOX Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira

Event Date: April 26, 2014
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 118: Dantas vs. Warren

Event Date: May 2, 2014
Broadcast: Spike TV,

Bellator 119: Cooper vs. Halsey

Event Date: May 9, 2014
Broadcast: Spike TV