Alexander Gustafsson Against Vladimir Matyushenko UFC 141
Top UFC light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson takes on a seasoned veteran in Vladimir Matyushenko, in a sign of things to come in the division. Gustafsson is still pretty much an unknown quantity to UFC fans and in this fight, we get some insight into his potential. Although Matyushenko is significantly older and no doubt in the last throws of his professional career. He is still an extremely dangerous fighter with tonnes of experience.
Gustafsson brings a whole host of unknowns to the promotion and has yet to be fully tested. But to date, we do like what we have seen so far from the big Swede. Can he go on to test himself against the very best in the division in the reigning champion Jon Jones. We get to see his skill set here on display against the ageing Russian fighter. Still a stiff test for Gus, but one he is more than willing to take on.
With his huge height and reach, as well as age advantage. Can he overcome the experienced Matyushenko and put his name on the shortlist of top contenders in the UFC light heavyweight division? At 5 – 1 in the UFC can Alexander Gustafsson go on to establish himself as one of the very best at 205 lbs. Let us watch this fight to see just how well he performs. And if he has what it takes to face to division champion and consensus current top pound for pound fighter JBJ.