Alexander Gustafsson

Alexander Gustafsson

Alexander Gustafsson
Quick Facts About Alexander Gustafsson
Celebrated Name Alexander Gustafsson
Age 37 years old
Nick Name The Mauler, The Viking
Birth Name Alexander Lars-Ake Gustafsson
Birth Date 1987-01-15
Gender Male
Profession Former Mixed Martial Artist

Who is Alexander Gustafsson?

Alexander Lars-Ake Gustafsson, professionally known as Alexander Gustafsson is a retired Swedish professional mixed martial artist. He is also known by other names such as The Mauler, and The Viking. The Swedish mixed martial artist is best known for fighting in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He competed in the light heavyweight division in the UFC. He retired from fighting on 1 June 2019 after his loss to Anthony Smith at UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Smith. He was named 2013 International Fighter of the Year.

What is Alexander Gustafsson Famous For?

- 2013 International Fighter of the year.

Where was Alexander Gustafsson Born? 

Alexander Gustafsson was born on 15 January 1987. His birth name is Alexander Lars-Ake Gustafsson. His birth place is in Arboga in Sweden. He holds Swedish Nationality. He grew up nearby Arboga. He endured troubled youth and was often involved in fights as a teenager. 

Who are Alexander Gustafsson's Parents?

Alexander Gustafsson's mother is Eleonora Gustafsson. Information about his father is currently unavailable. He grew up with his step-father. He has 4 younger sisters. His mother named him Alexander after Alexander the Great. 

What did Alexander Gustafsson Do Before Starting MMA Career?

He has worked various jobs before fully committing to his fighting career. He worked in constructions. He also worked as a bouncer in night clubs. He also acquired a license to work as a divemaster for scuba diving. 

What is Alexander Gustafsson Record?

During his MMA career, he has recorded 18 wins in 24 fights. He won 11 fights via knockout, 3 via submission, and 4 via decision. 

He won his UFC debut fight against Jared Hamman at UFC 105 via KO in November 2009. 

His fight against UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones at UFC 165 in September 2013 was named 2013 FIght of the Year by World MMA Awards. Many media outlets and fighters cited the fight to be the greatest light heavyweight title fight of all time. 

He lost his last fight before retiring against Anthony Smith in the main event at UFC Fight Night: 153 in June 2019. 

Has Alexander Gustafsson Appeared in Movies?

Alexander Gustafsson was featured in the 2015 Swedish film, Johan Falk-Blood Diamonds. 

Who is Alexander Gustafsson Wife?

Alexander Gustafsson started dating Moa since 2015. The couple had their first child, a daughter, Ava in May 2017. The same month, the couple got engaged inside the octagon right after his fight. He defeated Glover Teixeira in his hometown of Stockholm, Sweden. The couple welcomed their second child, a son in September 2018. 

Where does Alexander Gustafsson Live?

Alexander Gustafsson lives with his fiancee and his two children in his hometown of Stockholm in Sweden. 

Why Did Alexander Gustafsson Served Time in Prison?

Alexander Gustafsson had a troubled life as a teenager. He was often involved in fights. He was sentenced to prison for aggravated assault in 2005. He was 18 years old then. He served time in prison. He was released in 2006. 

What are Alexander Gustafsson Body Measurements?

Alexander Gustafsson stands at a height of 1.96 m i.e. 6 feet and 5 inches tall. He has a body weight of 205 lbs i.e. 93 kg. He has an athletic body build. He has a reach of 79 inches. 

What is Alexander Gustafsson Net Worth?

Alexander Gustafsson earned from his fighting career until his retirement in June 2019. He has earned several fights of the night and Performance of the night bonuses. His net worth is estimated at $1 million. 

Facts About Alexander Gustafsson

  • #1He cites MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko as his biggest inspiration.

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