Gustafsson came closer to beating Jones than any other opponent "Bones" had faced in the past but still came up short. While Gustafsson has appreciated the support he's received from fans, he's understandably upset about how things played out. Recently he explained, “It’s been great, but I haven’t been this disappointed before. I really wanted that belt. It sucks.”
The world of MMA is still riding a high from the incredible effort put forth from light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Swedish star Alexander Gustafsson in their UFC 165 tilt. The bout pitted two of the sport’s brightest young stars against one another, producing a match-up many have since labeled as the best 205-pound title-fight in the sport’s history. Now that the dust has settled, some interesting nuggets of information have started to surface including Gustafsson’s reaction to losing, the state of Jones’ injured foot, and insight on how close the clash was to being stopped after the fourth frame.
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