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Alexander Gustafsson Hoping To Fill-In Soon, Or Face Lyoto Machida

Alexander Gustafsson was disheartened when he was forced out of a recent bout with Gegard Mousasi due to a cut. Now, “The Mauler” is hoping for a quick replacement fight.

According to Gustafsson’s manager, Manos Terzitane, his fighter is a week or two away from getting cleared. A report on UFC Tonight added that he would like to be used as a replacement if an injury happens, or face Lyoto Machida.

Gustafsson suffered a cut in training prior to the scheduled bout in Sweden, and the commission failed to clear him to compete.