It was a three round brawl that ended in the the Swedish hometown heroes favor with a unanimous victory. The lengthy Alexander Gustafsson was able to keep an aggressive Thiago Silva out of his range while picking him apart with footwork and reach.
We hear commentator Mike Goldberg hint shortly after the fight that Gustafsson may just be next in line for a title fight against the winner of this Saturday’s Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans. This would of course mean that White’s named top contender, Dan Henderson would once again need to wait in the wayside for his title shot.
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