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UFC 192: ‘Cormier vs. Gustafsson,’ The Report Card

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Wow. What a main event.
For all those complaining about Alexander Gustafsson getting a title shot after getting knocked out by Anthony Johnson, the Swede took the champ to the absolute limit, just as he did against Jon Jones back at UFC 165.
Unfortunately for “Gus”, Daniel Cormier was just a little bit better, handing the Swede an 0-2 record inside of UFC title fights and likely setting back any opportunity for a third attempt by several years.
The main event salvaged what was essentially a fairly terrible waste of money for a pay-per-view. After all, the best parts of the UFC 192 card were aired free on Fox Sports 1.
There were some spectacular finishes on the “prelims” portion of UFC 192, at one point stringing together four stoppages in the very first round forcing Fox Sports to fill out the time slot with idle chatter and commercials.
At any rate, who got top marks and who failed to pass in this week’s “Report Card”? Find out below:
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Poor Gus. Always a bridesmaid and never a bride. There are so many examples of guys who choke in title fights but I don’t think Alexander Gustafsson is that kind of person. On ….View original article