Gustafsson confirms Blachowicz bout

Fourth-ranked UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson will be back in the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 93 after confirming that he will be facing Jan Blachowicz in the UFC’s Hamburg event on September 3.

Gustafsson (16-4) has lost his two most recent fights, dropping a split decision Daniel Cormier, in their five-round fight at UFC 192 in October. In January 2015 he lost against Anthony Johnson in a UFC Light Heavyweight title eliminator in Stockholm, Sweden.

In January 2015 he lost against Anthony Johnson in a UFC Light Heavyweight title eliminator in Stockholm, Sweden.

The match-up was confirmed by Gustafsson via his Instagram account.

It’s on. Cant wait to fight my Polish friend @janblachowicz at @ufc Hamburg.

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Blachowicz (19-5) defeated Igor Pokrajac at UFC Fight Night 86 in April in his last bout recovering from a two-fight losing streak where he lost against Jimi Manuwa and Corey Anderson.

The event is headlined by a heavyweight bout between No. 6-ranked Andrei Arlovski and No. 9-ranked Josh Barnett.

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