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Mousasi will aim for Gustafsson's cut

ESPN staff
April 1, 2013
Gegard Mousasi plans to make his UFC debut, regardless of Gustafsson's injury © Getty Images

Gegard Mousasi says he is going to aim for Alexander Gustafsson's cut above his eye if their bout at UFC Sweden goes ahead.

On Sunday, it was revealed Gustafsson had suffered the injury in training, and there were doubts as to whether the showpiece event in Stockholm will take place. UFC president Dana White also said Gustafsson had yet to be told whether he can fight or not.

Mousasi plans to make his UFC debut this weekend, and if it is not against Gustafsson he has said he will fight someone else.

"As far as I know, the fight is still on. I trained for a fight, I don't care if they change opponents as long as I fight. I don't care for opponents, I train for eight weeks and I just want to fight. I don't care if it's him or someone else," he told The MMA Hour.

"We're going to Sweden and everything is the same as usual. They said the fight is the same, I don't know what kind of injuries he has but other than that, I don't know. I hear the got cut is above his eye."

Mousasi is also out to inflict further pain on Gustafsson, and on the injury said: "Happy? I never thought about it that way. But, if he's cut, I am going to make sure I hit him where he's cut. I'm not going to be very sportsmanship-like, I just want to win the fight."

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