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Dana White says Alexander Gustafsson vs. Gegard Mousasi has not been canceled

Is Alexander Gustafsson going to fight against Gegard Mousasi on Saturday, or isn’t he? That question raged throughout the Internet on Easter Sunday as news surfaced that Gustafsson had suffered a facial laceration during training leading up to the planned UFC on Fuel 9 main event in Stockholm, Sweden. But as of this writing, at least, the clash of elite light heavyweights is still a go. Sunday night, UFC president Dana White broke a day-long silence and told MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani that as of now, the fight is still on. The [Swedish Mixed Martial Arts Federation] has not said he can’t fight, and he wants to fight, White texted Helwani. Previous reports had indicated that Gustafsson’s cut would take three to four weeks to properly heal.

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