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MMA star Alex Gustafsson: Motocross is tougher

Updated: July 31, 2011, 2:33 PM ET
By Lynn Hoppes

LOS ANGELES -- Let the debate begin.

Swedish mixed martial artist Alexander Gustafsson stopped by X Games 17 this weekend to watch motocross and also to promote his light-heavyweight fight Saturday against Matt Hamill in Philadelphia.

Here comes his statement:

"I think motocross is a much more dangerous sport than what we do," said Gustafsson, who is nicknamed "The Mauler" and is 11-1. "These guys are flying through the air at high speeds rising ...

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