The 31-year-old has missed more than years due to suspensions since first winning the UFC light heavyweight title, easing some of the potential wear-and-tear on his mind and body.
Jones becomes champion for the third time with a third-round knockout of Alexander Gustafsson on Saturday night at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif.
After all the drama and chaos of one of the wildest weeks in UFC history, Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson will step into the cage Saturday for a rematch of one of the best light heavyweight title bouts ever.
The beleaguered former light heavyweight champion was in no mood to apologize for being the center of another controversy, this time prompting the card’s relocation from Las Vegas to Los Angeles.
UFC president Dana White came to the defense of the beleaguered former champion a day after an abnormality in a drug test forced Saturday’s pay-per-view event out of Las Vegas.
Mazany will take on the Season 28 winner of “The Ultimate Fighter” in a women’s bantamweight bout on the UFC 235 card at T-Mobile Arena.
UFC 232 scheduled this weekend in Las Vegas has been moved to The Forum in Inglewood, California, after an irregularity was discovered in a drug test administered to former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, UFC officials announced Sunday.
The Las Vegan hoped to avenge a loss to Al Iaquinta and stake a claim at fighting for the lightweight title only to fall short once again.