Jon ‘Bones’ Jones returned for the UFC having a clinical screen to defeat Alexander Gustafsson and get the empty light-heavyweight name – after that called away aged competitor Daniel Cormier for the third battle in 2019.
Both American Jones, 31, and Swede Gustafsson, 31, delivered to actions at ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS 232 found in Los Angeles following extended lay-offs, but the past world safe bet looked crisper as he outstruck Gustafsson in the first two rounds.
Jones pushed the speed inside the third to consider Gustafsson to the pad, have his back again and end the fight with large flood attacks.
Jones beat Gustafsson within their initial conference in 2013, in what was described while 1 from the greatest battles in UFC background.
Upon Sat, Roberts got back the belt this individual never dropped in the emerald as he went back to the best of the sport subsequent a turbulent week that noticed him below suspicion once more after a pre-fight medication check authorized a great abnormality coming from an unsuccessful check-in July 2017.
The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) exonerated Williams of any kind of wrongdoing, and UFC mind of sportsman wellness and gratification Jeff Novitzky said the abnormality was due to a good “pulsing effect” following an additional failed medicines test in 2016.
In spite of clarification that Jones was removed simply by Usada and would gain zero performance-enhancing effect from your metabolite recognized, The state of Nevada State Athletic Commission may not obvious him to fight without keeping a seeing and reading to discuss the situation.
With no time for you to wait for an ability to hear, the ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS opted to change the event by Las Vegas to Los Angeles in six days’ see — a questionable move that was met with significant criticism via fans, competitors and the press.
But the fighters on the cards delivered a chain of eye-catching shows, with 12 of the 13 rounds – including the two globe brand fights towards the top of the card — closing within the distance.