Jon Jones defends UFC title with a unanimous decision win
03 March, 2019, 09:57 | Author: Heather Diaz
Jon Jones used to cry for days when he heard about his positive doping tests. With two title fights on the card, one being the pound-for-pound king Jon Jones and the start for Ben Askren in the UFC, Saturday night is a can't miss night.
The 31-year-old American finally managed to track down the UFC President and confronted him.
Jones finished uneventfully and remained unbeaten since 2009, winning a decision for the fifth time in his last seven fights.
In the last main event, Israel Adensanya (16-0-0) raised the motherland's name proudly as he got the "W" over arguably the best MMA athlete the world has seen yet after beating Brazil's Anderson Silva (34-9-0) down in Australia.
With the win, Usman becomes the first UFC champion from Africa.
He was scheduled for a title fight against Woodley at UFC 228 in September, but was unable to fight on that date after having surgery to correct a nasal issue, according to sources.
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The outspoken Askren (19-0), a former U.S. Olympic wrestler, joined the UFC late a year ago after a decade fighting in other promotions and sparring with UFC President Dana White on social media. Lawler is a competitor, the incredibly heralded and charismatic Askren will have his hands full until Lawler is stopped or the final bell sounds. Woodley is now at three title defenses but says the era in which he's competing should be considered.
In reality, Garbrandt's best chance of a quick return to a title fight is for Dillashaw to lose his belt and a new champion to emerge.
Now the spectacular striker faces wily grappler and Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Cirkunov at UFC 235 this weekend looking to make it three spectacular wins in a row.
Usman, who trains out of the Hard Knocks 365 gym after the Blackzilians were disbanded, came as a wrestling disciple to the sport of MMA, before adding more tools to his arsenal. They want to see us bowing, some honour, some integrity and respect. Two championship title bouts and a rousing UFC debut will comprise the star-studded main cards. The fight will be contested at the championship weight of 205 pounds where Jon Jones is considered by most to be favorite going into the contest by a wide margin (14:1) though there is a small but growing contingency who believe an upset is in the making Saturday might. Although the general consensus remains that Jones is one of the best fighters to ever step foot inside the octagon, his troubles with substance abuse and constant suspensions remain a powerful asterisk next to his accomplishments. "I think this card has a little bit of that, just men handling business".
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"I've wiped out the division at this point in time", he concluded. What I've learned, whether I'm on an up like right now, or in down moments, just enjoy it all.
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