Title holder, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones (24-1-0, 1NC) is one of MMA’s most well-known characters. Having been suspended in 2016 after USADA ruled Jons had consumed male enhancement pills, Jones returned in July 2017 to mix opinions – fast becoming one of the sport’s biggest villains.
Frankie Edgar, is finally getting his shot to dethrone ‘Blessed’.
In what is a long-awaited re-booking of two previously cancelled encounters, the current featherweight champion, Max ‘Blessed’ Holloway (20-3-0), will take on challenger, Frankie ‘The Answer’ Edgar (23-6-1).
UFC Sunday is at your local pub as a welterweight clash pitting Darren Till against Jorge Masvidal will serve as the headliner for UFC Fight Night 147 in London March 17 , while another 170-pound clash between Leon Edwards and Gunnar Nelson is set for the co-main event.
The UFC’s final show of 2018 is a big one! In the main event, Jon Jones returns from his USADA suspension to take on Alexander Gustafsson for what will be the vacant light heavyweight title. Jones defended his title vs. Gustafsson at UFC 165 in an instant classic, and five years later, we’re inching closer to finally seeing the rematch.
In the five-round main event, La Plata's Santiago Ponzinibbio will fight in Argentina for the first time since 2010 when he puts his six-fight winning streak on the line against fellow welterweight contender Neil Magny, who is coming off back to back wins over Carlos Condit and Craig White.