The UFC 165 PPV event took place on Saturday night in Toronto, Canada, and provided us a fight for the ages when UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson engaged in an instant classic. The challenger Gustafsson was a +700 betting underdog to the champion but made it clear early that he was there to win on Saturday night.
You just saw what may have been the best title fight in UFC history between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson. You also saw Renan Barao defend his interim bantamweight title with a spinning back head kick knockout of Eddie Wineland. Also, Brendan Schaub choked Matt Mitrione unconscious. Now watch the UFC 165 post-fight press conference.
UFC 165: JONES VS. GUSTAFSSON takes place this Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario. Headlining the card will be a light heavyweight title bout between reigning champ Jon Jones and number one contender Alexander Gustafsson. Renan Barao will look to defend his interim bantamweight title against former WEC champ Eddie Wineland in the co-headliner.
A few of the ProMMAnow.com staff has come together once again to share their thoughts and predictions on each of the main card bouts
Get caught up on the backstory of UFC 165’s three main fights as former TUF 10 cast mates and friends Brendan Schaub and Matt Mitrione prepare to face off at heavyweight, interim bantamweight champ Renan Barao puts his title on the line against inaugural WEC bantamweight champ Eddie Wineland, and reigning light heavyweight king Jon Jones looks to continue his dominant legacy against Swedish fighter Alexander Gustafsson.
Countdown to UFC 165 will premiere tonight on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET ahead of the third installment of The Ultimate Fighter season 18. The Countdown to UFC 165 episode will focus on Saturday’s Heavyweight match-up between former football players and friends Brendan Schaub and Matt Mitrione, the interim Bantamweight Title match-up between Renan Barao and Eddie Wineland, and the Light Heavyweight Championship main event between reigning title-holder Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson.
Now heck out this Countdown to UFC 165 video preview…
The UFC 165 PPV event will take place on Saturday night at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada. UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones will look to defend his title against challenger Alexander Gustafsson in the co-main event. Also, the co-main event will feature the UFC interim bantamweight title fight between interim champion Renan Barao and former WEC champion Eddie Wineland.