The UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson event is a couple of weeks away and will be the next major MMA PPV. The event is set to take on September 21 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones will look to defend his title against challenger Alexander Gustafsson. Also, the co-main event will feature the UFC interim bantamweight title fight between interim champion Renan Barao and former WEC champion Eddie Wineland.
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will look to defend his title for a record breaking sixth time when he takes on number one contender Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of UFC 165. The event is slated to take place on September 21, in Toronto, Canada, in the Air Canada Centre. The co-main event will feature the UFC interim bantamweight title fight between champion Renan Barao and challenger Eddie Wineland.
UFC officials officially announced the UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson event a couple of weeks ago, and the event is quickly taking shape. The event is set to take at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Canadian fans will be treated to two UFC title fights with Jon Jones looking to defend his light heavyweight title against Alexander Gustafsson, and Renan Barao looking to defend his interim bantamweight title against Eddie Wineland.
UFC officials finally confirmed the rumors of UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao suffering an injury that will keep him from taking on Eddie Wineland in the UFC 161 main event. The UFC officials confirmed that UFC 161 will receive a new main event, but no word on if Eddie Wineland will be a part of those plans.