Everyone has been anticipating for this fight, yes a fight that will bring two great fighters in the octagon – Jon ‘Bones’ Jones and Suga Rashad Evans. This UFC Light Heavyweight title bout will be witnessed by avid UFC fans in Georgia and around the world on April 21st, Saturday in Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA.
UFC 145 will highlight its main event with Jones and Evans plus other supporting bouts that include the following match-ups:
- Marcus Brimage vs Maximo Blanco
- Keith Wisniewski vs Chris Clements
- Marc Danzig vs Efrain Escudero
- John Makdessi vs Anthony Njokuani
- Matt Brown vs Stephen Thompson
- Travis Brwone vs Chad Griggs
- Mark Bocek vs John Alessio
- Mark Hominick vs Eddie Yagin
- Miguel Angel Torres vs Michael McDonald
- Brendan Schaub vs Ben Rothwell
- Rory Macdonald vs Che Mills
About Jon ‘Bones’ Jones
Jonathan D. Jones aka Jon ‘Bones’ Jones is the reigning, defending UFC Light Heavyweight Champion who was born and raised in New York, a natural MMA athlete that has dominated the wrestling mat earning a title in the National Junior College wrestling championship. Jones is a master of Greco-Roman All-American who began his career with succeeding wins over Brandon Vera, Vladimir Matyushenko, and Ryan Bader. On UFC 128, Jones won a victory over the legendary Mauricio Shogun Rua, for the Light Heavyweight Championship belt, becoming the youngest UFC Champion in the history.
About Suga Rashad Evans
Rashad Anton Evans is an MMA fighter from Lansing, MI with a professional record of 19 Wins, 1 Lost, and 1 Draw. He is a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion who stole the belt from Forrest Griffin, and has won the heavyweight division of The Ultimate Fighter Season 2. On his first title defense, Evans lost his belt via knockout to undefeated Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida.