The octagon returns to Las Vegas this evening for UFC 235. The event is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Anthony Smith.
UFC President Dana White had his camera rolling during yesterday’s UFC 235 weigh ins and caught some intense moments between the main card fighters.
Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith
Jon Jones was most recently seen in action at December’s UFC 232 event, where he scored a third-round knockout victory over Alexander Gustafsson to reclaim the promotions 205-pound title.
Meanwhile, Anthony Smith is coming off a submission victory over Volkan Oezdemir which occurred this past October in Moncton. “Lionheart” will enter tonight’s UFC 235 main event on a three-fight win streak.
Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman
Tyron Woodley was last seen in action at September’s UFC 228 event, where he scored a submission victory over Darren Till to retain his UFC welterweight title.
As for Kamaru Usman, “The Nigerian Nightmare” is coming off a dominant decision victory over former UFC champion Rafael dos Anjos.
Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler
Former Bellator and ONE champion Ben Askren will make his highly anticipated octagon debut against Robbie Lawler at tonight’s UFC 235 event.
Askren has not competed since November of 2017, where he defeated Shinya Aoki via TKO under the ONE Championship banner.
Meanwhile, former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler will fight for the first time since being defeated by “RDA” in December of 2017.
Cody Garbrandt vs. Pedro Munhoz
A bantamweight tilt featuring former division champion Cody Garbrandt taking on perennial division contender Pedro Munhoz will kick off tonight’s UFC 235 main card.
Garbrandt is coming off back-to-back losses to reigning division champion TJ Dillashaw.
As for Munhoz, “The Young Punisher” was last seen in action this past November, where he scored a TKO victory over Bryan Caraway.
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