Last weekend rumors were swirling about a possible Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson fight planned for August 30.
During the UFC 173 post-fight press conference UFC President Dana White confirmed that they got Alexander Gustafsson under a new contract and he signed a bout agreement to fight Jon Jones on August 30th.
“We didn’t announce it. I said we’re shooting for August 30. That’s the date we want for Jones-Gustafsson.
“We just signed Gustafsson to a new deal, and Jones is getting a new deal, too. We’re doing a new deal with him.”
White went on to say that until Jon Jones and the UFC come to terms, the bout is not on the books.This article appeared first on BJPENN.COM