North America's gambling capital has won the Jon Jones-Alexander Gustaffson rematch sweepstakes.
Las Vegas, Toronto, and Stockholm were all under consideration to host the Sept. 27 UFC light heavyweight title fight. On Friday, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta announced on a special Friday edition of UFC Tonight the bout would take place in the UFC's hometown.
Toronto was the site of the first bout between the two,at UFC 165 last September, in which Gustafsson pushed Jones like he's never been pushed bef more
Sorry Torontonians, Las Vegas is the place to be for one of the biggest fights of the year.
The first epic clash between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson took place in Toronto, Ontario, and the rematch was supposed to be in the same city. Those plans have been nixed, and on a special edition of UFC Tonight, Lorenzo Fertitta confirmed that UFC 178 will be in Las Vegas on 9/27. Believe it or not, it's the first time that Jones has fought in Vegas as a champion, although they tried to accomplish more
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