Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson II set for UFC 178 in Toronto
The rematch is on, and it’s taking place in Canada.
UFC officials today announced that Jones, despite previously expressing interest in instead facing Daniel Cormier, has agreed to face Gustafsson in the headlining bout of UFC 178.
It was previously announced that UFC 178 takes place Sept. 27 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The evening’s main card airs on pay-per-view.
For more on UFC 178, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.
(Pictured: Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson)
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