With a little creative maneuvering from the folks at MGM Resorts and Live Nation, “UFC 178: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2? will take place on Sept. 27 at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
The UFC announced today that the rematch between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and No. 1 contender Alexander Gustafsson will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. more
The most anticipated fight card of the fall finally has a venue. UFC 178 is slated to take place on September 27, 2014 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV, promotion officials announced on Tuesday.
In order to complete the booking, Kings of Leon, the popular American rock band who is scheduled to headline the upcoming Boulevard Brew Fest, agreed to shift their September 27 performance from the MGM Grand Garden Arena to The Lot, which is located along the Las Vegas Strip.
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Tickets go on sale Aug. 1 (more on that here).
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is roughly two months away from delivering what on paper appears to be the best mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card of the year.
UFC 178: "Jones vs. Gustafsson" will be headlined by the epic light heavyweight rematch pitting reigning 205-pound kingpin Jon Jones against the man who nearly took his title at UFC 165, Alexander Gustafsson, in a five-round pay-per-view (PPV) main event.
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The biggest rematch of the year will have to wait, as Alexander Gustafsson has been forced out of his blockbuster rematch against UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones at UFC 178 after sustaining a knee injury in training, promotion officials announced Wednesday.
In his stead, No. 2 ranked contender Daniel Cormier will challenge Jones for the light heavyweight title.
UFC 178 is expected to take place September 27, 2014 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. more
The too-good-to-be-true UFC 178 card took its first hit Wednesday evening, as light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson was forced out of his main event against Jon Jones due to injury. The news comes via UFC.com's Thomas Gerbasi, who also reported that Daniel Cormier (15-0, 4-0 UFC) will step up in Gustafasson's place to face the champ. For fans, this is a bittersweet announcement. On one hand, the rematch between Jones and Gustafasson was one of the most anticipated bouts of the more
Well, it looks like round 1 of Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier is already in the books, and it’s the champion who laid out the first assault.Filed under: News, UFC more
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We'll break down all angles of whatever the hell that was yesterday.
Of course, there was also monumental news announced this week unrelated to more
Alexander Gustafsson’s goals haven’t changed, despite suffering a torn meniscus in training camp. He still plans on winning the UFC title and becoming the first man to defeat Jon Jones.
“I really want to fight him,” Gustafsson said during an interview with UFC.com.
The two light heavyweight stars shared the spotlight nearly a year ago at UFC 165, where Jones eked out a decision. With some calling it the greatest title fight in UFC history, it only made sense that the UFC would waste little time more