Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) back to "Sin City" for UFC 178: "Jones vs. Gustafsson 2," headlined by a light heavyweight rematch pitting 205-pound champion Jon Jones against Swedish nemesis Alexander Gustafsson, airing on pay-per-view (PPV) with "Prelims" bouts streaming live on the Fight Pass digital network and FOX Sports 1.
Event: UFC 178: "Jones vs. Gustafsson 2"Date: Sat., Sept. 27, 2014 on pay-per-viewLocation: Las Vegas, Nevada (ven more
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is no stranger to fighting in Canada, having recently defended his 205-pound strap in Toronto on a couple of occasions against Lyoto Machida (UFC 140) and Vitor Belfort (UFC 152).
And yes, even Alexander Gustafsson (UFC 165).
But now that UFC has ordered a second go-round between "Bones" and "The Mauler," which could prove to be the promotion's most lucrative pay-per-view (PPV more
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.
Here's a sneak peek at their up more
See you in "Sin City."
Canada? Pfffft. Sweden? As if.
The Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson light heavyweight championship rematch, recently booked for the upcoming UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sept. 27, 2014, now has a place to call home, according to promotion president Dana White.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on Friday (July 4) announced the event would be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, but has yet to reveal an official venue, though both MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay ar 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
It's already being billed as the "Biggest Fight of 2014." And it's hard to argue that the rematch between 205-pound champion Jon Jones against Swedish nemesis Alexander Gustafsson -- along with its supporting pay-per-view (PPV) cast -- will be anything less that spectacular. Here's how (and when) you can get your UFC 178 tickets before they vanish. Tickets for UFC 178, which is set to go down inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sept. 27, 2014, will go on sale to the general pu more