Jon Jones defends UFC title against Stipe Miocic at UFC 295 on November 11

LAS VEGAS — Jon Jones will fight Stipe Miocic in a battle of the most decorated light and heavyweight respectively in UFC history.

Jones will defend his UFC heavyweight title against Miocic, a former two-time champion, at UFC 295 on November 11 at New York’s Madison Square Garden, UFC president Dana White announced Friday at the ceremony. UFC 290 ceremonial brainstorming.

ESPN ranks Jones 3rd in the world by pound. Jones has the best résumé of any fighter in MMA history. He has never really lost in his career with the only defeat coming from being disqualified.

Jones (27-1, 1 NC) returned from a three-year break in March, moved up to heavyweight and won the vacant belt first Ciryl Ganes via first-round submission at UFC 285. The New York-born fighter has the most wins in UFC title fights ever (15) and currently holds the heavyweight belt alongside a record-setting record. in the light weight category. Jones, 35, has had 11 successful lightweight title defenses, setting a UFC record with Demetrius Johnson.

Miocic (20-4) hasn’t competed since losing the title to his hand Francis Ngannou at UFC 260 in March 2021. The Ohio-born boxer has won two in a row, both of which were previous title wins. Daniel Cormier. Miocic, 40, has successfully defended the title four times in heavyweight, the most in UFC history.


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