On Saturday, March 2, Jon Jones returned to action at UFC 235 in Las Vegas, Nevada to defend his light heavyweight championship against top contender Anthony Smith in the main event of the UFC’s pay-per-view event at T-Mobile Arena.
Jones entered as the heavy favorite, but Smith was hoping to shock the mixed martial arts world.
When it was all said and done, the fight went to the judge’s scorecards with Jones continuing to prove his dominance in the 205-pound division with a unanimous decision (48-44, 48-44, 48-44) victory. With the win, ones tied Anderson Silva for most consecutive fights in UFC history without a loss (16).
The only question now is whether Jones will find another contender at light heavyweight or whether he will make the long-discussed move to the heavyweight division.
The video highlights from the UFC 235 main event can be seen below.
If you missed out on Saturday’s action, we have you covered.
The full video highlights for Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith’s light heavyweight championship bout can be seen below.
UFC 235 Results
- Jon Jones def. Anthony Smith via unanimous decision (48-44, 48-44, 48-44) – to defend light heavyweight title
- Kamaru Usman def. Tyron Woodley via unanimous decision (50-44, 50-44, 50-45) – to win welterweight title
- Ben Askren def. Robbie Lawler via technical submission (bulldog choke) – Round 1, 3:20
- Weili Zhang def. Tecia Torres via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
- Pedro Munhoz def. Cody Garbrandt via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 4:52
- Zabit Magomedsharipov def. Jeremy Stephens via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Johnny Walker def. Misha Cirkunov via TKO (flying knee, punches) – Round 1, 0:36
- Cody Stamann def. Alejandro Perez via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
- Diego Sanchez def. Mickey Gall via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 4:13
- Edmen Shahbazyan def. Charles Byrd via TKO (elbows, punches) – Round 1, 0:38
- Macy Chiasson def. Gina Mazany via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:49
- Hannah Cifers def. Polyana Viana via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)