UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson two happened Dec. 29 in The Forum in Los Angeles, California. Former UFC light heavyweight winner Jon Jones (231, 1 NC) faced off against alexander-gustafsson (18-5) at a long-anticipated rematch at nighttime & rsquo;s main eventthat aired survive pay-per-view.
For more on Jones vs. Gustafsson two, check out the play-by-play Thanks to MMA Fighting’s Alexander K. Lee.
Round 1: Mike Beltran could be your referee with this championship bout. Jones with an early grappling attempt and Gustafsson shrugs him off. Jones using a knee on the entire body on the separation. Another take down filled by Gustafsson. Jones lands a very low knee and Beltran requires a break, Gustafsson prepared to restart the activity nearly straight away. Jones probing using his jab. Gustafsson is grabbing Jones together along with their own jab as Jones comes in. Knee into your entire body by Gustafsson. Jones throwing plenty of low kicks. Punch into your entire body by Jones. Gustafsson doubles up having a pair of quick left hooks. High output out of men. Lead elbow by Jones and he follows a front kick into the body. Jones gets underhooks to lock Gustafsson up and joins with knees into the body. Jones catches a kick and Gustafsson shows extraordinary equilibrium to avoid the takedown. They separate. Superman hit by Gustafsson, afterward the followup directly. Another ideal hand over the shirt by Gustafsson glances both sides of Jones’so thoughts. Kick into the body by Jones.
Round two: Jones making excellent use of his bends, scoring low and around Gustafsson’s body. He stuffs a second Jones take down, but takes a knee on the body. Gustafsson opening with his hands, Jones to the defensive. Another body kick scores for Jones. He receives a finger in the eye and Beltran pauses the action again. Both fighters are warned about their fingers. Gustafsson competitive with punches over the top today, Jones attempting to back him up with kisses to the body. Gustafsson pressing forward, Jones staying only out of punching range. Overhand directly by Gustafsson and Jones briefly wraps him up. Low kick into the lead leg gets Gustafsson limping. He’s locating a home for his right hand. Jones pops Gustafsson using a sharp jab. Jones lands another elbow out of a clinch.
Round 3: Gustafsson opening early with a lefthand. Jones circling out well, keeping a defensive stance. He awakens to get a takedown and eventually ends up in Gustafsson’s guard. Jones stepping to unwanted control, ” he lands a difficult elbow. He’s methodically moving to rear control. Huge punches from the most effective by Jones and Gustafsson just isn’t defending himself. Beltran gives Gustafsson plenty of time to recuperate (probably too much) before waving off the bout.
Official end result: Jon Jones def. Alexander-gustafsson via TKO (ground-and-pound) in 2:02 of around three