On September 21st, 2013 MMA fans were treated to arguably the greatest title fight in UFC history. UFC Light Heavyweight champion, Jon Jones took on surging contender, Alexander Gustafsson in an epic five round battle.
Both men were bruised, bloodied, but never beaten. The tide continually shifted back and forth as each successive strike landed. In the end, Jon Jones did enough in the judges eyes to retain his Light Heavyweight title.
Next Monday, the UFC will air ‘UFC Fight Flashback: Jones vs Gustafsson’ to give MMA fans a whole new look at one of the best fights in the history of the sport.
The show will air on April 14 7pm/4pm ET/PT on FOX Sports 1.
Jon Jones is set to defend his Light Heavyweight title against Glover Teixeira at UFC 172 in just over two weeks time. If Jones wins, the rematch with Gustafsson will undoubtedly take place.