Light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones dominated underdog Anthony Smith in a gruelling 5-spherical fight to protect his title at UFC 235 in Las Vegas.
Two-time world champion and overwhelming well-liked Jones, 31, picked fellow American Smith aside to compose a unanimous decision.
Jones dominated all 5 rounds of their major occasion bout, comprehensively outstriking and outgrappling the 30-one year-venerable.
In spite of receiving a two-level deduction for an illegal knee within the fourth spherical, Jones won by a huge margin, with all three judges scoring the bout Forty eight-44 on the T-Mobile Enviornment.
Victory extended his undefeated story in world title fights to 13 as he successfully defended his title for the major time since recapturing the belt from Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232 in December.
“I possess by no manner had any individual talk to me while I was hitting him,” Jones talked about of Smith, who is nicknamed ‘Lionheart’.
“This guy is so durable – he’s like a Terminator.”
Extra to follow.
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