UFC 128: Jon Jones wins UFC 128 Light Heavyweight Match vs Shogun

By on Mar 20, 2011 in Mixed Martial Arts, Sports Comments
UFC 128 Winner: Jon Jones
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UFC 128 light heavyweight match was taken by Jon “Bones” Jones, as he dethrones Mauricio “Shogun” Rua in the UFC 128 main event on Saturday (Sunday in Manila), according to a report by MMAJunkie.com.

Jones defeated Rua via technical knockout in the third round and raised his record to 13-1. The new UFC light heavyweight champion delivered 87 strikes versus Rua.

Reports say that Jones was very patient and calm during his match against Rua, who dropped his record to 19-5.

In the third round, Jones then landed a solid right, a left forearm and a series of elbows in his assault on Rua.

Jones finally ended the match by hitting Rua with his knee attacks.

The UFC lightweight champion has declared his readiness to fight American Rashad Evans, who won a unanimous decision against Quinton Jackson last May.

Below is the complete UFC 128 results.

OFFICIAL MAIN CARD RESULTS

  • Jon “Bones” Jones def. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua via TKO – Round 3, 2:37 to become new UFC light heavyweight champion
  • Urijah Faber def. Eddie Wineland via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Jim Miller def. Kamal Shalorus via TKO – Round 3, 2:15
  • Nate Marquardt def. Dan Miller via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Brendan Schaub def. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic via TKO – Round 3, 3:44

OFFICIAL PRELIMINARY CARD RESULTS

  • Luiz Cane def.  Eliot Marshall via TKO – Round 1, 2:15
  • Edson Barboza def. Anthony Njokuani via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Mike Pyle def. Ricardo Almeida via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Gleison Tibau def. Kurt Pellegrino via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Joseph Benavidez def. Ian Loveland via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Nick Catone def. Costantinos Philippou via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Erik Koch def. Raphael Assuncao via knockout – Round 1, 2:32

 



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