UFC 235 Fight Card
UFC 235 - Jones vs Smith
Take a deep dive into UFC 235 with this edition of Fight by Fight
JON JONES VS ANTHONY SMITH
Following a third-round completion against Alexander Gustafsson in December, Jon Jones will come back to protect his light heavyweight title against upstart contender Anthony Smith at UFC 235. Jones has been the most overwhelming 205-pound champion in UFC history, with a progression of rankling exhibitions against a not insignificant rundown of previous heroes and best contenders. Jones has just assembled a resume that could ostensibly make him one of the best contenders ever, however he's a long way from wrapped up. To safeguard his belt this time, Jones should experience a knockout striker in Smith, who turned the light heavyweight division on its head with three straight completes since touching base in the weight class a year ago. Smith ran roughshod with awful knockouts over previous bosses Mauricio "Shogun" Rua and Rashad Evans before pulling off a staggering accommodation against previous title challenger Volkan Oezdemir. Smith might be a major longshot going into this fight, however the abrasive Nebraska local has never focused on the chances and he's not going to begin now. Expect an all-activity session when Jones and Smith conflict in the headliner at UFC 235.
On Episode 1 of UFC 235 Embedded, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones makes a speedy come back to rivalry post-win, proceeding to develop inside New Mexico rec centers. Welterweight title challenger Kamaru Usman hones his devices amid preparing and after that runs dress shopping with his girl. Light heavyweight title challenger Anthony Smith grasps the mellow climate and antagonistic drivers of the East Coast in the wake of getting away from a Nebraska snow squall. UFC 235 Embedded is an all-entrance, off camera video blog paving the way to the two world title fights occurring Saturday, March second on Pay-Per-View.
TYRON WOODLEY VS KAMARU USMAN
Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will put his belt available for anyone against Kamaru Usman, who comes into the fight on a long series of wins, including overwhelming successes over Rafael Dos Anjos and Demian Maia in his latest fights. What Woodley specializes in is no mystery as the previous University of Missouri wrestler joins his reality class thinking about stunning knockout power on the feet. Remaining with Woodley is much the same as playing with explosive in light of the fact that whenever he can release that fight completing force that has dropped about each adversary he's looked in the UFC. Usman is clearly up for the test in the wake of soaring to the highest point of the contender's rundown with a tremendous series of wins, with every triumph more predominant than the last. Usman is an incredible wrestler in his own privilege and he's indicated tremendous walks in his hitting stockpile while working with head mentor Henri Hooft. From numerous points of view, Woodley and Usman are perfect representations of one another with regards to their individual ranges of abilities, which makes this welterweight title fight an extraordinarily captivating chess coordinate between two first class 170-pound contenders.
ROBBIE LAWLER VS BEN ASKREN
Previous victor Robbie Lawler comes back from over a year away in the wake of experiencing knee medical procedure and he invites Ben Askren to the Octagon as the undefeated welterweight and 2008 Olympian contends inside the Octagon out of the blue. Askren has for some time been viewed as a standout amongst the best welterweights in the game gratitude to choking out catching that commonly puts an adversary on the tangle and they don't get up again except if he permits it or the round simply happens to end. Askren is a beast on the mats yet he will be tried in this fight more than ever in his vocation in light of the fact that Lawler is a standout amongst the most decimating knockout strikers in UFC history. Lawler has additionally generally fared great against wrestlers previously and that is actually why he's going to give Askren a harder fight than maybe some other he's looked in his profession.
TECIA TORRES VS WEILI ZHANG
Without precedent for her profession, Tecia Torres will hope to ricochet once again from two straight misfortunes in the wake of fighting like there's no tomorrow against previous boss Joanna Jedrzejczyk and No. 1-positioned contender Jessica Andrade in sequential excursions. While there is no disgrace in losing to that dimension of resistance, Torres needs to move over into the contender's race herself and the begin back up the stepping stool discovers her confronting a standout amongst the best prospects on the planet at 115 pounds. Weili Zhang has looked relentless since first touching base in the UFC while rattling off two straight successes, including an armbar accommodation against Jessica Aguilar in her last excursion. With a 18-1 record, Zhang has the certifications to be a genuine risk to the main five positioned contenders in the strawweight division, however to demonstrate that she will need to experience a veteran like Torres on Saturday night.
CODY GARBRANDT VS PEDRO MUNHOZ
Previous bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt didn't get the outcome he needed in his last two fights, tumbling to previous colleague TJ Dillashaw. Following a break to recoup, Garbrandt is prepared to continue his pursuit to end up the 135-pound champion again while going head to head with a prominent grappler in Pedro Munhoz at UFC 235 live online. Garbrandt is a terrible knockout striker with blocks for hands however Munhoz will test him in various regions in this fight, as the Brazilian is a smooth accommodation pro with strong kickboxing in his munititions stockpile too. This is an enormous open door for Munhoz to demonstrate he's a tip top bantamweight, yet he's confronting the hardest trial of his vocation against Garbrandt, who has nine knockout completes on his resume and he will search for No. 10 this end of the week.
JEREMY STEPHENS VS ZABIT MAGOMEDSHARIPOV
The featherweight confrontation between Jeremy Stephens and Zabit Magomedsharipov may be a standout amongst the most fascinating fights on the whole card. Stephens has pulled off in excess of a couple of stunning knockouts amid his vocation and he's devastated to a ton of best contenders since landing in the featherweight division. This time around, Stephens will be head chasing for a standout amongst the best prospects the 145-pound weight class has ever known. Magomedsharipov was an exceptionally touted expansion to the featherweight division and he's moved through his initial couple of fights inside the Octagon. An unsafe blend of showy hitting with world-class hooking makes Magomedsharipov the total bundle, however he's never confronted a rival with the one-shot power that Stephens has. There will be a splendid focus on this matchup that could finish up being a show stealer when the night is finished.
MISHA CIRKUNOV VS JOHNNY WALKER
It wasn't that long prior that Misha Cirkunov was being hailed as the eventual fate of the light heavyweight division, yet in the wake of enduring two misfortunes in succession a portion of that radiance began to blur. Cirkunov endured the annihilations and after that returned with a gigantic success in his last fight against Patrick Cummins and now he finds the opportunity to stop the ascent of another 205-pounder being applauded as the following huge thing. Johnny Walker burst onto the scene a year ago with a stunning knockout of Khalil Rountree Jr. and after that lined that up with a 15-second completion against Justin Ledet toward the beginning of February. Presently the Brazilian gets an opportunity to demonstrate those two fights were no flukes when he takes on a genuine best 15 rival in Cirkunov.
CODY STAMMAN VS ALEJANDRO PEREZ
Previous Ultimate Fighter Latin America champ Alejandro Perez has unobtrusively turned out to be a standout amongst the best bantamweights in the game. Perez has gone 6-0-1 in his previous seven fights, incorporating four successes in succession. On the off chance that Perez would like to proceed with his transient move up the rankings he will need to experience Cody Stamman, who acknowledged this fight without prior warning the expectations of bouncing back subsequent to enduring an accommodation misfortune in his last excursion. Preceding that misfortune, Stamman had vanquished his initial three rivals in the UFC and he might want just to come back to the success section while knocking off a tip top bantamweight like Perez.
DIEGO SANCHEZ VS MICKEY GALL
Previous Ultimate Fighter season one victor Diego Sanchez has never backed off since first appearing in the UFC in 2005 and there are no signs that he'll be halting at any point in the near future. Sanchez is falling off an overwhelming success over Craig White in his last execution, however the veteran welterweight faces an extremely fascinating test this end of the week as he takes on Mickey Gall at UFC 235. Nerve dropped in on the UFC party by taking out previous WWE genius CM Punk in 2016 yet since that time he demonstrated that he could be a future contender at welterweight. Nerve is falling off a brisk accommodation over George Sullivan in his last fight and the New Jersey local would love to be the main individual in history to constrain Sanchez to tap out on the ground.
EDMEN SHAHBAZYAN VS CHARLES BYRD
Undefeated prospect Edmen Shahbazyan will hope to keep his ideal record flawless while confronting Charles Byrd, who was additionally found on Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series. Shahbazyan, who trains at a similar exercise center where previous hero Ronda Rousey called home, has appeared potential from the get-go in his vocation, however he's confronting a prominent finisher in Byrd, who has thumped out or submitted rivals in his last five successes.
MACY CHIASSON VS GINA MAZANY
Late Ultimate Fighter victor Macy Chiasson moves down to the bantamweight division where she faces Gina Mazany on the starter card. Chiasson is still youthful in her profession, however she's appeared potential with a frightful striking weapons store and a misjudged ground diversion to back it up. Following her success on the unscripted TV drama, Chiasson could be a prospect to watch in 2019, yet she is drawing an extreme test in Mazany, who is a veteran hoping to get some force on her side after a 1-2 begin to her UFC vocation.
MARLON VERA VS FRANKIE SAENZ
Marlon Vera has demonstrated on numerous occasions that he's a standout amongst the best finishers in the bantamweight division in the wake of thumping out or submitting five of the six rivals he's looked in the UFC. Vera is returning off to-back successes, including an accommodation triumph against Guido Cannetti in his last trip. Presently Vera goes head to head with harsh wrestler Frankie Saenz, who is riding his own two-fight win streak coming into Saturday night. Saenz has dependably been viewed as an extreme out at 135 pounds, so this will genuinely be a trial of wills when he meets Vera inside the Octagon.
POLYANA VIANA VS HANNAH CIFERS
Brazilian strawweight Polyana Viana became famous online a few months prior after she utilized her fighting aptitudes to stop a mugger who endeavored to burglarize her. Presently Viana will hope to put those weapons under serious scrutiny inside the Octagon when she takes on Hannah Cifers. Viana has been a strong expansion to the 115-pound division, yet in the wake of enduring a misfortune in her last fight, she without a doubt needs to get a success in this challenge. With respect to Cifers, she confronted an extreme test in her UFC debut, tumbling to top prospect Maycee Barber, however she had shaken off five straight successes before that misfortune. Presently Cifers will hope to get her first UFC win while going toward Viana on the early prelims.