UFC 135 | Jon Jones vs Rampage JacksonCategory: MMA
MATCHUP: Jon “Bones” Jones vs Quinton “Rampage” Jackson
EVENT: UFC 135: Jones vs Rampage
DATE: September 24, 2011
VENUE: Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, United States
FIGHT DETAILS: Jon Jones defends his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship title for the first time against former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson.
Jones from USA (13 wins – 1 loss, 8 KOs/3 submissions) is the youngest UFC champion in history, beating Shogun Rua for the title at UFC 128. He is noted for having the longest reach in UFC history at 84.5 in (215 cm).
American Jackson (32 wins – 8 losses, 14 KOs/7 submissions) is a former UFC Light-Heavyweight title holder. Jackson is the first person to unify any of the UFC and Pride FC championship belts. Jackson is currently ranked as the #4 Light Heavyweight fighter in the world by Sherdog and Yahoo! Sports.
In his last fight at UFC 130, he won via a unanimous decision against Matt Hamill.
FIGHT RESULT: Jones defeated Jackson via submission (rear naked choke) at 1:14 of round 4 to retain the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.
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