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Jones knocks out Gustafsson in UFC 232 main event

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Jon Jones won the main event at UFC 232 with a third-round knockout at The Forum in Inglewood, California. He defeated Alexander Gustafsson by KO (Punches).

Jones won the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship belt with the win. Following the fight, Jones called out Daniel Cormier.

MMA fighter Jon Jones being interviewed by Joe Rogan at UFC 214 weigh-ins
Jon Jones being interviewed by Joe Rogan at UFC 214 weigh-ins (Getty Images)

Cormier relinquished the belt on Friday instead of being stripped of the belt. When he won the Heavyweight Championship in July, he was known as “Champ Champ” with the dual belts.

It is also worth noting that this event was moved from Nevada to California there was an abnormal sample in Jones’ body with a substance.

The 31-year-old Rochester, New York native improved to 23-1-1 in his MMA career. This was his first bout since 2017 when his win over Cormier was overturned to a no contest on July 29th, 2017.

This was Jones’ first knockout win since his win over Chael Sonnen at UFC 159 on April 27th, 2013. He defeated Sonnen by TKO (Elbows and Punches) in the first-round.

In addition, this was Jones’ first knockout (punches) win since defeating Parker Porter at World Championship Fighting 3 on June 20th, 2008.

The 31-year-old Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden native fell to 18-5 in his MMA career. The loss snapped his two-fight win streak.

Gustafsson was knocked out for the first-time since losing to Anthony Johnson at UFC on FOX 14. Johnson knocked him out in the first round by TKO (Punches).

The Swed also lost to Jones at UFC 165 by unanimous decision on September 21st, 2013.

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