UFC 235: Jon Jones Retains, Kamaru Usman Wins Welterweight Title


UFC 235: Jones vs. Smith took place last night from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Below are the notable highlights from the show:

Jon Jones retained the UFC light heavyweight championship by defeating Anthony Smith by unanimous decision (48-44, 48-44, 48-44)

In the show’s co-main event, Kamaru Usman defeated Tyron Woodley to win the UFC welterweight championship by unanimous decision (50-44, 50-44, 50-45):

Elsewhere on the card, Ben Askren submitted Robbie Lawler in a bulldog choke in the first round. Weili Zhang defeated Tecia Torres by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27). Pedro Munhoz knocked out Cody Garbrandt in the first round of their bantamweight fight with punches.

The fight of the night was Pedro Munhoz vs. Cody Garbrandt and the Performance of the Night bonuses went to Johnny Walker and Diego Sanchez. $50,000 bonuses were awarded.