Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is back 17-months after serving a suspension for unknowingly taking Performance Enhancing Drugs called Turinabol in his fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 214.
In his comeback fight, he is fighting a rematch against his old rival Alexander Gustafsson at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Dec. 29. Jones has already beaten Gustafsson at UFC 165, which took back in 2013.
Now, Alexander Gustafsson now has issued a message which was tweeted out by UFC’s official Twitter account.
“29th of December at UFC 232, I am fighting Jon Jones… you are going to see something that you have never seen before. I am going to beat the man that has never been beaten. Me and my buddy Ilir Latifi is fighting in Vegas, So prepare for the Swedish takeover.“
— UFC (@ufc) November 30, 2018
UFC 232 fight card is stacked from top to bottom with a female super-fight between Cris Cyborg and Amanda Nunes taking place for the UFC bantamweight title. Nunes is moving up in weight class to challenge the champion from her home country.
Rest of the card includes:
- Megan Anderson vs. Cat Zingano
- Carlos Condit vs. Michael Chiesa
- Chad Mendes vs. Alexander Volkanovski
- Andrei Arlovski vs. Walt Harris
- Ilir Latifi vs. Corey Anderson
- B.J. Penn vs. Ryan Hall
- Petr Yan vs. Douglas Silva de Andrade