Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson booked for UFC 165 on Sept. 21 in Toronto

June 13, 2013

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Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson booked for UFC 165 on Sept. 21 in Toronto



It’s official! Reigning UFC Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is scheduled to defend his title against number-one contender Alexander Gustafsson.  The event will take place in Toronto, Ontario at UFC 165 on Sept. 21, 2013.

UFC President Dana White confirmed the title-fight via Twitter.

The Air Canada Centre will play host to UFC 165.

Jones is currently coming off of a title-defense victory over Chael Sonnen back at UFC 159 where he sustained a toe injury.

15-1 Alexander Gustafsson is 7-1 inside the Octagon with recent wins over Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Thiago Silva and Vladimir Matyushenko.

No other bouts have been confirmed as of yet but stay tuned daily for more updated as they come.

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