Countdown To UFC 165 Debuts Tonight


UF Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones

Photo Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports


The ‘Countdown To UFC 165’ debuts tonight on Fox Sports 1, with the show scheduled to start at 5PM ET.

The show is set to focus on the main and co-main event title bouts featuring Jon Jones (18-1, pictured) vs Alexander Gustafsson (16-1) and Renan Barão (30-1 (1nc)) vs Eddie Wineland (20-8-1) as well as a heavyweight bout between Matt Mitrione (6-2) and Brendan Schaub (9-3).

You can check out a preview of tonight’s countdown show as well as the full card for UFC 165 below.

Light Heavyweight Title Bout – Jon Jones (c) (18-1) vs Alexander Gustafsson (16-1)
Interim Bantamweight Title Bout – Renan Barão (ic) (30-1 (1nc)) vs Eddie Wineland (20-8-1)
Heavyweight Bout – Matt Mitrione (6-2) vs Brendan Schaub (9-3)
Welterweight Bout – Constantinos Philippou (12-2 (1nc)) vs Francis Carmont (21-7)
Lightweight Bout – Khabib Nurmagomedov (20-0) vs Pat Healy (29-16 (1nc))

Lightweight Bout – Mike Ricci (8-3) vs Myles Jury (12-0)
Bantamweight Bout – Ivan Menjivar (25-10) vs. Wilson Reis (16-4)
Welterweight Bout – Chris Clements (11-4 (1nc)) vs Stephen Thompson (7-1)
Bantamweight Bout – Mitch Gagnon (9-2) vs Dustin Kimura (10-0)

Lightweight Bout – John Makdessi (11-2) vs Renee Forte (8-2)
Lightweight Bout –  Jesse Ronson (13-2) vs Michel Prazeres (16-1)
Bantamweight Bout – Roland Delorme (9-1 (1nc)) vs Alex Caceres (8-5 (1nc))
Heavyweight Bout – Nandor Guelmino (11-4-1) vs Daniel Omielanczuk (15-3-1 (1nc))


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