UFC 295 Official, Jon Jones Vs. Stipe Miocic Set

UFC 295

UFC 295 is now officially on the docket, as the Octagon heads to New York City in November. In the main event, Jon Jones defends his heavyweight title against former champion Stipe Miocic.

UFC 295 Official For MSG In November

Jon Jones and Stipe Miocic are now official for UFC 295, as Jones will defend his heavyweight title against the former champion.

Set for November 11, the card takes place from Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Jones, who captured the title with a victory over Ciryl Gane, is 27-1 overall in his career. He is also a former light heavyweight champion and owns wins over former titleholders Rashad Evans, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua.

Miocic is a former two-time heavyweight champion, having bested Fabricio Werdum and Daniel Cormier for the titles. He is 20-4 overall in his career.

The event will also feature Derek Brunson vs. Roman Dolidze and Jessica Andrade battling Mackenzie Dern among others.

UFC 295 Additional Bouts On The Card Include

  • No. 7 ranked middleweight contender Derek Brunson (23-9, fighting out of Wilmington, N.C.) squares off with No. 8 Roman Dolidze (12-2, fighting out of Batumi, Georgia)
  • Former strawweight champion and current No. 6 ranked contender Jessica Andrade (24-12, fighting out of Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) faces No. 8 Mackenzie Dern (13-3, fighting out of Huntington Beach, Calif.)
  • No. 8 ranked flyweight contender Matt Schnell (16-7 1NC, fighting out of Shreveport, La.) locks horns with No. 14 Steve Erceg (10-1, fighting out of Perth, Western Australia)
  • Joshua Van (8-1, fighting out of Houston, Texas) meets recent Dana White’s Contender Series signee Kevin Borjas (9-1, fighting out of Lima, Peru) in a clash of flyweight prospects

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