Jon Jones and Ciryl Gane are going to face each other on the upcoming Saturday evening UFC event in Las Vegas.
UFC 285 is the latest professional mixed martial arts event of Ultimate Fighting Championship Promotion. It is scheduled to be held this Saturday afternoon in Las Vegas. The event will feature a total of 14 professional bouts. Five of the bouts will be the main-card events, while the rest will be featured under preliminary cards.
The main event card will feature a title bout between Jon Jones and Cyril Gane for the vacant UFC Heavyweight championship. This will be their first-ever face-off inside the professional ring. The co-main event card will also feature another title bout. Valentina Shevchenko and Alexa Grasso will fight for the UFC female flyweight championship at the event.
Jon Jones is a professional mixed martial artist from New York. Known as “Bones”, the fighter currently has a 26-win and 1-loss record. Jones is on a 17-win streak at present. He last fought at the UFC 247 in 2020. There he defeated Dominick Reyes via unanimous decision. A year before that, he defeated Thiago Santos via split decision in another UFC bout. In his career, Jones has a KO-to-win ratio of 38%.
Cyril Gane is currently considered the best mixed martial artist in the heavyweight division. The French professional has a professional record of 11 wins to only 1 loss. Gane has a KO-to-win ratio of 45%. Last year in September he defeated Tai Tuivasa on a UFC Fight Night event via TKO. In January of that year, he faced his career’s first defeat against Francis N’Gannou.
When will be UFC 285 held?
- Date: Saturday, March 4, 2023
- Time: 05:30 p.m. ET
The latest edition of the UFC mainline event is scheduled to be held on upcoming Saturday, March 4, 2023. The event will initiate with preliminary bouts at 05:30 p.m. ET. Around 10 p.m. ET, the main card events will initiate. While cage walk for the main event is scheduled for late at night, at 01:00 a.m. ET.
How to Watch the MMA event on TV?
The upcoming UFC 285 is announced to be an online exclusive PPV event. Therefore, it won’t be available to watch on any TV channel.
How to Livestream UFC 285?
- BT Sport
In the United States, the latest UFC event will be available on ESPN+ as PPV exclusive. Fans will require buying a PPV ticket of $64.99 to watch the event online. While in the United Kingdom, BT Sport will provide PPV live stream of the event. Viewers in Germany, Austria, and Canada will get access to the event through the popular streaming platform, DAZN.
Where will the MMA event be held?
- Venue: T-Mobile Arena
- Location: Las Vegas, United States.
The well-known convention facility at Paradise, T-Mobile Arena will host the latest UFC 285. It is a multi-purpose arena, popular for regularly hosting NHL and UFC events. The arena is located in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The officially published fight card list for the upcoming UFC 285 is given below:
- Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane
- Valentina Shevchenko vs Alexa Grasso
- Geoff Neal vs Shavkat Rakhmonov
- Mateusz Gamrot vs Jalin Turner
- Jamie Pickett vs Bo Nickal
- Cody Garbrandt vs Trevin Jones
- Derek Brunson vs Dricus Du Plessis
- Viviane Araujo vs Amanda Ribas
- Julian Marquez vs Marc-Andre Barriautt
- Ian Machado Garry vs Kenan Song
- Mana Martinez vs Cameron Saaiman
- Jessica Penne vs Tabatha Ricci
- Farid Basharat vs Da’Mon Blackshear
- Loik Radzhabov vs Esteban Ribovics