UFC On Versus 2: Jones vs. Matyushenko Update – The Light heavyweight bout between Jon Jones of the United States and Vladimir Matyushenko of Belarus had been one of the most anticipated fights for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). It was however turned into a one man show by Jon Jones.
Jon Jones used his power and technique in order to subdue and defeat Matyushenko early in the round. The Belarus fighter tried to evade but he was no match for the American fighter. In the end Jones defeated Matyushenko via TKO (elbows) at 1:52 of round 1.
The UFC On Versus 2: Jones vs. Matyushenko was held at the San Diego Sports Arena in San Diego California. It was a fight that should have been made last July but was moved to August 1.\
Here are the results of the other fight at the UFC On Versus 2: Jones vs. Matyushenko:
* Middleweight bout: United States Rob Kimmons vs. United States Steve Steinbeiss. Kimmons defeated Steinbess via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
* Lightweight bout: United States Darren Elkins vs. Brazil Charles Oliveira. Oliveira defeated Elkins via submission (armbar) at 0:41 of round 1.
* Middleweight bout: United States Brian Stann vs. United States Mike Massenzio. Stann defeated Massenzio via submission (triangle choke) at 3:10 of round 3.
* Light Heavyweight bout: United States James Irvin vs. Croatia Igor Pokrajac. Pokrajac defeated Irvin via submission (rear naked choke) at 2:29 of round 1.
* Catchweight (172 lb) bout: United States DaMarques Johnson vs. United States Matthew Riddle. Riddle defeated Johnson via TKO (punches) at 4:29 of round 2.
* Lightweight bout: England Paul Kelly vs. United States Jacob Volkmann. Volkmann defeated Kelly via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
* Lightweight bout: United States Tyson Griffin vs. Japan Takanori Gomi. Gomi defeated Griffin via KO (punch) at 1:04 of round 1.
* Welterweight bout: United States John Howard vs. United States Jake Ellenberger. Ellenberger defeated Howard via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 2:21 of round 3.
* Middleweight bout: United States Mark Muñoz vs. Japan Yushin Okami. Okami defeated Muñoz via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).To receive updates from WWNN.co.uk directly to your e-mail, you can subscribe to us for free by entering your e-mail address here and confirming your subscription by clicking the link that will be sent to your e-mail address.