The UFC welcomes Jon Jones back to the Octagon on Saturday night’s UFC 197: “Jones vs. Saint Preux” PPV fight card, which takes place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 23.
UFC 197 Quick Results
Waiting for him will be light heavyweight replacement Ovince Saint Preux — filling in for the injured Daniel Cormier — in the five-round headliner. The winner will go on to unify the interim Light Heavyweight Title against current titleholder Daniel Cormier later this year.
In the UFC 197 co-main event, UFC flyweight king Demetrious Johnson defends his 125-pound title against Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo, while former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis looks to get back on track when he takes on Brazilian striking ace, Edson Barboza in a lightweight bout.
MMASucka.com will have live results below.
MAIN CARD — Pay-Per-View (10pm ET/7pm PT)
Jon Jones def. Ovince Saint Preux via Unanimous Decision (50-44, 50-45, 50-45)
Demetrious Johnson def. Henry Cejudo via TKO (Strikes) at 2:49 of Round 1
Edson Barboza def. Anthony Pettis via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Robert Whittaker def. Rafael Natal via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Yair Rodriguez def. Andre Fili via Knockout (Kick) at 2:15 of Round 2
PRELIM CARD — FOX Sports 1 (8pm ET/5pm PT)
Sergio Pettis def. Chris Kelades via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Danny Roberts def. Dominique Steele via Unanimous Decision Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Carla Esparza def. Juliana Lima via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
James Vick def. Glaico Franca via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
PRELIM CARD — UFC Fight Pass (6:30pm ET/3:30pm PT)
Walt Harris def. Cody East via TKO (Strikes) at 4:18 of Round 1
Marcos Rogerio de Lima def. Clint Hester via Submission (Arm Triangle) at 4:35 of Round 1
Kevin Lee def. Efrain Escudero via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)