We’re just 24 hours away from Jon Jones’ long-awaited heavyweight debut tomorrow night (Saturday, March 4, 2023) at UFC 285 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. , and fight fans can check out the official weigh-ins now.
Tomorrow night will be a huge opportunity for Jones to return after a three-year layoff and remind the fight community that he remains the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. The former UFC light heavyweight champion is already widely regarded as the greatest fighter of all time, but Jones still feels the need to validate his role in today’s sport and seek the title most. powerful of all combat sports.
Before Jones’ heavyweight debut, he faced his formidable counterpart, Ciryl Gane, one last time. Check out Friday’s showdown below:
Reigning UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko is also on the UFC 285 main card. ‘Bullet’ will look to defend her title for the eighth straight time as she takes on veteran Alexa Grasso. . Shevchenko is the betting favorite to retain her title and essentially close out the 125-pound division. A victory for the champion could lead to her long-awaited return to bantamweight for a trilogy match with UFC champ Amanda Nunes.
The final showdown between Shevchenko and Grasso can be seen below:
Additionally, the UFC 285 PPV main card will also feature the Octagon debut of highly touted middleweight prospect Bo Nickal. The former three-time NCAA Division I National Wrestling Champion dominated competition on the Competitor Series, but now Nickal will be looking to carve out a promising run in the UFC’s stacked 185-pound division. He will face veteran fighter Jamie Pickett and currently comes in at a massive -2200 favorite. Needless to say, it will be an unprecedented disappointment if Nickal doesn’t win on Saturday night.
Check out their final look below:
remember that MMAmania.com will provide live, round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 285 fight card right herestarting from the beginning ESPN+ Online “Preliminaries” matches, which are due to start at 6:15 p.m. ET, then the rest of the undercard on ESPN /ESPN+ at 8:00 p.m. ET, prior to the PPV main card start time at 10:00 p.m. ET on ESPN+ VPP.
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