UFC VIP Experience Blog

Jon Jones' Journey to UFC 232

Posted by Evan Chronis on Dec 13, 2018 8:00:00 AM

At 31 years old, Jon Jones should be in the prime of his fighting career.

Instead, he's attempting to climb back up the mountain after a two-year hiatus from the UFC.

If anything, this highlights the abnormality of Jones' career — a fighter who has reached the greatest heights and fallen to the lowest lows in a consistent up-and-down pattern. 

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UFC 232: Who is Alexander Gustafsson?

Posted by Evan Chronis on Dec 5, 2018 8:00:00 AM

With one event left on the calendar for 2018, the UFC® is saving its best for last. On December 29 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, a returning Jon Jones will face Alexander Gustafsson for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship at UFC 232

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UFC 231: Holloway VS. Ortega Predictions

Posted by Evan Chronis on Dec 4, 2018 8:00:00 AM

The UFC® returns to Toronto, Canada on December 8 for UFC 231 with two titles and the fate of two division is on the line.

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UFC 231: Brian Ortega's Rise Through The Ranks

Posted by Evan Chronis on Nov 28, 2018 9:04:04 AM

Over the past couple of years, the UFC has seen several changing of the guards. Champions of the past era are aging out, and a new cream of talent is rising to the top at almost every event. Nowhere has this been more evident than in the featherweight division. 

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UFC 231: Max Holloway's Path to Dominance

Posted by Evan Chronis on Nov 23, 2018 10:04:48 AM

After months of speculation and a last-minute cancellation of their fight at UFC 226, Featherweight Champion Max Holloway and No.1 contender Brian Ortega will meet on December 8 at UFC 231

On paper, this fight is one of the most deserved main events of the year — Holloway is the second most dominant champion in the Featherweight division history and is riding a 12-fight winning streak, while Ortega is one of the rising stars of the sport with a 14-0 record. 

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The Top 5 Canadian UFC Fighters

Posted by Evan Chronis on Nov 13, 2018 12:30:00 PM

The UFC® is returning to its unofficial home outside of the U.S. when it heads to Toronto for UFC 231 on December 8. 

The Great North and the UFC have seen many memorable moments together. Max Holloway won his featherweight championship at UFC 206 in the Air Canada Centre, and Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson had their first bout at UFC 165 in the same arena. 

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UFC 232: Where to Get Tickets

Posted by Evan Chronis on Nov 7, 2018 3:11:13 PM

After an almost two year absence from the sport, Jon 'Bones' Jones returns to The Octagon® on December 29 to face Alexander 'The Mauler' Gustafsson at UFC® 232. This will be the second meeting between the two — Jones defeated Gustafsson by unanimous decision at UFC 165 in a bout that was named Fight of the Year. Fate has a funny way of bringing people back together, and it was only a matter of time until these two would face each other across The Octagon once again. 

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UFC 230 VIP Experience Recap and Fight Results

Posted by Evan Chronis on Nov 5, 2018 1:18:04 PM

After the events of UFC® 230, it's safe to say that we are watching history unfold before our very eyes. With a second round submission victory over Derrick Lewis, double-champ Daniel Cormier defended his heavyweight title for the first time and continued his dominant run atop the division. 

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UFC 230: Cormier vs. Lewis Predictions

Posted by Evan Chronis on Oct 30, 2018 8:00:00 AM

After the craziest lead up to an event since UFC® 200, we have finally arrived at UFC 230. Rumors have been spewed, fights have been cancelled and main events have been pulled, but the UFC is finally ready for its annual return to Madison Square Garden. 

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The UFC at MSG: A Timeline of MMA in New York

Posted by Evan Chronis on Oct 23, 2018 12:19:06 PM

To put it kindly, the UFC® and the state of New York have not always kept the best relationship. In fact, New York was the 50th and final state to legalize mixed martial arts. 

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