Jon Jones Stops Alexander Gustafsson To Win UFC Light-Heavyweight Title

Jon Jones is the new UFC light-heavyweight champion

He stopped Alexander Gustafsson in the third round of their main event bout at UFC 232 to become undisputed 205 lbs king.

Jones threw his customary oblique kicks at Gustafsson, damaging his legs in the opening rounds.

Then, in the third round, Jones took the Swede to the mat where he unloaded a barrage of brutal punches eventually forcing the stoppage.

Image: UFC
Image: UFC

He's now a three-time UFC light-heavyweight champion, and immediately called out former kingpin Daniel Cormier who relinquished the belt prior to UFC 232.

"Daddy's home, DC. Prove to the fans that you're the champ champ. I'm here. I'll be waiting," he said in his post-fight interview.

It's now Gustafsson's third UFC title defeat, and his second loss to Jones.

RESULT: Jones def. Gustafsson by (TKO Punches) - 2:02 in Round 3.

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

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