UFC 232: Event poster arrived for Jones vs. Gustafsson 2, Cyborg vs. Nunes


MMA event UFC 232 features a pair of championship bouts held at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on December 30 (AEST). Jon Jones tops the fight-bill facing off Alexander Gustafsson for the second time in a light heavyweight title fight.

In the co-main event Cris Cyborg defends her women’s featherweight belt against the current bantamweight titleholder Amanda Nunes. The pair meets in a highly anticipated Champion vs. Champion encounter.

On Tuesday the promotion presented an official poster for the event (via Twitter). It features all four fighters partaking in the headline-bouts.

Among other matchups featured on the card BJ Penn takes on Ryan Hall at lightweight, and Megan Anderson faces Cat Zingano at women’s featherweight. In addition, a welterweight bout between Siyar Bahadurzada and Curtis Millender has been reportedly booked for the event. The current lineup can be found below.

UFC 232 fight card

Light Heavyweight Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson
Women’s Featherweight Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes
Light Heavyweight Corey Anderson vs. Ilir Latifi
Welterweight Michael Chiesa vs. Carlos Condit
Women’s Featherweight Cat Zingano vs. Megan Anderson
Bantamweight Tom Duquesnoy vs. Nathaniel Wood
Lightweight Ryan Hall vs. B.J. Penn
Middleweight Uriah Hall vs. Bevon Lewis
Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski vs. Walt Harris

Korean Zombie vs. Rodriguez headlines UFC Denver

UFC celebrates its 25th anniversary with Fight Night 139 held at Pepsi Center in Denver on November 11 (AEST). A previously announced main event bout between Chan Sung Jung and Frankie Edgar fell off when the latter was forced to withdraw due to injury. On Tuesday the promotion announced Yair Rodriguez as a replacement opponent facing off “Korean Zombie”.

In addition, a statement was made regarding Polo Reyes (Marco Leopoldo Reyes) who accepted a six-month USADA suspension for violation of UFC Anti-Doping Policy.