UFC 145: Jones Vs. Evans Quick Results
Jon Jones defeats nemesis Rashad Evans, via a unanimous decision
Jones took down Evans by initiating a “well-balanced striking attack”. While Evans was struggling to land both power strikes and takedowns. Jones kept Evans guessing by mixing up his strikes. In the end, Jones was announced the winner via a unanimous decision with 49-46, 49-46 and 50-45 scores.
When asked about his victory, Jones said:
“It’s definitely my most satisfying victory, With who I beat, it was very important to me.”
“I was a little surprised I didn’t (put him away). I had a goal for that. … So hat’s off to Rashad.”
Evans says Jones confused him.
“He was pretty crafty and tricky and stuff like that, he was creative and kept me on my toes. I’ve got to give it up to him. … He had those sneaky elbows that kept getting in there, and I had the wrong game plan in there.” Said Evans.
This is Jones’ seventh straight win and third consecutive title defense, while this bout is Evans’ second defeat after a four-fight win streak.
Check out the full fight results below:
Champ Jon Jones def. Rashad Evans via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 50-45) – retains light-heavyweight title
Rory MacDonald def. Che Mills via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 2:20
Ben Rothwell def. Brendan Schaub via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:10
Michael McDonald def. Miguel Torres via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 3:18
Eddie Yagin def. Mark Hominick via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Mark Bocek def. John Alessio via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
Travis Browne def. Chad Griggs via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 1, 2:29
Matt Brown def. Stephen Thompson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 29-28)
Anthony Njokuani def. John Makdessi via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Mac Danzig def. Efrain Escudero via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Chris Clements def. Keith Wisniewski via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Marcus Brimage def. Maximo Blanco via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)