From early on in the headlining fight it was obvious champ Jon Jones wanted to land kicks. He threw a variety of techniques, though few were as successful as his head-kicks. Jones scored numerous times with the strike. However, to Gustafsson's credit he never gave in, showing his beard goes way beyond the blonde stubble on his chin.
It was an eventful night in Toronto at UFC 165 with truly memorable performances and jaw-dropping finishes. The evening was highlighted by the instant classic between UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and top contender Alexander Gustafsson. Their tilt went five full rounds with “Bones” being truly tested, even losing a few frames along the way before ultimately gritting it out and bringing home a gutsy decision win. While their bout was by far the best of the show, it wasn’t the only fight worth taking a look back at. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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