UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones was viewed as the superior wrestler/grappler going into the main event match-up with Alexander Gustafsson. Surprisingly, "Bones" was actually unable to take Gustafsson down for the most part. Even more shocking, "The Mauler" actually ended up putting Jones on the canvas early in their effort, marking the first time any opponent had ever put Jones on his back. The move was one of many reasons respect levels for Gustafsson increased exponentially after the outing.
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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