|UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2|
|Promotion||Ultimate Fighting Championship|
|Date||December 29, 2018|
UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will be held on December 29, 2018 at T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada, part of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Area.
A UFC Light Heavyweight Championship bout between former champion Jon Jones and former title challenger Alexander Gustafsson is expected to headline this event. As the current divisional champion Daniel Cormier is focusing on defending his UFC Heavyweight Championship, the promotion has indicated that he would be stripped of his title and that the winner of the proposed Jones/Gustafsson bout would become the undisputed champion. Jones and Gustafsson have fought previously in September of 2013 at UFC 165 with Jones defending his title by unanimous decision. The rematch was previously booked to headline UFC 178 in September of 2014, but the pairing was scrapped after Gustafsson tore his right meniscus and lateral collateral ligament.
A UFC Women's Featherweight Championship bout between current champion Cris Cyborg (who is also a former Strikeforce Women's Featherweight Champion and Invicta FC Featherweight Champion) and current UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes is expected to take place at the event. If successful, Nunes will become the first woman to be champion in two divisions simultaneously and third fighter overall (after Conor McGregor at UFC 205 and Daniel Cormier at UFC 226), as well as the sixth person overall to win a title in different divisions. This will be the fourth time in UFC history that champions in different divisions fight for the same title, following UFC 94, UFC 205 and UFC 226.
A women's flyweight bout between Sijara Eubanks and Jessica Eye was expected to take place at this event, but Eubanks was pulled from the bout on October 2 in favor of a headliner for the vacant UFC Women's Flyweight Championship against former UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship challenger Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 230. However, that fight was canceled a week later however. Eubanks will remain on the card at UFC 230 against former title challenger Roxanne Modafferi, while Eye currently remains left without an opponent.
|Light Heavyweight||Jon Jones||vs.||Alexander Gustafsson||[a]|
|Women's Featherweight||Cris Cyborg (c)||vs.||Amanda Nunes||[b]|
|Light Heavyweight||Ilir Latifi||vs.||Corey Anderson|
|Welterweight||Carlos Condit||vs.||Michael Chiesa|
|Women's Featherweight||Cat Zingano||vs.||Megan Anderson|
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