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UFC 285 post-event details: Jon Jones enters a category of his personal with heavyweight title win

March 5, 2023 11:45 am ET The biggest UFC event of 2023 thus far delivered in spades Saturday with UFC 285 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The 14-fight lineup featured eight finishes and two new champions crowned. In the main event, Jon Jones (27-1 MMA, 21-1 UFC) returned from a 37-month layoff and joined

UFC 285 post-event details: Jon Jones enters a category of his personal with heavyweight title win


The largest UFC occasion of 2023 so far delivered in spades Saturday with UFC 285 at T-Cellular Area in Las Vegas. The 14-fight lineup featured eight finishes and two new champions topped.

In the principle occasion, Jon Jones (27-1 MMA, 21-1 UFC) returned from a 37-month layoff and joined an unique membership of two-division titleholders. The previous longtime gentle heavyweight champion captured heavyweight gold with a first-round submission of Ciryl Gane (11-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC).

The co-headliner noticed Alexa Grasso (16-3 MMA, 8-3 UFC) pull off one of many greatest title-fight upsets in latest reminiscence when she dethroned Valentina Shevchenko (23-4 MMA, 12-3 UFC) with a fourth-round submission to seize the ladies’s flyweight title.

For extra on the numbers popping out of each championship contests, in addition to the remainder of the cardboard, verify under for MMA Junkie’s post-event details from UFC 285.

Occasion stats

The UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payout for the occasion totaled $282,500.

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Jones, Grasso, Bo Nickal, Shavkat Rakhmonov and Geoff Neal earned $50,000 UFC 285 fight-night bonuses.

Debuting fighters went 2-1 on the cardboard.

UFC 285 drew an introduced attendance of 19,471 for a stay gate of $12,154,753.10.

Betting favorites went 13-1 on the cardboard.

Betting favorites improved to 4-3 in UFC headliners this 12 months.

Complete battle time for the 14-bout card was 2:49:36.

Jon Jones def. Ciryl Gane

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Jones was profitable in his heavyweight debut.

Jones grew to become the eighth fighter in UFC historical past to win titles in two weight lessons.

Jones grew to become the third fighter in UFC historical past to win titles at heavyweight and lightweight heavyweight, becoming a member of Daniel Cormier and Randy Couture.

Jones’ 15 victories in UFC championship fights are most in firm historical past.

His seven stoppage victories in UFC title fights are tied with Demetrious Johnson for third-most in firm historical past behind Anderson Silva (9) and Matt Hughes (eight).

Jones’ 19-fight UFC unbeaten streak is the longest amongst lively UFC fighters.

Jones 19-fight UFC unbeaten streak is the longest in firm historical past.

Gane suffered the primary stoppage lack of his profession with a submission defeat.

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Alexa Grasso def. Valentina Shevchenko

Grasso grew to become the primary Mexican feminine champion in UFC historical past.

Grasso grew to become the third girls’s flyweight champion, becoming a member of Shevchenko and Nicco Montano.

Grasso improved to 5-0 since she moved as much as the UFC girls’s flyweight division in August 2020.

Grasso’s five-fight UFC profitable streak in girls’s flyweight competitors is tied with Manon Fiorot and Erin Blanchfield for the longest lively streak within the division.

Grasso has earned each of her UFC stoppage victories by submission.

Shevchenko had her nine-fight profitable streak snapped for her first defeat since September 2017.

Shevchenko fell to 9-1 since she dropped to the UFC flyweight division in February 2018.

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Shevchenko suffered the primary submission lack of her profession.

Shevchenko has accomplished a minimum of one takedown in 14 of her 15 UFC appearances.

Shevchenko’s 35 takedowns landed in UFC girls’s flyweight competitors are most in divisional historical past.

Shavkat Rakhmonov def. Geoff Neal

Rakhmonov’s (17-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) five-fight UFC profitable streak at welterweight is tied with Michel Pereira for the longest lively streak within the division.

Rakhmonov has earned all 17 of his profession victories by stoppage.

Rakhmonov’s five-fight UFC stoppage streak is tied with heavyweight Sergei Pavlovich for the longest amongst lively fighters on the roster.

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Neal (16-4 MMA, 8-2 UFC) suffered the primary stoppage lack of his UFC profession..

Neal suffered his first submission loss since Apr. 19, 2013 – a span of three,606 days and 17 fights.

Bo Nickal def. Jamie Pickett

Nickal (4-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has earned all 4 of his profession victories by stoppage.

Jamie Pickett’s (13-9 MMA, 2-5 UFC) three-fight dropping skid is the longest of his profession. He hasn’t earned a victory since January 2022.

Pickett has suffered 4 of his six profession stoppage losses by submission.

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Cody Garbrandt def Trevin Jones

Cody Garbrandt (13-5 MMA, 8-5 uFC) improved to 1-0 since he returned to the bantamweight division in March 2023.

Trevin Jones’ (13-10 MMA, 1-4 UFC) four-fight dropping skid is the longest of his profession.

Jones has suffered eight of his 10 profession losses by choice.

Derek Brunson vs. Dricus Du Plessis

Dricus Du Plessis’ (19-2 MMA, 5-0 UFC) five-fight UFC profitable streak at middleweight is the longest lively streak within the division.

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Du Plessis has earned 18 of his 19 profession victories by stoppage.

Derek Brunson (23-9 MMA, 14-7 UFC) has suffered all seven of his profession stoppage losses by knockout.

Amanda Ribas def. Viviane Araujo

Amanda Ribas (12-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC) has earned 4 of her six UFC victories by choice.

Viviane Araujo (11-5 MMA, 5-4 UFC) has suffered all 4 of her UFC losses by choice.

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Marc-Andre Barriault def. Julian Marquez

Marc-Andre Barriault (15-6 MMA, 4-5 UFC) has earned 11 of his 15 profession victories by stoppage.

Julian Marquez (9-4 MMA, 3-3 UFC) has suffered each of his profession stoppage losses by knockout.

Ian Garry def. Tune Kenan

Ian Garry’s (11-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) four-fight UFC profitable streak at welterweight is tied for the second-longest lively streak within the division behind Michel Pereira (5).

Garry has earned seven of his 11 profession victories by stoppage.

Garry has earned each of his UFC stoppage victories by knockout.

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Song Kenan (15-6 MMA, 4-3 UFC) has suffered all three of his profession stoppage losses by knockout.

Tabatha Ricci def. Jessica Penne

Tabatha Ricci (8-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) earned the primary stoppage victory of her UFC profession with an armbar submission win.

Ricci’s three-fight UFC profitable streak at strawweight is tied for the second-longest lively streak within the division behind Tatiana Suarez (5).

Jessica Penne (13-7 MMA, 2-5 UFC) fell to 2-2 since she returned from a greater than four-year layoff in April 2021.

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Farid Basharat def. Da’Mon Blackshear

Da’Mon Blackshear (12-5-1 MMA, 0-1-1 UFC) has suffered all 5 of his profession losses by choice.

Loik Radzhabov def. Esteban Ribovics

Esteban Ribovics (11-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) had his 11-fight profitable streak snapped for the primary defeat of his profession.

For extra on the cardboard, go to MMA Junkie’s occasion hub for UFC 285.

UFC analysis analyst and stay statistics producer Michael Carroll contributed to this story. Observe him on Twitter @MJCflipdascript.

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