Jon Jones is set to make his heavyweight debut on March 4th, when he takes on Ciryl Gane for the vacant UFC heavyweight championship at UFC 285 in Las Vegas. His return to the octagon comes after a 37-month hiatus, and is accompanied by the unfortunate news that Francis Ngannou has been stripped of the title after being released from the organization. Jones is well known for his elite striking, wrestling, distance management and fight IQ, while Gane is an athletic and powerful striker.
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Valentina Shevchenko will attempt to continue her legacy-building run when she defends her UFC women’s flyweight championship against Alexa Grasso. The challenger has a tough task ahead of her if she wants to become the third Mexican champion in UFC history. She is bolstered by Brandon Moreno and Yair Rodriguez, who both captured titles at UFC 283 and UFC 284 respectively.
Below is the complete fight card for UFC 285 along with the latest odds from Caesars Sportsbook. Check back all week long for the latest news, features and other content around this massive event.
UFC 285 fight card, odds
- Jon Jones -155 vs. Ciryl Gane +130, vacant UFC heavyweight championship
- Valentina Shevchenko -625 vs. Alexa Grasso +450, UFC women’s flyweight championship
- Jalin Turner vs. TBD, lightweights
- Geoff Neal vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov, welterweights
- Bo Nickal vs. Jamie Pickett, middleweights
- Derek Brunson vs. Dricus du Plessis, middleweights
- Ian Machado Garry vs. Son Kenan, welterweights
- Cody Garbrandt vs. Julio Arce, bantamweights
- Viviane Araujo vs. Amanda Ribas, women’s flyweights
- Julian Marquez vs. Marc-Andre Barriault, middleweights
- Mana Martinez vs. Cameron Saaiman, bantamweights
- Jessica Penne vs. Tabatha Ricci, women’s strawweights
- Da’mon Blackshear vs. Farid Basharat, bantamweights
- Kamuela Kirk vs. Esteban Ribovics, lightweights
UFC 285 info
- Date: March 4
- Location: T-Mobile Arena — Las Vegas
- Start time: 10 p.m. ET (Main card)
- How to watch: ESPN+ PPV