‘UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans’ Bout Order Confirmed

Written by Tom Ngo
March 10th, 2012

UFC Poster 145 Jon Jones Rashad Evans

While enjoying a lull in their immediate MMA schedule, Octagon brass have been able to focus on their next pay-per-view broadcast. The official bout order for “UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans” has been released, and I can already hear the keyboard warriors complaining.

What? The heavyweight shootout between Travis Brown and Chad Griggs didn’t make it on the main card, but Ben Rothwell vs. Brendan Schaub did? Oh, and what about Miguel Torres and Michael McDonald meeting in the prelims?

No need to fret, fanboys. Although those bouts won’t appear in the PPV portion of the show, FX is expected to air the prelims live and for the everyday low price of $Free.99.

The April 21st event takes place inside Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. A light heavyweight title tilt between champion Jon Jones and Rashad Evans headlines the festivities.

Here is the card’s current agenda:

Preliminary Card:


Maximo Blanco vs. Marcus Brimage

Keith Wisniewski vs. Chris Clements

Mac Danzig vs. Efrain Escudero


Anthony Njokuani vs. John Makdessi

Matt Brown vs. Stephen Thompson

Travis Browne vs. Chad Griggs

Miguel Torres vs. Michael McDonald

Main Card:

(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)

Matt Wiman vs. Mark Bocek

Mark Hominick vs. Eddie Yagin

Ben Rothwell vs. Brendan Schaub

Rory MacDonald vs. Che Mills

Rashad Evans vs. Jon Jones (UFC Light Heavyweight Champion)

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