‘UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans’ Video Highlights

Written by Tom Ngo
April 23rd, 2012

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If you happened to miss this past Saturday’s “UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans” extravaganza, we may have located the next best thing to get you caught up to speed. The world’s premier mixed martial arts promotion has released a video highlight featuring the six scraps that appeared live during the pay-per-view broadcast.

Although the footage doesn’t showcase any finishes, you certainly get the gist of what went down in the fights.

UFC 145 took place inside Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. Light heavyweight king Jon Jones (Pictured) successfully defended his throne against Rashad Evans in the card’s featured attraction.

The clip shows the elbow strike that likely caused Evans’ right eye to look like THIS.

Please click the media player below to watch the highlights:

Here are the official results from UFC 145:

Preliminary Card:


Marcus Brimage Defeated Maximo Blanco via Split Decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)

Chris Clements Defeated Keith Wisniewski via Split Decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)


Mac Danzig Defeated Efrain Escudero via Unanimous Decision (30-27-28, 30-27, 29-28)

Anthony Njokuani Defeated John Makdessi via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Matt Brown Defeated Stephen Thompson via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-27, 30-27)

Travis Browne Defeated Chad Griggs via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) at 2:29 in the 1stRound

Main Card:


Mark Bocek Defeated John Alessio via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)

Eddie Yagin Defeated Mark Hominick via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Michael McDonald Defeated Miguel Torres via KO (Pictured) at 3:18 in the 1stRound

Ben Rothwell Defeated Brendan Schaub via TKO (Punches) at 1:10 in the 1stRound

Rory MacDonald Defeated Che Mills via TKO (Punches) at 2:20 in the 2ndRound

Jon Jones Defeated Rashad Evans via Unanimous Decision (49-46, 49-46, 50-45) (Jones retains UFC light heavyweight title)

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