UFC 285: Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane date, UK begin time, reside stream, TV channel and undercard for heavyweight title struggle

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UFC 285: Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane date, UK begin time, reside stream, TV channel and undercard for heavyweight title struggle

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JON JONES will make his long-awaited return to the octagon in the primary occasion of UFC 285 – after THREE YEARS on the sidelines.

And the previous dominant light-heavyweight champion will FINALLY be making his long-anticipated heavyweight debut.

Former pound-for-pound king Jon Jones makes his long-awaited return at UFC 285[/caption]
Jones will probably be welcomed again to the octagon by Ciryl Gane
Jones and Gane will vie for the vacant UFC heavyweight title[/caption]
Jones has put on several kilos of muscle for his heavyweight debut[/caption]

Jones, 35, will challenge French Muay Thai phenom Ciryl Gane for the vacant UFC heavyweight title.

The belt turned up for grabs in January after former champion Francis Ngannou left the promotion after failing to agree a brand new contract.

Should Jones get his palms on the strap, he’ll turn into a two-division champion, and, within the eyes of many, cement his status as the greatest combined martial artist of all time.

Elsewhere on the card, dominant ladies’s flyweight queen Valentina Shevchenko will defend her title towards Alexa Grasso.

And welterweight sensation Shavkat Rakhmonov will look to show he’s a official contender with a press release victory over Geoff Neal.

When is UFC 285 – Jones vs Gane?

Jon Jones’ historic conflict with Ciryl Gane will take place at the T-Cellular Area in Las Vegas on Saturday, March four.

Near 20,000 fans can be in attendance to see Jones’s bid to turn into a two-weight world champion.


What channel is it and may it's reside streamed?

UFC 285 might be proven stay on BT Sport 1 in the UK and Eire.

The prelims will get underway at 11pm on UFC Struggle Move before switching to BT Sport 1 at 1am.

The stacked principal card will get underway 3am.

Followers can stay stream the motion from the BT Sport app, which is accessible for obtain on your cellular or tablet gadget.

The mouthwatering essential event is predicted to get underway at around 5am UK time on Sunday, March 5.

Jon Jones hasn’t set foot contained in the octagon in almost three years
Victory over Gane will see Jones turn out to be a two-weight world champion

UFC 285 Full Card

Primary card

  • Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane – heavyweight title struggle
  • Valentina Shevchenko (c) vs Alexa Grasso – ladies’s flyweight title battle
  • Geoff Neal vs Shavkat Rakhmonov
  • Jalin Turner vs TBD
  • Bo Nickal vs Jamie Pickett


  • Derek Brunson vs Dricus du Plessis
  • Ian Garry vs Son Kenan
  • Viviane Araujo vs Amanda Ribas
  • Julian Marquez vs Marc-Andre Barriault
  • Jessica Penne vs Tabatha Ricci
  • Da’Mon Blackshear vs Farid Basharat
  • Kamuela Kirk vs Esteban Ribovics

What’s been stated?

Jones stated: “It’s type of brief time for me. I wish I had a bit of bit more time to organize

“This idea of getting ready for a brand new opponent in about six or seven weeks, I’ve accomplished it before and I feel it’s more than enough time.

“I might have favored more time, however I do assume that this can be a good period of time, I really feel nice.”

Gane stated: “I do know I’ve acquired good footwork at first, I feel I’m a bit bit extra well-rounded [than Francis Ngannou]. “I look a bit bit more like Jon Jones.

“Sure, when you've an enormous man that just needs to kill you with one punch, it’s more simpler for a man well-rounded and sensible like Jon Jones to handle the state of affairs.

“Me, also, I am not like that. I wish to handle the state of affairs. It’s going to be really good.”