With last night’s UFC on FOX 19 from Tampa, Florida, in the books, the focus of the MMA world will immediately shift to next weekend’s awaited UFC 197 pay-per-view (PPV) event on April 23 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
In the main event, legendary former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will finally make his long-awaited return from a lengthy legal battle against impromptu challenger Ovince. St. Preux for the interim belt after his originally scheduled grudge rematch with Daniel Cormier fell apart when “DC” injured his leg in training.
To get fan excited for the return of all-time great “Bones,” the customary Countdown to UFC 197: Jones vs. St. Preux was released on FOX Sports 1 this evening. Check it out here:
In the co-main event, decorated flyweight Demetrious Johnson will fight for his unprecedented eight straight 125-pound defense when he battle touted Olympic gold medalist wrestler Henry Cejudo. Check out the full Countdown to UFC 197: Johnson vs. Cejudo right here: