Omaha native Anthony Smith to fight Jon Jones for UFC Light Heavyweight title

Posted at 4:00 PM, Jan 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-29 17:01:54-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The UFC announced today on social media that Omaha native Anthony Smith will fight Jon Jones for the UFC Light Heavyweight title.

This will be the main event on the UFC 235 card March 2 in Las Vegas.

Smith has compiled a record of 31-13 (17 KOs) and Jones, the defending title champion, has a record of 23-1 (10 KOs).

A press conference is scheduled ahead of the fight on January 31 at 5p.m.