The UFC has officially announced UFC on Versus 2: Jones vs Matyushenko. The event is scheduled to take place Sunday, August 1 at the Energy Solution Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The main event fight will take place between the new fan favorite Jon “Bones” Jones (10-1-0 MMA, 5-1-0 UFC) and the Veteran fighter, Vladimir “The Janitor” Matyushenko (24-4-0 MMA, 6-2-0 UFC). Both men are coming off big victories, and are looking to pull into title contention with a win.
Jones with a recent first round TKO over Brandon Vera at UFC on Versus 1 back in March, and Matyushenko with a split decision over Eliot Marshall on the same card in March.
Also officially announced is the co-main event between Mark “The Phillipine Wrecking Machine” Munoz (8-1-0 MMA, 3-1-0 UFC) and Yushin “Thunder” Okami (24-5-0 MMA, 8-2-0 UFC).
The rest of the fight card is speculated at this time, but very likely.
Jon Jones vs. Vladimir Matyushenko
Mark Munoz vs. Yushin Okami
Jim Miller vs. Gleison Tibau
Takanori Gomi vs. Joe Stevenson
Jake Ellenberger vs. John Howard
James Irvin vs. Igor Pokrajac
Mike Massenzio vs. Brian Stann
DaMarques Johnson vs. Matthew Riddle
Rob Kimmons vs. Steve Steinbeiss