It has been officially announced that UFC on Versus 2 will be taking place on August 1st at the Energy Solutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. The headlining fight will be between up-and-comer Jon “Bones” Jones and Vladimir Matyushenko. Tickets for the event are now on sale.
Jones last appearance in the Octagon was against Brandon Vera at UFC on Versus 1. Jones won the bout in a first-round TKO which now makes his record an impressive 10-1.
Matyushenko was last seen at UFC on Versus 1 as well, where he beat Eliot Marshall via split decision. He holds a 24-4 record, winning 10 of his last 11 fights.
The only other officially announced fight is the co-headlining middleweight bout between Mark Munoz and Yushin Okami.
This list is both slated and rumored fighters for the event:
Rob Kimmons vs. Steve Steinbeiss
James Irvin vs. Igor Pokrajac
Brian Stann vs. Mike Massenzio
DaMarques Johnson vs. Matt Riddle
Jake Ellenberger vs. John Howard
Joe Stevenson vs. Takanori Gomi
Mark Munoz vs. Yushin Okami
Vladimir Matyushenko vs. Jon Jones