UFC 197: Jones vs. Saint Preux Event Page and Fight Card

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Jones vs. Saint Preux

Date: April 23, 2016
Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

gate: $2,300,000
attendance: 11,352
PPV Buyrate: 322K

Fighter Awards & Bonuses ($50,000 each)
– Fight of the Night: Danny Roberts vs. Dominique Steele
– Performance of the Night: Demetrious Johnson
– Performance of the Night: Yair Rodríguez


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UFC 197 Fight Card

Main Card (on PPV):
Jon Jones def. Ovince Saint Preux by Decision (unanimous) (50–44, 50–45, 50–45)†
Demetrious Johnson (c) def. Henry Cejudo by TKO (knees and punches) R1, 2:49††
Edson Barboza def. Anthony Pettis by Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 30–27)
Robert Whittaker def. Rafael Natal by Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 30–27, 30–27)
Yair Rodriguez def. Andre Fili by KO (flying head kick) R2, 2:15

Preliminary Card (on FS1):
Sergio Pettis def. Chris Kelades by Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)
Danny Roberts def. Dominique Steele by Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)
Carla Esparza def. Juliana Lima by Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)
Glaico Franca def. James Vick by Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 30–27)

Preliminary Card (on UFC Fight Pass):
Walt Harris def. Cody East by TKO (punches) R1, 4:18
Marcos Rogerio de Lima def. Clint Hester by Submission (arm-triangle choke) R1, 4:35
Kevin Lee def. Efrain Escudero by Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)

†UFC interim light heavyweight championship
††UFC flyweight championship


UFC 197: Cormier vs. Jones 2 Start Times
Main Card on Pay-Per-View:
 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT
Preliminary Card on FOX Sports 1: 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT
Preliminary Card on UFC Fight Pass: 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT


Jon Jones Drag Racing Stop Prior to UFC 197

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