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UFC 135 Results Recap: Jon Jones Dominates Rampage Jackson to Defend Title

Jon JonesUFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones successfully defended his title for the first time over Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in the UFC 135 main event and made it look easy.

Jones kept “Rampage” on defense from the start with an array of kicks and used his reach to avoid Jackson’s heavy hands. After three seemingly flawless rounds, Jones quickly took Jackson’s back and forced him to tap to a rear-naked choke early in the fourth.

Jones improves to 14-1 with the win to set up a showdown with former teammate-turned-rival Rashad Evans, while the loss snapped a two-fight win streak for Jackson, now 32-9.

UFC 135 Recaps

UFC 135 Results


  • Jon Jones (c) def. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson via submission (rear naked choke) – Round 4, 1:14
  • Josh Koschek def. Matt Hughes via KO (punches) – Round 1, 4:59
  • Mark Hunt def. Ben Rothwell via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 30-27)
  • Travis Browne def. Rob Broughton via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Nate Diaz def. Takanori Gomi via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 4:27


  • Tony Fergusgon def. Aaron Riley via TKO (doctor stoppage) – Round 1, 5:00
  • Tim Boetsch def. Nick Ring via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)


  • Junior Assuncao def. Eddie Yagin via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
  • Takeya Mizugaki def. Cole Escovedo via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 4:30
  • James Te-Huna def. Ricardo Romero via KO (punches) – Round 1, 0:47

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