UFC 165 Start Time: When and Where to Watch Jones vs. Gustafsson

Artem Moshkovich@ArtemoshkovichFeatured ColumnistSeptember 20, 2013

Greatness within reach.

On Saturday night, that hotly debated slogan penned for UFC 165 will see one of two conclusions: Either Jon Jones will decimate a similarly tall and similarly long opponent en route to his record sixth title defense, or Alexander Gustafsson will positively shock the world by toppling the nigh unstoppable light heavyweight kingpin.

Regardless of the outcome, you're going to want to tune in.

Factor in the epic bantamweight championship showdown between interim champ Renan Barao and Eddie Wineland and you have a fight card that's almost guaranteed to deliver thrills.

Here's a full breakdown of the timeline for UFC 165.

 

Fight Night 28 Key Stats

Jon Jones' UFC record reach: 84.5 inches

Distance knockdown defense ("Chin") shared by both Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson: 100 percent

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 21:  Jon Jones (L) elbows Rashad Evans during their light heavyweight title bout for UFC 145 at Philips Arena on April 21, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Takedown defense rate shared by both Jon Jones and Khabib Nurmagomedov: 100 percent

Percent of time Jon Jones is in control when a fight hits the canvas: 99 percent

Average combined significant strikes per minute of Renan Barao and Eddie Wineland: 21.6 

Matt Mitrione's total career takedown attempts: Zero

 

*Stats courtesy of Fightnomics Reed

 



Artem Moshkovich is a Featured Columnist for Bleacher Report. Follow him on Twitter for MMA news and more. 

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