Jon Jones has recently won the UFC Heavyweight Championship in the main event fight of UFC 285 after defeating Ciryl Gane. Now, the president Dana White revealed that Jones will make first defense his newly acquired title against Stipe Miocic who is out from the octagon since March 2021 and wanted to make his comeback with a major pay-per-view bout. Thus, Jon Jones will be his perfect opponent in this cause. Here are the complete details about the Jon Jones Stipe Miocic fight date.
Jon Jones Stipe Miocic Fight Date, Venue & Start Time
Date: Dana White pointed that the title fight between these two greatest UFC heavyweight fighters will highlight the main event of UFC 290. The event will take place on July 8, 2023. However, the details about the Jon Jones Stipe Miocic fight is not confirmed yet. Jon Jones Stipe Miocic purse payouts will be upto $8m including potential bonuses.
Venue: T-Mobile Arena facility in Paradise, Nevada will host the UFC 290 and if Jones and Miocic are the part of this fight card, both will highlight the main event. The arena has the seating capacity of 20,000 people. Whereas, the live action is available worldwide through the PPV streaming networks.
Ringwalk: There are no official details available. However in a comparison to previous events, ringwalk time for the main event fighters will be at 1 a.m. ET. While, the undercard will get into the ring at around 10 p.m. ET.
All these are the details about the Jon Jones Stipe Miocic fight date. If there is any change, we will make them available here. Stay tuned for more information!