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Jon Jones Going After The UFC Heavyweight Title After UFC 252

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWE HISTORY (August 15, 2002) – WWE SmackDown!

On this day in 2002, World Wrestling Entertainment aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE SmackDown!’.

This episode was pre-taped at the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE SummerSlam 2002’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

1. Billy Gunn, Chuck Palumbo & Rico Constantino vs. Hardcore Holly, Hurricane Helms & Shannon Moore

2. Kurt Angle vs. Mark Henry

3. Brock Lesnar vs. Rikishi

4. Nidia vs. Torrie Wilson

5. Edge & Rey Mysterio vs. Eddie Guerrero & Chavo Guerrero Jr.

6. The Rock vs. Chris Benoit

• Jon Jones Going After The UFC Heavyweight Title After UFC 252

In the main event of tonight’s UFC 252 pay-per-view, Stipe Miocic defeated Daniel Cormier via decision in a 5 round Heavyweight fight to retain the UFC Heavyweight Championship.

This was Cormier’s final MMA fight.

After this fight, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones teased moving up to Heavyweight and fighting for the UFC Heavyweight Championship.

You can check out Jones’ tweets below:

For those who don’t know, Jones is considered one of the best MMA fighters of all time and has never been beaten (his only loss was a disqualification loss, where he destroyed his opponent via illegal elbow shots).

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