On Saturday, Sept. 21, the UFC will host UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

In the night’s main event, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his belt on the line against towering Swede Alexander Gustafsson. Jones will look for his sixth straight title defense after besting Chael Sonnen at UFC 159 in April. Gustafsson enters the contest riding a six-fight winning streak of his own, most recently defeating former champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, the man whom Jones defeated to capture the belt.

Also on the main card, UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao will take on former WEC champion Eddie Wineland in the co-main event. With Dominick Cruz still on the shelf, Barao is hoping to cement himself as the best 135-pound fighter on the planet.

Rounding out the main card, heavyweights Brendan Schaub and Matt Mitrone lock horns, middleweights Francis Carmont and Constantinos Philippou try to move into contention, and lightweights Pat Healy and Khabib Nurmagomedov battle it out for top-10 bragging rights.

The 13-fight event will kick off at 6 p.m. ET with four bouts streaming on the promotion’s YouTube and Facebook pages. Four additional bouts will follow on Fox Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, with the five-fight, pay-per-view main card starting at 10 p.m. ET.

Below is a video interview with the champion Barao (courtesy of the UFC).

Pay-Per-View Main Card
Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson – for light-heavyweight title
Renan Barao vs. Eddie Wineland – for interim bantamweight title
Matt Mitrione vs. Brendan Schaub
Francis Carmont vs. Constantinos Philippou
Pat Healy vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov
Fox Sports 1 Preliminary Card
Myles Jury vs. Mike Ricci
Ivan Menjivar vs. Wilson Reis
Chris Clements vs. Stephen Thompson
Mitch Gagnon vs. Dustin Kimura
YouTube Preliminary Card
Renee Forte vs. John Makdessi
Michel Prazeres vs. Jesse Ronson
Alex Caceres vs. Roland Delorme
Nandor Guelmino vs. Daniel Omielanczuk

Photo: Renan Barão (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

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