Santos, 35, comes into the fight with a lot of momentum after dispatching Jan Blachowicz, Jimi Manuwa, and Eryk Anders by TKO, part of a four fight win streak. “Marreta” is 8-1-0 in his last nine bouts as well.
— Thiago Marreta (@TMarretaMMA) April 4, 2019
Meanwhile, Jones, 31, hasn’t lost since a disqualification in 2009 to Matt Hamill. He defeated Anthony Smith by decision at UFC 235 last month.
UFC 239 is scheduled for July 6 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Current bouts include:
Jon Jones (24-1-0, 1NC) vs. Thiago Santos (21-6-0)
Amanda Nunes (17-4-0) vs. Holly Holm (12-4-0)
Francis Ngannou (13-3-0) vs. Junior Dos Santos (21-5-0)
Ben Askren (19-0-0) vs. Jorge Masvidal (33-13-0)
Luke Rockhold (16-4-0) vs. Jan Blachowicz (23-8-0)
More bouts are expected to be announced.