The UFC 285 event took place on March 5th, 2022, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main event featured a heavyweight bout between Jon Jones and Ciryl Gane. After five rounds, Gane won via unanimous decision, maintaining his undefeated record in the UFC.
In the co-main event, Amanda Nunes successfully defended her featherweight championship against Julianna Pena, winning via first-round submission. Nunes is considered one of the greatest female fighters of all time, and this victory solidifies her status as the reigning queen of women’s MMA.
Other notable fights on the card included Sean O’Malley’s second-round knockout of Raulian Paiva, and Brandon Moreno’s unanimous decision victory over Alexandre Pantoja. O’Malley’s striking skills were on full display, while Moreno’s well-rounded approach proved too much for Pantoja to handle.
The event also featured a special tribute to the late Kobe Bryant, who was a lifelong UFC fan. Bryant’s wife and daughter were in attendance, and a moment of silence was held before the fights began.
Overall, UFC 285 was an exciting event with several high-profile matchups and impressive performances. Gane’s victory over Jones sets him up as a potential future star in the heavyweight division, while Nunes’ dominance continues to amaze fans and fighters alike.