Since Anthony Smith returned to the UFC in 2016, “Lionheart” has finished six of the nine men he’s faced…as a result, the former middleweight has been tapped to face 205 champ, Jon Jones, tonight at UFC 235.
In advance of tonight’s bout, the UFC posted the video below, which features Smith reflecting on the most memorable finishes he’s scored in the Octagon to date.
Did Smith’s vicious, stoppage of the legendary “Shogun” Rua make the list? Yes. Of course it did.
UFC 235 will be hosted by the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Here is the line-up for tonight’s card.
UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
Jon Jones (c) vs. Anthony Smith
UFC Welterweight Championship
Tyron Woodley (c) vs. Kamaru Usman
Welterweight: Robbie Lawler vs. Ben Askren
Strawweight: Tecia Torres vs. Weili Zhang
Welterweight: Diego Sanchez vs. Mickey Gall
Female Bantamweight: Gina Mazany vs. Macy Chiasson
Featherweight: Jeremy Stephens vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov
Light Heavyweight: Johnny Walker vs. Misha Cirkunov
Bantamweight: Cody Garbrandt vs. Pedro Munhoz
Bantamweight: Thomas Almeida vs. Marlon Vera