The 32-year-old Jones had been eyeing a fight with heavyweight Francis Ngannou, but said the UFC did not want to pay him enough.
UFC 235: Jon Jones defends light heavyweight title via unanimous decision; Ben Askren beats Robbie Lawler on debut
Ben Askren, Woodley's close friend and training partner, survived an opening-minute beating and rallied to choke out Robbie Lawler midway through the first round
A redemption story can very easily be called a cliché in sport. Jon Jones’s Round 3 KO win over Daniel Cormier is a redemption story for sure, but not a clichéd one.
The Daniel Cormier vs Jon Jones rivalry in UFC is one has assumed the proportions of a saga, having been rescheduled multiple times. They have fought once before, when Jones won unanimously, mentally dismantling Cormier.