Jon Jones v. Shogun Rua (Photo: bufutaki.com)
UFC 128: Shogun vs. Jones – Newark, N.J. – Prudential Center – March 19, 2011
Jon "Bones" Jones became the youngest champion in UFC history by winning the light heavyweight title from Shogun Rua at UFC 128.
Jones, 23, used knee strikes and punches to score a TKO victory in Round 3. Josh Barnett was the previous record holder, winning the UFC heavyweight title at the age of 24.
In a battle of former WEC champions, Urijah Faber scored a unanimous decision over Eddie Wineland. Both men debuted, as UFC beefed up its lighter divisions with talent from the WEC merger.
Jim Miller scored his seventh win in a row, beating Kamal Shalorus by TKO in the third round. Nate Marquardt beat Dan Miller by unanimous decision.