Dana White announces a new main event and interim title bout for UFC 295 after Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic is called off. 2023

After Jon Jones withdrew due to a pectoral injury, UFC CEO Dana White announced a new heavyweight match for the card.



  • UFC’s CEO, Dana White, revealed new updated match card after Jon Jones pulled out
  • Dana White adds new title fight to the UFC 295 card

Recently, the UFC CEO announced that UFC’s heavyweight champion Jon Jones got injured and tore his pec while sparring for his upcoming title defense main event fight at UFC 295 on November 11th against Stipe Miocic. However, the event is now shaking up once again. White announced that both Jon Jones and Stipe Miocic are now out of the event, and a new main eventas well as a major heavyweight fight havee been announced.

Furthermore, White revealed that the new main event will feature Jiri Prochazka vs. Alex Pereira. Interestingly, this matchup was originally slated as the co-main event on the card for UFC 295. Moreover, a new heavyweight division clash is set to unfold between Sergei Pavlovich and Tom Aspinall, who will collide for the interim UFC heavyweight championship.

UFC 295 updated match card 

UFC is set to host its next major card on November 11th and here is the list of matches that were advertised previously on the card:

  • Jon Jones vs Stipe Miocic 
  • Jiri Prochazka vs Alex Pereira 
  • Diago Lopes vs Pat Sabatini 
  • Mackenzie Dern vs Jessica Andrade
  • Matt Frevola vs Benoit Saint-Denis 

Now, after Jon Jones’s injury, the updated UFC 295 match card is as follows:

  • Jiri Prochazka vs Alex Pereira 
  • Sergei Pavlovich vs Tom Aspinall 
  • Diago Lopes vs Pat Sabatini 
  • Mackenzie Dern vs Jessica Andrade
  • Matt Frevola vs Benoit Saint Denis 

The sole update to the card reveals that Jiri Prochazka vs. Alex Pereira for the vacant UFC light heavyweight title will headline the event. Likewise, a noteworthy addition to the heavyweight division is a new fight for the interim UFC heavyweight title, featuring Sergei Pavlovich against Tom Aspinall. Remarkably, both fighters have accepted the bout on just 18 days’ notice.

Furthermore, UFC 295 is scheduled for November 11th at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York.

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