UFC 235 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will be held on March 2, 2019 at T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada, part of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Area.
Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019
Location: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas Valley, Nevada, United States
City: Paradise, Nevada
Venue: T-Mobile Arena
Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
While not officially announced by the promotion, a UFC Light Heavyweight Championship bout between two-time champion Jon Jones and challenger Anthony Smith is expected to headline the event, pending the Nevada State Athletic Commission granting Jones licensure to compete.
A UFC Welterweight Championship bout between current champion Tyron Woodley and The Ultimate Fighter: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians welterweight winner Kamaru Usman has been slated for the event and is expected to serve as the co-headliner.
As a result of the cancellation of UFC 233, a welterweight bout between former UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler and promotional newcomer and former Bellator Welterweight World Champion Ben Askren (also former ONE Welterweight Champion) was rescheduled for this event.