UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans was held on April 22 (Aus time), 2012 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.
UFC Primetime returned to promote the main event, as the history between the two fighters has helped to make the event highly anticipated amongst fans.
Matt Wiman was expected to face Mark Bocek at this event, but was forced off the card with an injury and replaced by the returning John Alessio.
During the official UFC 145 weigh ins, John Makdessi failed to make the lightweight limit, coming in 2 pounds over. Makdessi was fined 20 percent of his earnings and his bout with Anthony Njokuani will be contested at a catchweight of 158 lbs.
Here are the full UFC 145 Results:
Marcus Brimage vs. Maximo Blanco
Brimage defeated Blanco via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28).
Keith Wisniewski vs. Chris Clements
Clements defeated Wisniewski via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27).
Mac Danzig vs. Efrain Escudero
Danzig defeated Escudero via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).
John Makdessi vs. Anthony Njokuani
Njokuani defeated Makdessi via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Matt Brown vs. Stephen Thompson
Brown defeated Thompson via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-27, 30-27).
Travis Browne vs. Chad Griggs
Browne defeated Griggs via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 2:29 of round 1.
Mark Bocek vs. John Alessio
Bocek defeated Alessio via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27).
Mark Hominick vs. Eddie Yagin
Yagin defeated Hominick via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).
Miguel Torres vs. Michael McDonald
McDonald defeated Torres via KO (punches) at 3:18 of round 1.
Brendan Schaub vs. Ben Rothwell
Rothwell defeated Schaub via TKO (punches) at 1:10 of round 1.
Rory MacDonald vs. Che Mills
MacDonald defeated Mills via TKO (punches) at 2:20 of round 2
Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans
Jones defeated Evans via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 50-45) to retain the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.