UFC 182 kicked off the 2015 year with a five-round main event for the light heavyweight championship.
Jon Jones, the reigning champion, remained in that role, earning a decision victory over Daniel Cormier. The win gave Jones his 12th consecutive victory since a disqualification loss, while also dealing Cormier the first defeat of his career.
In other action, Donald Cerrone earned a co-main event decision victory vs. Myles Jury.
The “Fight of the Night” went to Jones and Cormier, while “Performance of the Night” bonuses were awarded to Paul Felder and Shawn Jordan. All four picked up an additional $50,000.
Official attendance was announced at 11,575 with a live gate of $3.7 million.