Going to his last fight fight Anthony Smith was trying to put his name on the UFC light heavyweight title picture. But things quickly went south after Smith became a batsman before the long TKO in Glove Texira's fist closed. UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas and Smith will join his rising rival Alexander Rakick in the UFC fight night which has grown considerably since John Jones left the division.
Smith is one of the best sports stories of 2018 he exploded in the title picture with three wins to land himself in a title batting with Jones. Jones dominated the fight and if he had been in the division Smith would not have seen another title shot. But Jones vacated the championship to go to the weightlifting event and was likely to land in the title fight with a winning run.