Jon Jones to Grace the Cover of EA Sports UFC, Fans Will Vote for Second Cover Fighter

on November 6, 2013 2:31 PM

Jon “Bones” Jones, the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, and the youngest champion in history has been announced as the official cover athlete for EA Sports UFC. The title will be EA Sports’ first foray with the UFC license after having bought the license from the now-defunct publisher, THQ.

Fans will have the opportunity to vote for the inside-cover athlete, choosing from a selection of sixteen fighters made up of the following:

  • Ronda Rousey
  • Miesha Tate
  • Urijah Faber
  • Michael Bisping
  • Anthony Pettis
  • Demetrious Johnson
  • Georges St. Pierre
  • Chris Weidman
  • Johny Hendricks
  • Dominick Cruz
  • Jose Aldo
  • Benson Henderson
  • Alexander Gustafsson
  • Daniel Cormier
  • Junior Dos Santos
  • Chael Sonnen

The first round of voting is open now, with the second, third, and final rounds to commence on November 11th, 18th, and 25th, 2013, respectively.

EA Sports UFC is being developed by EA Canada and will be published by EA Sports for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on May 5th, 2014.

 /  Staff Writer
David has been a gamer since childhood and enjoys games that are able to deliver fun and intricate gameplay alongside compelling and emotional narratives. He's also a huge fan of film, television, comic books, and literature. David has his B.A. in English Language Arts from CUNY John Jay College.