Ultimate Poker winner Johan Furuly places the UFC Light Heavyweight belt on Jon Jones at UFC 152

ULTIMATE POKER WINNER Johan Furuly Places the UFC® Light
Heavyweight belt
on Jon Jones at UFC® 152

Traditionally, UFC® President Dana White has placed the championship belt on fighters’ waists. On Saturday, Sept. 22, Johan Furuly of Norway was bestowed the honor of placing the UFC® Light Heavyweight belt on Jon Jones after Jones defeated Vitor Belfort at UFC® 152 in Toronto. 

Furuly earned the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity by winning the grand prize in Ultimate Poker’s ( Belt the Champ online poker tournament. As the grand prize winner, Furuly traveled to Toronto from Norway to experience VIP treatment at UFC® 152. This included access to the weigh-in, a pre-fight VIP tour, a meet-and-greet with UFC® President Dana White and the opportunity to place the UFC® Light Heavyweight belt on the victor of the Jon “Bones” Jones / Vitor Belfort championship fight.

Belt the Champ (Video 1; Video 2) was a free social poker promotion launched by Ultimate Poker, the official poker partner of the UFC® and a product of Ultimate Gaming, a company focused on real money online games, social gaming, and digital entertainment in the United States and around the globe.

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