Alexander Gustafsson stood toe-to-toe with Jon Jones at UFC 165 in Toronto on Saturday night.
Each men drew blood, But in a controversial five-round decision, Jones (19-1) retained his light heavyweight title.
Gustafsson (15-2) was trying to end Jones' 2½-year reign in the 205-pound division. It was Jones' sixth successful title defense.
According to a tweet from ESPN's Brett Okamoto, "Jones was loaded into a stretcher and is presumably being taken to the hospital. Far worse shape than Alex, who conducted a few interviews."
Also, Renan Barao utilized a spinning backkick to set up a knockout and retain his interim bantamweight title over Eddie Wineland.
Dale Earnhardt Jr., was fastest during the final practice for Sunday's NASCAR race, turning a 133.059-mph lap at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Chase for the Sprint Cup leader Matt Kenseth was second-fastest at 132.938 over the 1.058-mile oval. Ryan Newman starts from the pole.
Capitals owner Ted Leonsis said Washington will host the 2015 Winter Classic, the annual New Year's Day outdoor game. The average high temperature on Jan. 1 in Washington is 44. Still to be determined are a venue and an opponent.
Camilo Sanvezzo scored two second-half goals as Vancouver (11-10-8) posted a 3-0 win over host Montreal (13-9-6) to keep its playoff hopes alive.
League MVP Candace Parker had 31 points and 11 rebounds to help Los Angeles beat Phoenix 82-73, evening the best-of-three playoff series at 1-1.
Former Stanford star Nneka Ogwumike added 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Sparks.
The Associated Press and MCT Information Services contributed to this report.