Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced Monday that Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, the youngest champion in UFC history, will be one of two fighters to appear on the EA Sports UFC cover.
The second fighter will be selected by fans in the EA Sports UFC Cover Vote presented by MetroPCS. The 16 fighters featured in the cover vote include current UFC champions and top contenders.
They include Georges St-Pierre, Ronda Rousey, Anthony Pettis, Chris Weidman, Johny Hendricks, Jose Aldo, Alexander Gustafsson, Miesha Tate, and more.
Fans can cast their vote now at UFC.com/covervote to ensure their favorite fighter gets to share in the cover spotlight.
Once fans cast their vote, they will have an opportunity to enter the MetroPCS EA Sports UFC Cover Vote Sweepstakes, where they can win a chance to experience the thrill of fight night first-hand.
MetroPCS will pair one lucky winner with the fighter who wins the EA Sports UFC Cover Vote. At the fighter’s next UFC bout in the continental United States, the sweepstakes winner will have the ultimate experience – walking out of the tunnels with the fighter and their team.
“It’s a huge honor to be selected as one of the fighters to appear on the cover of EA Sports UFC,” said Jones. “I am a big fan of EA Sports and appearing on a cover is one of those things you dream about as a kid. I’ll definitely be following the Cover Vote to see which fighter the fans choose to join me as the face of the game.”
The EA Sports UFC Cover Vote presented by MetroPCS started Monday and will run until Dec. 1, 11:59:59 PM EST. The vote will consist of a weekly round-by-round, 16-fighter, head-to-head elimination tournament.
Fans worldwide can vote as often as possible at UFC.com/covervote to ensure their favorite fighter advances through the rounds.
Fans can double their voting power by using these fighter specific hashtags on “Twitter Vote Thursdays.” Each fighter specific hashtag used on Twitter on Thursdays will be counted as two official votes.
Fans can join the conversation about the cover vote every day by using #EASPORTSUFC on Twitter and Instagram.