After taking the fight to the ground in the third round, Jones progressed to side control, moved towards the Swede's back and pounded him out with a burst of ground and pound.
The second fight between Jones and Cormier ended with a second win for Jones but the fight was overturned when Jones failed a drug test.
The 31-year-old has been out of action since July 2017, when he stopped Daniel Cormier to reclaim his light heavyweight title - only to have it stripped due to a failed test for the same substance that triggered another failure recently.
Just six days after the UFC moved the entire show from Las Vegas to the famous Forum south of downtown Los Angeles, a capacity crowd watched another groundbreaking achievement by Nunes, the ferocious brawler who calls herself "The Lioness". "I've done my sentence but committed no crime", Jones will hope that his issues with the United States Anti-Doping Agency are behind him and that he can now focus on cementing his legacy as one of the greatest of all time. "I told you. I told you".
"One of the things you guys know about me is, I don't wait for anybody".
Wall prototypes sit on the US-Mexico border
When government workers are on furlough or aren't sure when their next paycheck will be, they are less likely to spend money. A deal to fund shuttered government departments still seemed out of reach Wednesday, the fifth day of the partial shutdown .
Winter weather advisory for Cascades through Thursday
The sloppy weather will continue into the afternoon, with light snow in the far north and rain elsewhere. Around the Red River Valley, Speicher said there was about 4-8 inches of snow that gathered overnight.
Man City's title bid hit by shock defeat at Leicester
Guardiola looked stunned after a 2-1 defeat at Leicester left the champions seven points behind leaders Liverpool whom they face on January 3.
"Prove to the fans you're a "champ champ", he said. Let me go back home and talk to Dana White to see what he thinks. "It will be waiting right here". Is there really stuff outside of the testing?
Volkanovski stretched his MMA win streak to 16 and UFC record to 6-0, with a second round TKO over former world title contender Chad Mendes.
The victory makes Nunes, 30, the first female fighter to win UFC titles in multiple weight classes.
Earlier in the night, British bantamweight Nathaniel Wood produced an impressive performance to beat American Andre Ewell via third-round rear-naked-choke submission.
"Nothing was going to stop me from what I wanted to do tonight", Nunes said post-fight.