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It’s Official, Jones Vs. Henderson To Meet this September

Written on May 11, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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'UFC 151' is scheduled to take place this September 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

President, announces the official date for the upcoming bout via his twitter account, @danawhite:  “John Jones vs for Jones UFC LHW title on Sept 1st in Las Vegas!!!!”

‘UFC 151′ will be headlined by a light heavyweight title bout between champ and number 1 contender, Dan ‘Hendo’ Henderson.

This upcoming bout will serve as Jones’ fourth straight title defense after a disqualification loss to back in December 2009. He recently defeated his nemesis Rashad Evans via a unanimous decision, in last month’s UFC 145. He holds a fighitng streak of 7 straight wins.

While Henderson is riding a “four fight win streak” after defeating Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua in last year’s UFC 139 event. This will be his third attempt to earn a UFC victory after losing to and Quinton Jackson at a PRIDE/UFC unification bouts (middleweight and light heavyweight).

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