It’s Official, Jones Vs. Henderson To Meet this September
'UFC 151' is scheduled to take place this September 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
UFC President, Dana White announces the official date for the upcoming UFC 151 bout via his twitter account, @danawhite: “John Jones vs Dan Henderson for Jones UFC LHW title on Sept 1st in Las Vegas!!!!”
‘UFC 151′ will be headlined by a light heavyweight title bout between champ Jon Jones and number 1 contender, Dan ‘Hendo’ Henderson.
This upcoming bout will serve as Jones’ fourth straight title defense after a disqualification loss to Matt Hamill 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 Anderson Silva and Quinton Jackson at a PRIDE/UFC unification bouts (middleweight and light heavyweight).View Article Source »