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    Jones vs. Belfort to Headline UFC 152 After Lyoto Machida Turns Down Title Shot

    Jon Jones will not be facing Lyoto Machida at UFC 152 after all.

    Instead, Vitor Belfort will fight Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title on Sept. 22 in Toronto. UFC president Dana White confirmed the change with MMAFighting.com late Thursday night.

    According to White, Machida turned down the title shot on Thursday. Belfort volunteered to fight Jones on one month's notice and was granted the title shot by the promotion.
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    Craziest fucking series of events I can remember in one day in MMA


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    Ho...ly...Shit.

    Vitor gonna bring that 1997 hand speed and fucking blitz Jones! Work that takedown D Vitor!

    I hope this isn't too big, because it's awesome.

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    This is just a crazy day. Im gonna pray for Vitor to KO Jones!
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    Well, at least Vitor is somebody Jones hasn't already beaten....

    Really curious where Phil Davis was in all of this, since the Prado fight is still on course and of little ranking relevance and one would think of all possible LHWs, he'd be good to go.

    I keep envisioning Dana sitting in his office depressed and downtrodden as all hell, when all of a sudden Chuck bursts through the wall Kool-Aid Man style in vintage Iceman attire, doing his post fight arms extended, screaming pose, offering to take the Jones fight. It has been helping me get through this lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fedorlei Gomipierre View Post
    I keep envisioning Dana sitting in his office depressed and downtrodden as all hell, when all of a sudden Chuck bursts through the wall Kool-Aid Man style in vintage Iceman attire, doing his post fight arms extended, screaming pose, offering to take the Jones fight. It has been helping me get through this lol.
    In all reality, Chuck would've busted through that wall unconscious with the status of his chin. I kid, I kid.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Fedorlei Gomipierre View Post

    I keep envisioning Dana sitting in his office depressed and downtrodden as all hell, when all of a sudden Chuck bursts through the wall Kool-Aid Man style in vintage Iceman attire, doing his post fight arms extended, screaming pose, offering to take the Jones fight. It has been helping me get through this lol.
    The epicness of this is too much to take ! Somebody phone the Iceman !
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fedorlei Gomipierre View Post
    Well, at least Vitor is somebody Jones hasn't already beaten....

    Really curious where Phil Davis was in all of this, since the Prado fight is still on course and of little ranking relevance and one would think of all possible LHWs, he'd be good to go.

    I keep envisioning Dana sitting in his office depressed and downtrodden as all hell, when all of a sudden Chuck bursts through the wall Kool-Aid Man style in vintage Iceman attire, doing his post fight arms extended, screaming pose, offering to take the Jones fight. It has been helping me get through this lol.
    Oh shit that imagery has just started my morning with a nice healthy chuckle.


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