Monday, October 18, 2021

Jon Jones Vs. Vitor Belfort Official For September 22nd

By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

Despite early reports suggesting that Jon Jones would face Lyoto Machida at UFC 152 in Toronto on September 22nd, a last minute change has lead to Vitor Belfort being slotted in to face the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion for the title.

UFC President Dana White confirmed to MMAFighting.com that Machida turned down the chance to fight for the title on short noticed and instead, Belfort volunteered to fight in his place.

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