by Chris Palmquist
It was known that Dan Henderson would face the winner of the Jon Jones and Rashad Evans match that took place last month in Atlanta. Jon Jones defended his championship, winning a five round decision over his former teammate.
Since then, media and fans have speculated as to when the actual match would take place. Jones has been known as a fighter and champion who likes to fight often, four times a year recently, as most champions defend their title twice a year. Today the UFC President announced the date and location of the next lightheavyweight title fight:
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@danawhite John Jones vs Dan Henderson for Jones UFC LHW title on Sept 1st in Las Vegas!!!!