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“UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida” Main Bouts Confirmed

Written by Tom Ngo
October 11th, 2011
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UFC Light Heavyweight Jon Jones

With the recent addition of the show’s featured attraction, the main bouts for “UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida” are now set. A light heavyweight scrap between reigning champ Jon Jones (Pictured) and former title holder Lyoto Machida will headline the December 10th card.

The co-main event showcases a heavyweight rematch between prior champions Frank Mir and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. Joining “Big Nog” in the lineup will be his brother, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, who challenges Tito Ortiz in a 205-pound affair.

A welterweight scrap with Brian Ebersole and Rory MacDonald, as well as a thrilling featherweight bout between Chan Sung “The Korean Zombie” Jung and Mark Hominick will round out the pay-per-view broadcast.

The Air Canada Centre in Toronto will host the star-studded event.

Tickets for the Octagon’s return up north go on sale this Thursday, October 13th.

Here is the card’s current roster:

Preliminary Bouts:

John Cholish vs. Mitch Clarke

Nik Lentz vs Mark Bocek

Rich Attonito vs. Claude Patrick

Dennis Hallman and John Makdessi

Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Igor Pokrajac

Main Bouts:

Chan Sung “The Korean Zombie” Jung vs. Mark Hominick

Brian Ebersole vs. Rory MacDonald

Tito Ortiz vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

Frank Mir vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

Lyoto Machida vs. Jon Jones (UFC Light Heavyweight Champion)

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