“UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida” Fight Card Updated, 10 Bouts Confirmed

Written by Tom Ngo
October 21st, 2011

UFC Poster 140 Jon Jones Machida

Although “UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida” doesn’t pop off for roughly two more months, that hasn’t stopped the planet’s premier MMA promotion from nearly completing the card’s roster.

Ten bouts have been announced for the December 10th show thus far. A light heavyweight title tilt between champion Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida will headline the pay-per-view broadcast.

A rematch with former heavyweight champs Frank Mir and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will serve as the night’s co-featured attraction.

The Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada will host the Octagon’s return up north.

Here are the athletes slated to participate in the event:

Preliminary Bouts:

John Cholish vs. Mitch Clarke

Nik Lentz vs. Mark Bocek

Rich Attonito vs. Claude Patrick

Dennis Hallman vs. John Makdessi

Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Igor Pokrajac

Main Bouts:

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

Tito Ortiz vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

Brian Ebersole vs. Rory MacDonald

Frank Mir vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

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

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