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“UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida” Roster Once Again Complete

Written by Tom Ngo
November 11th, 2011
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UFC 140‘s game of musical welterweight chairs is now complete. Jake Hecht has agreed to play substitute and face Rich Attonito in his big league debut.

Attonito was slated to meet Claude Patrick in the December 10th show, but Patrick was promoted to a main card bout against Brian Ebersole after Rory MacDonald was forced to bow out with an undisclosed injury.

A light heavyweight title tilt between champion Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida headlines 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 hosts the Octagon’s return trip up north.

Here is the card’s complete roster:

Preliminary Bouts:

Rich Attonito vs. Jake Hecht

Yves Jabouin vs. Walel Watson

Constantinos Philippou vs. Jared Hamman

John Cholish vs. Mitch Clarke

Nik Lentz vs. Mark Bocek

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. Claude Patrick

Frank Mir vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

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

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