“UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida” Extended Preview

Written by Tom Ngo
November 27th, 2011

UFC Light Heavyweight Jon Jones

With “UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida” being less than two weeks away, it’s time to kick the pre-fight promotional efforts into overdrive. To help generate buzz for their December 10th pay-per-view broadcast, the planet’s most prestigious MMA promotion has released an extended preview showcasing the event’s biggest stars.

Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones defends his throne for the second time in less than three months when he faces Lyoto Machida inside the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada.

A heavyweight affair between former champs Frank Mir and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira co-headlines the show.

Former light heavyweight champ Tito Ortiz and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira also appear in the promo video.

Please click the media player below to watch the preview:

Here is the card’s official 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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