Jon Jones Injured; Out Of UFC 178 Main Event


UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones sustained a leg injury in training, putting plans for the much-anticipated UFC 178 title bout between "Bones" and No. 1 contender Daniel Cormier on hold.

Cormier will now get his title shot against Jones, 27, on Jan. 3 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. 

The main event for UFC 178 on Sept. 27 has been changed to a UFC flyweight title showdown between Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson and Chris Cariaso, which was previously slotted as the co-main event for UFC 177 in Sacramento on Aug. 30.

Watch Past Fights

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

  • 5 days ago
  • 16 views

The UFC on Fox 14 main event between Anthony "Rumble" Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson was billed as a top contender's match to decide the next in line to face light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. W read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 5 views

Long before they fought in the main event of UFC 182, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier had amazing wrestling careers. Bloody Elbow tells you all there is to know about their time on the mats with the Fac read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 1065 views

Watch Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier full fight video highlights from UFC 182's main event above, courtesy of ESPN. UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier took place January 3, 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena i read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 612 views

Watch the full fight video highlights for the UFC 182 main event between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and title challenger Daniel Cormier took part in an ent read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 28 views

Watch the video highlights from the UFC 182 main event between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight title. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 8 views

The main event of UFC 182 saw Jon Jones retain his UFC Light Heayweight Championship in a victory over Daniel Cormier by unanimous decision. Jones handed Cormier his first MMA loss in a thrilling fig read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 1 views

We're not even 12 hours into the new year and the injury bug has already struck down a scheduled Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) main event. Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffie read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 1338 views

Former UFC middleweight and current ESPN MMA analyst Chael Sonnen breaks down the much-anticipated UFC 182 main event title fight between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. It's late in the afternoon on N read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 61 views

Jon Jones is starting to take over the UFC 182 main event against Daniel Cormier. Through three rounds Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier had fought a very close fight. Jones came out to start round four l read news >>