UFC Champion Jon Jones knew that Glover Teixeira would be his next opponent, but the timeline for his next bout was still undetermined, that was until today:
The next bout for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has an official date -- again -- as "Bones" will look to extend his record-setting title defense streak against Brazilian powerhouse Glover Teixeira on Saturday, February 22 in Las Vegas.
The Jones-Teixeira bout was originally announced as the headliner for the UFC 169 Super Bowl weekend card in Newark, NJ, but that event will now be topped by two title fights: Dominick Cruz vs. Renan Barao to unify the bantamweight title and Jose Aldo vs. Ricardo Lamas at featherweight.
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