Originally announced for UFC 171, Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira will now take place at UFC 172, and today it was announced the event will take place in Baltimore, MD:
Ultimate Fighting Championship will make its Baltimore debut in April with a card headlined by light heavyweight champion Jon Jones.
The show, scheduled for April 26 at Baltimore Arena, is expected to be one of the mixed-martial-arts promotion’s biggest pay-per-view events in the first half of the year.
Jones is arguably UFC’s most established star and has ties to the area through his brother Arthur, who just completed his fourth season as a defensive end for the Ravens.
“I think it’s going to be phenomenal,” Jones said in a phone interview Friday. “I feel I already have a family there through the Ravens fans.”
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