Thursday, October 27, 2011

Winkeljohn Will Train Jones for the Light Heavyweight Title Defense

Can trainer Winkeljohn help Jon Jones defend his title against Machida? The first time Mike Winkeljohn helped prepare a fighter to take on Lyoto Machida, it didn’t go well.

Winkeljohn and Greg Jackson trained Rashad Evans for his May 2009 bout against Machida, who won by knockout. Now Winkeljohn is training Jon Jones to defend his light heavyweight title against the Brazilian on Dec. 10 at UFC 140.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Jones vs Machida is the Main Fight in UFC 140

The fight between Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida will bring excitement in UFC 140. The Jones vs Machida is one of the great fights in UFC. The five-fight main card for December's UFC 140 event is now set.

As officials announced this past week, the Toronto shows features a light-heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones (14-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC) and ex-titleholder Lyoto Machida (17-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC).