Three More Bouts Added to September 1
Up-to-the-minute news about UFC 151, taking place September 1 in Las Vegas, NV.More fight card updates:
The September 1 Las Vegas fight card is starting to come together, with three new bouts verbally agreed upon for the Bones vs. Hendo card.
Danny “Last Call” Castillo and TUF 12 finalist Michael Johnson will meet in a lightweight matchup of powerhouse wrestlers with knockout skills.
Two featherweight sluggers will face off at UFC 151 as Dennis Siver and Eddie Yagin, both coming off hard-fought victories, look to keep moving into title contention.
At bantamweight, Japanese striker Takeya Mizugaki will meet submission specialist Jeff Hougland.
Bones vs. Hendo Coming to Las Vegas September 1 updated May 10
After taking down Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Lyoto Machida, and Rashad Evans in succession, UFC light heavyweight boss Jon “Bones” Jones will look to add another high-profile notch to his belt when he defends his title against former two-division PRIDE champion Dan Henderson in the main event of UFC 151 on September 1st.
UFC President Dana White announced the news Wednesday evening.
“Verbal agreements are in for one of the biggest fights of the year, as Dan Henderson, one of the most accomplished fighters in MMA history, will attempt to dethrone reigning UFC world light heavyweight champion Jon ‘Bones’ Jones at UFC 151 in Las Vegas,” said White.