The UFC returns to Toronto, Canada tonight for UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort with a 12 bout fight card from the Air Canada Centre. The stacked card is a welcome sight after the long hiatus between UFC fight cards. Along with the main event between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Vitor Belfort the night co-main event features the first ever UFC flyweight title fight between Joseph Benavidez and Demetrious Johnson.
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If the stare downs at yesterdays UFC 152 press conference were any indication, today’s weigh-ins should be very interesting. After taking to the media the fighters from the top three bouts on the UFC 152 fight card squared off and Michael Bisping and Brain Stann stole the show with a very intense face off.
Its been awhile, but finally we have a UFC event on our hands to introduce a new 8-bit poster to with this weekends UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort. The Event consists of three featured bouts that include two championship belts on the line.
Wipe away the cobwebs and shake off rust because Saturday is UFC 152 and that means its fight week. It’s been nearly six weeks since the Octagon saw any action and for the UFC that’s an eternity. UFC 152 brings the promotion back to Canada for the second time in 2012, this time they are in Toronto at the Air Canada Centre.
In the wake of the disaster that was UFC 151, the UFC will look to rebound with a stellar card, featuring two title fights and several potential number one contender bouts at UFC 152. Jon Jones will be the star of the show, though his star is certainly tarnished as of late, as he takes on the always game Vitor Belfort. Also, we’ll close out the UFC Flyweight tournament, as Joseph Benavidez takes on Demetrious Johnson to crown the first ever UFC Flyweight Champion.
Less than a third of the UFC on FX 3 fighters were issued medical suspensions today by the Florida State Boxing Commission, who oversaw Friday’s event. In all there were seven fighters suspended out of the overall 24 UFC on FX 3 fighters.
Those of you that are already having some TUF Live withdraw can get their Friday night fix with tonight’s UFC on FX: Johnson vs. McCall. Live from South Florida by way of the Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwdown, the UFC lands in the BankAtlantic Center with 12 bouts across Facebook, FUEL TV and concluding on FX.
If the stars align and or people can add, Tomorrows UFC on FX: Johnson vs. McCall will finally set up the promotions first ever flyweight championship fight. The two fighters that ushered the flyweights into the UFC will now be the first 125 pound fighters to headline a UFC card as Demetrious Johnson and Ian McCall look to earn a title shot against Joseph Benavidez.