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Jon Jones says Ryan Bader fight happening Feb. 5th

Following rumors flying back and forth that Jon Jones vs. Ryan Bader would and wouldn’t happen; Jones himself clarified the situation at Friday’s UFC 120 Q&A session.

The Ryan Bader fight is well underway.I think [Bader] signed his contract,” Jones said. “I’ve been really busy, so I haven’t gotten a chance to sign my contract yet, but I think that fight will be set for Feb. 5. I’m really excited about this opportunity

The fight between the two top prospects has been said to be tentatively set by UFC matchmaker Joe Silva for UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort in Las Vegas, NV at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Feb. 5th.

The UFC 126 card as of now:

  • Champ Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort (for middleweight title)
  • Forrest Griffin vs. Rich Franklin
  • Ryan Bader vs. Jon Jones
  • Evan Dunham vs. Kenny Florian

Source: MMAJunkie

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