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Jon Jones-Dan Henderson For UFC Light Heavyweight Title Confirmed For September 1

Jon Jones will look to defend his UFC light heavyweight title for a fourth time when he steps inside the Octagon against another legend in Dan Henderson.

UFC president Dana White confirmed on Twitter that Jones-Henderson will go down September 1 from Las Vegas.

“Bones” has successfully defeated Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Lyoto Machida and Rashad Evans since claiming the belt from Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. All four are former champs in the division.

Henderson earned his shot at Jones by scoring a decision victory over Rua in what many considered to be the “Fight of the Year” in late 2011. He is a former Strikeforce and Pride champion.

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