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Jon Jones Now Out Of Planned UFC 170 Main Event Fight

Jon Jones Now Out Of Planned UFC 170 Main Event Fight

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is now no longer tied to UFC 170 this February, UFC president Dana White announced prior to a press conference Thursday.

Earlier reports had Jones defending his belt against Glover Teixeira at the February 22 card from Las Vegas.

White, who said he just found out news of Jones’ unavailability, added that the fight with the Brazilian top contender will likely take place in March.

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