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'Bones' Jones Still the Man to Beat

Jon Jones still the man to beat after UFC 172 win over Glover Teixeira
By: Jeff Wagenheim, Sports Illustrated
"BALTIMORE -- The last time Glover Teixeira had lost a prize fight, Jon Jones was a couple of months shy of his high school graduation. So one guy was vowing redemption following a decision loss to a pre-The Ultimate Fighter Ed Herman in a community college gym in Gresham, Ore. The other was planning prom night in Endicott, N.Y.

"In the time between that evening in March 2005 and their meeting on Saturday night in the main event of UFC 172 at dusty old Baltimore Arena, the burly, brawny, bruising -- I could go on -- Brazilian light heavyweight had won 20 straight fights, 12 of them by knockout, six by submission. He proved himself to be a man who when he picks a fight, finishes a fight."

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