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Jon Jones Comments on UFC 151 Cancellation

Jon Jones laments loss of UFC 151 but stands behind decision to turn down replacement
by John Morgan,

"UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones (16-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) is no happier than you are at the cancellation of September's UFC 151 card, an event he was supposed to headline.

"But with opponent Dan Henderson forced to withdraw from the card just nine days before the event, Jones believes he made the right choice for his family and his career.

"And while 'Bones' admits he feels terrible for the other 20 fighters on the card who were affected by his decision not to accept a fight with replacement opponent Chael Sonnen, he hopes fans can understand the motivation behind his decision was simple: to ensure he's fighting at peak performance each and every time he steps into the cage."

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