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Light Heavyweight – May 2012

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ank_title”>Jon “Bones” Jones
Record: 16-1
Last fight: Defended the UFC Light Heavyweight title against Rashad Evans at UFC 145 via Unanimous Decision.
Next fight: Defending the UFC Light Heavyweight title against Dan Henderson in summer/fall 2012.

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Dan “Hendo” Henderson
Record: 29-8
Last fight: Defeated Mauricio Rua at UFC 139 via Unanimous Decision in November, 2011.
Next fight: Fighting Jon Jones for the UFC Light Heavyweight Title in summer/fall 2012

3

“Suga” Rashad Evans
Record: 17-2-1
Last fight: Defeated by Jon Jones for the UFC Light Heavyweight title at UFC 145 in April, 2012.
TBD

4

MaurĂ­cio “Shogun” Rua
Record: 20-6
Last fight: Lost to Dan Henderson at UFC 139 via Unanimous Decision in November, 2011.
Next fight: Rumored to be fighting Thiago Silva in late summer/early fall 2012.

5

Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida
Record: 17-3
Last fight: Lost via 2nd Round submission to Jon Jones at UFC 140 in December, 2011.
Next fight: Fighting Ryan Bader at UFC on Fox in August, 2012

6

Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis
Record: 9-1
Last fight: Lost to “Suga” Rashad Evans at UFC on Fox: Evans vs. Davis in January, 2012 via Unanimous Decision.
Next fight: TBD.

7

Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson
Record: 14-1
Last fight: Defeated Thiago Silva via Unanimous Decision at UFC on Fuel TV in Sweden on april 14.
Next fight: TBD

8

Forrest Griffin
Record: 18-7
Last fight: Lost to Mauricio Rua at UFC 134 via 1st Round KO in August, 2011.
Next fight: Fighting Tito Ortiz at UFC 148 on July 7 in Las Vegas.

9

Ryan Bader
Record: 14-2
Last fight: Defeated Quinton “Rampage” Jackson at UFC 144 via UD in Feb, 2011.
Next fight: Fighting Lyoto Machida at UFC on Fox in August, 2012

10

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson
Record: 32-10
Last fight: Lost via UD to Ryan Bader at UFC 144 on February 26, 2012 in Japan.
Next fight: TBD

Up Next: Middleweight

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