UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones definitely isn't looking past Dan Henderson. Jones, who will defend his belt this September against Henderson at UFC 151: Bones Vs. Hendo, was an interested observer of Monday's conference call for UFC on Fox: Shogun Vs. Vera.
The importance of the call to Jones came because the four main fights involve 205-pounders. Former champ Mauricio "Shogun" Rua will face Brandon Vera, while ex-champ Lyoto Machida takes on Ryan Bader. Jones has defeated all four, but news last week confirmed that his next challenger could come from the group.
"Scratching my head," was Jones' response to news of the Rua-Vera bout becoming a No. 1 contender match.
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