||Ultimate Fighting Championship
||September 1, 2012
||Mandalay Bay Events Center
||Las Vegas, Nevada
UFC 151 is going to be held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, located in Las Vegas Nevada, event date is already set to September 1, 2012. The Main card on UFC 151 will be the light heavyweight Championship fight between Jon "Bones" Jones and Dan "Hendo" Hendersson.
Another important fight added to this card is the one between contenders Dennis Hallman and Thiago Tavares, which was originally scheduled on UFC 150 but was moved on July 12.
Hendo who is well known for his big right punch, labelled "H-Bomb". After 37 fights without a single k.o. against him, Dan has proved to be strong-willed and a determined MMA fighter. Hendersson, who happens to be a former Olympic wrestler born in August 24, 1970 started his Mixed Martial Arts Career 15 years ago when he first joined the RAW. Moving forward, Hendo was the only fighter to concurrently hold two titles in different weight classes.
But it wasn't after UFC 145 post-fight press conference when Dana White (UFC President) announced that Hendersson would be next opponent for Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones.
In the other hand, Jones is currently fighting as a Light heavyweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, he is ranked #2 Pound for pound fighter according to ESPN and is the youngest UFC title holder in history.
Before going to the Pro fighting Jones was the state championship of Iowa. Bones started his professional career back in 2008, On his first three months had a record 6-0 finishing all of his opponents. When he first started put on an impressive performance with unusual striking. like spinning back kick and spinning elbows. Later on he included a suplex in one of the fights.
If Jones goes throw UFC 151 he is expected to rematch Machida, who was promised a second title shot after defeating Bader.
| Fight card
Light Heavyweight Jon Jones vs. Dan Henderson
Featherweight Dennis Siver vs. Eddie Yagin
Lightweight Dennis Hallman vs. Thiago Tavares
Lightweight Michael Johnson vs. Danny Castillo
Welterweight Kyle Noke vs. Charlie Brenneman
Bantamweight Tayeka Mizugaki vs. Jeff Hougland
Lightweight Tim Means vs. Abel Trujillo
Lightweight Daron Cruickshank vs. Henry Martinez
Flyweight John Lineker vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani
Lightweight Shane Roller vs. Jacob Volkmann
UFC 151 Cancellation
Jones was scheduled to defend his tittle against Dan Henderson at UFC 151; event cancelled due to a Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) injury in Hendo's Knee. Therefore, Chael Sonnen offered to take the fight within a week of notice, offer declined by Jones. And as a result of it was the cancellation of UFC 151.
This is the first time in all organization history that an event is cancelled with the main card already announced, and also the first time a tittle holder declines a fight with a replacement fighter.
After UFC 151 cancellation , Jones was set to face Lyoto Machida but Lyoto declined the fight. Despite the fact of all changes in the bouts, UFC 152 main event will feature Vitor Belfort and the big favorite Jon "Bones".