Major UFC 151 Announcement at 2 pm ET-DAN HENDERSON POSSIBLY INJURED

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Franklinfan47
8/23/12 12:58:12PM
UFC president Dana White will make an announcement regarding next week's UFC 151 event today at 2 p.m. ET (11 a.m. PT).

Although officials didn't detail what will be revealed, the media call comes less than a day after rumors surfaced that headliner and title challenger Dan Henderson may be injured and unable to fight.

You can listen to the media call live on MMAjunkie.com Radio at www.mmajunkie.com/radio.

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Chael_Sonnen
8/23/12 1:01:47PM
I WILL FIGHT JON JONES - - - win the title and give Forrest first crack Dec 29

A win-win-win situation
Franklinfan47
8/23/12 1:06:32PM

Posted by Chael_Sonnen

I WILL FIGHT JON JONES - - - win the title and give Forrest first crack Dec 29

A win-win-win situation



Sonnen is the only one I can see stepping up on such short notice.
prophecy033
8/23/12 1:10:09PM

Posted by Franklinfan47


Posted by Chael_Sonnen

I WILL FIGHT JON JONES - - - win the title and give Forrest first crack Dec 29

A win-win-win situation



Sonnen is the only one I can see stepping up on such short notice.

he also the only guy I could see that would keep interest up
tcunningham
8/23/12 1:27:08PM
agreed. hendo was the only real contender at LHW until chael came up. jones has cleared the division out other than those two. im down for a chael vs bones fight. its not tha way i would have liked it to go but i will take whatever as long as it doesnt involve rampage, griffin, rashad, or shogun.
DrivenDavies15
8/23/12 1:29:23PM
Well if they can't find a replacement I could see them just moving the entire event to a later date, maybe in October or November.
grappler0000
8/23/12 1:32:20PM

Posted by DrivenDavies15

Well if they can't find a replacement I could see them just moving the entire event to a later date, maybe in October or November.



That's not an option at this point.

edit: I stand corrected...first time for everything.
cowcatcher
8/23/12 1:39:16PM
My thought is it has to be Machida. I said it in another thread, but he's next in line anyway, always is training, and doesn't have to cut a ton of weight if any. My fingers are crossed that it's Chael though.
Twenty20Dollars
8/23/12 1:42:25PM
I'd rather the main event be cancelled than have to put a guy in on 9 days notice.

cowcatcher
8/23/12 1:43:56PM

Posted by Twenty20Dollars

I'd rather the main event be cancelled than have to put a guy in on 9 days notice.




Have you seen the rest of the card? They'd be lucky to do 100,000 buys if they just scrapped the fight and ran with the rest of the card.
Franklinfan47
8/23/12 1:44:56PM
Their going to have to pay "Anderson Silva" money to get Machida to fight imo.
grappler0000
8/23/12 1:46:31PM

Posted by cowcatcher


Posted by Twenty20Dollars

I'd rather the main event be cancelled than have to put a guy in on 9 days notice.




Have you seen the rest of the card? They'd be lucky to do 100,000 buys if they just scrapped the fight and ran with the rest of the card.



Not to mention, Prozacnation and the other 15k people who buy tickets for Vegas events would have Dana's head.
Twenty20Dollars
8/23/12 1:52:26PM
Volkman/Roller can headline.

If they move Flyweight title up. 152 could survive w/ Stann/Bisping as main.

I just don't want to see Jones face a weak guy b/c of the short notice.

But I guess it doesn't matter much to me though, because I don't watch the main card ppv.
pmoney
8/23/12 1:57:08PM
Sweet lord these rumors better be false. We saw the same thing when Rashad Evans was waiting for Shogun. It's Murphy's Law of MMA. If you want to "wait for your title shot", you'll probably end up waiting a lot longer than you expected.
cowcatcher
8/23/12 1:59:07PM
Just got a text saying Jones is refusing to fight anyone else, wow. I hope my source is wrong...
Franklinfan47
8/23/12 2:02:13PM
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
cowcatcher
8/23/12 2:03:26PM
Looks like my buddy knew what he was talking about, I didn't want to believe him...
jlock003
8/23/12 2:10:30PM
check twitter apparently dana is ripping jones and jackson.
Franklinfan47
8/23/12 2:13:05PM

Posted by jlock003

check twitter apparently dana is ripping jones and jackson.



We're listening live buddy. I must say I have lost alot of respect for Jones.
DrivenDavies15
8/23/12 2:13:23PM
This is insane. I'm just shocked right now. sad day
jlock003
8/23/12 2:17:25PM

Posted by DrivenDavies15

This is insane. I'm just shocked right now. sad day



LOL yeah my dumbass just found the link
Franklinfan47
8/23/12 2:33:22PM
"Greg Jackson should never be interviewed again unless its by a fuckin phyciatrist"
40ouncetofreedom
8/23/12 2:41:04PM
That call was awesome,

Chael telling Dana- Jones is a mental midget and he'd fight him tonight


Dana get's shit for numerous things,but imagine if the big 4 sports NHL,NFL,NBA,and MLB had Dana as their commissioner instead of the stiffs they have know with Bettman,Selig,Stern and Goodell for them to just be normal guys and not be soo bored and PC.

If Bettman was like Dana he could say,You know the Owners and the Players need to get their shit settled,we're all fucking rich,so this lockout is fucking bullshit.

I like that Dana is real and doesn't try to say what is always right,he gives 0 fucks when it comes to speaking what is on his mind...and agree or not,I respect that.
traveller77
8/23/12 2:58:02PM
If Jones wont take any chances on losing the belt to Rashad, He's certainly not going to take any chances on losing it to Sonnen the Idiot. I think its a bitch move and Jones should be ashamed, he's gonna take a lot a heat on this one.
Twenty20Dollars
8/23/12 3:14:21PM
I'm telling you Volkman as the headliner

UFC 151: Christmas Comes Early.
shaneTpain
8/23/12 6:34:39PM