Sunday, March 15, 2009

Jake O'Brien vs. Jon Jones signed for UFC 100

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UFC light heavyweights Jake O'Brien (11-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Jon Jones (8-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) have agreed to meet at UFC 100, a recently announced event that takes place July 11 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

Representatives from both fighters recently told ( that bout agreements were recently distributed and signed. The bout was first reported by

The fight will likely end up on the un-aired preliminary card of the pay-per-view event.

O'Brien, a former heavyweight, fights for the second time as a light heavyweight. After amassing a 3-2 record as a heavyweight, which included TKO losses to Andrei Arlovski and Cain Velasquez in the final two bouts, the former Purdue University wrestler made the drop to 205 pounds and defeated Christian Wellisch via split decision in January at UFC 94.

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