A date has been set for Union-Endicott graduate Jon Jones to defend his light heavyweight title for the 7th time. Jones will be back in the Octagon March 15th in Dallas, squaring off against Glover Teixeira. Teixeira has won all five of his UFC fights. While Jones is coming off of his most difficult fight to date. In September he earned a unanimous decision over Sweden's Alexander Gustafsson but didn't emerge unscathed. He was cut over his right eye and left with a foot injury. Originally the plan was for the Teixeira fight to take place Super Bowl weekend but Jones needed more recovery time. So it'll be UFC 171, March 15th in Dallas.
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