Next fight set for 'Bones' Jones

By wbng sports

Next fight set for 'Bones' Jones

January 11, 2014 Updated Jan 11, 2014 at 1:25 AM EST

(WBNG Binghamton)  After months of waiting, Jon "Bones" Jones finally has a date for his next title defense. Jones will fight Glover Teixeira in UFC 172 in Baltimore, MD on April 26.

Details of the fight were first reported by the Baltimore Sun.
 
The fight had previously been linked to UFC events in Newark, Las Vegas and Dallas before it finally settled on Baltimore.
 
The Union-Endicott grad is looking to defend his UFC light heavyweight title for a record seventh time. The match-up with Teixeira will be the first time 'Bones' has fought since beating Alexander Gustafsson by decision in UFC 165.
 
UFC 172 will be the first UFC event to take place at the Baltimore Arena.
 
Baltimore is also the home of Jones's older brother Arthur, who just finished his fourth season with the Ravens.

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