Ryan Bader vs. Jon Jones in the works for UFC 127 maybe even earlier 2011

A potential number one contender fight between the promotions two top up-and-comers, Ryan Bader and Jon Jones is in the works for UFC 127 early 2011. The promotion has been in touch with both fighters. Jones’ agent, Malki Kawa confirmed the fighter is looking for a January 1st return to action as well.

TUF 8 light heavyweight winner, Ryan Bader is fresh off an impressive unanimous decision win over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. The undefeated fighter also holds notable wins over Keith Jardine and Eric Schafer.

Jones has walked through experienced veterans Matt Hamill, Brandon Vera and Vladimir Matyushenko. Many believe the man is a future champion and that he’s currently being held back from challenging the divisions best.

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