MMA Odds and Ends for Thursday: UFC strips Jon Jones of interim light heavyweight title

480 UFC strips Jon Jones of interim light heavyweight title After a suspension was handed down earlier this week to Jon Jones earlier this week, the UFC has stripped light heavyweight of his interim title. Jones (22-1 was given a one-year suspension by USADA ahead of his UFC 200 matchup with Daniel Cormier back in July and cannot compete until the end on July 7, 2017.   Rashad Evans vs. Tim Kennedy reportedly rebooked for UFC 206 in Toronto  According to a MMAFighting report on Wednesday, it appears like the cancelled middleweight matchup between Rashad Evans and Tim Kennedy could take place next month instead at UFC 206. Evans (19-5-1) wasn’t cleared by the New York State Athletic Commission for precautionary reasons. Rather than find Kennedy (18-5) another opponent for this Saturdays card, they’ve instead decided to move the fight. UFC 206 takes place at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on December 10th. Here’s an updated look at the card. Daniel Cormier (c)  vs. Anthony Johnson – for light heavyweight title Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis Rashad Evans vs. Tim Kennedy Valerie Letourneau vs. Viviane Pereira John Makdessi vs. Lando Vannata Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Drew Dober Emil Meek vs. Jordan Mein Rustam Khabilov vs. Jason Saggo Misha Cirkunov vs. Nikita Krylov Dooho Choi vs. Cub Swanson Li Jingliang vs. Chad Laprise Mitch Gagnon vs. Matthew Lopez Zach Makovsky vs. Dustin Ortiz   UFC 205 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2

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