Jon “Bones” Jones is slated to throw hands with mixed martial arts veteran Dan “Hendo” Henderson most likely at UFC 151. However, the likelihood that the Endicott native will have the fans cheering him on will be slim to say the least.
That honor of fan favorite will be bestowed upon the shoulders of the 41-year-old Henderson, and that’s a given.
Since attaining the status of UFC Light Heavyweight champion, Jones has, for some reason or another, felt the wrath of the MMA contingent—they love to hate him. They want that supposed smirk wiped completely off his face, and that’s not going to change anytime soon.
With that in mind, here are the reasons why the fans will be backing Henderson all the way come fight night.