Jon Jones Fallout: 8 Fighters That Took Fights on Very Short Notice and Won

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Jon Jones Fallout: 8 Fighters That Took Fights on Very Short Notice and Won
Paul Abell-US PRESSWIRE

When challenger Dan Henderson was forced out of his title contest at UFC 151, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones shocked the world when he denied Dana White's request to battle late-replacement Chael Sonnen in the main event.

The UFC-sponsored fighter upset the MMA world as a whole with his selfish decision, which ultimately culminated in the first event cancellation in UFC history.

In light of Jones' refusal to fight Sonnen at UFC 151, I'd like to take a look back on some previous fights where a fill-in opponent arrived and scored a big win.

Here is a peek at eight fighters who took fights on short notice and won.

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