An injury to Hendo has forced the cancellation of the whole UFC 151 event. Dana White said that when he found out about Henderson’s injury, former middleweight contender Chael Sonnen was offered the bout with Jones and accepted, but Jones refused to accept the fight.
The UFC president placed the blame for the fight cancellation on the champion Jones. Video of White announcing the death of UFC 151 after the jump.
“Chael Sonnen accepted the fight with Jon Jones last night,” White said. “At 8 or 9 last night the one thing I never thought would happen in a million years happen. Jon Jones said, I won’t fight Chael Sonnen on eight days notice. That has never happened either.”