Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira set for UFC 170 on February 22

Paul Abell-US PRESSWIRE

The next battle for Light heavyweight title has been set.

UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones faced the toughest test of his career at UFC 165. He went back and fourth over five rounds with Alexander Gustafsson before taking the unanimous decision victory. Despite calls for an immediate rematch, Jones was matched against Glover Teixeira for his next title defense.

Until now the date had not been set for Jones' next record setting defense. UFC Tonight first reported the news on Twitter:

Glover is coming of a knockout win over TUF 8 veteran Ryan Bader. Teixeira has gone undefeated in  the UFC over Glover has gone undefeated in five appearances in the Octagon. He'll have his hands full with the current record holder for most consecutive 205 lb. title defenses in UFC history.

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