Jon Jones vs Vitor Belfort staredown pic from UFC 152 press conference in Toronto

Photo of Jon Jones vs. Vitor Belfort by Esther Lin for MMA Fighting

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) kicked off its traditional pre-fight press conference earlier today (Sept. 20, 2012) at the Real Sports Bar and Grill in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to promote the upcoming UFC 152: "Jones vs. Belfort" pay-per-view (PPV) event scheduled for this Saturday night (Sept. 22) at the Air Canada Centre in "Hogtown."

You know the drill by now.

In attendance was UFC Director of Canadian Operations Tom Wright along with light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, former division titleholder Vitor Belfort, flyweight fighters Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benavidez as well as middleweight contenders Brian Stann and Michael Bisping.

Prelude to a showdown.

In addition to the above staredown pic between "Bones" and "The Phenom," "The Count" went nose-to-nose with the "All American" while "Mighty Mouse" stared down "Joe B. Wan Kenobi."

See those pics, courtesy of Esther Lin for MMA Fighting, after the jump.

Michael Bisping vs. Brian Stann: 114_bisping_and_stann_medium

Joseph Benavidez vs. Demetrious Johnson: 116_benavidez_and_johnson_medium

If you missed any or all of today's UFC 152 press conference you can bring yourself up to speed in our live blog by clicking here.

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