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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is going to be locked inside the Octagon with the hardest puncher at 205 pounds, Anthony Johnson, in the main event of the UFC 187 pay-per-view (PPV) extravaganza on May 23, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
"[Johnson] has much more striking power than I do. That's pretty obvious. I haven't knocked out anything. Rampage said I can't bust a grape, and I think that is true. I have a great staff of people around me, really smart coaches. We're not naïve to our strengths and our weaknesses. We'll come up with an appropriate strategy to be successful."
Smart coaches, idiotic entourage.
Jones may not have one-punch knockout power, but he doesn't need it. As Quinton "Rampage" Jackson found out at UFC 135, "Bones" has enough tools in his toolbox to win the fight anywhere it goes and currently holds the record for most successive title defenses.
But records -- like grapes -- were made to be broken.
Whether or not "Rumble" is the fighter to do it remains to be seen, but based on what we saw earlier this year in Sweden, Johnson isn't just busting grapes, he's destroying the entire vineyard.
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