Originally Posted by kevint13
I think this is really what should have happened. Machida is the #1 contender and his request for that date is not unreasonable. I am guessing Jones or the UFC were set on Jones fighting in Toronto and there was no negotiating. Instead we get Jones/Belfort where Belfort gets a title shot while not fighting in that division and with many wasn't even in talks to fight for the title at MW anytime soon. The situation doesn't make a whole lot of sense....but this fight does interest me.
Do fighters normally have a say so on when and where they fight?