Power Rankings: Light Heavyweight

Updated: October 2, 2012, 11:25 AM ET
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With the debacle of UFC 151 casting a big shadow over Jon Jones, he arrived in Toronto with plenty of scrutiny. So what did the light heavyweight champion do? He took it out on Vitor Belfort, the "old lion" who volunteered to challenge Jones when nobody else would. It wasn't without a scare, as Jones was locked into an armbar in the first round that came close to ending things ... but the other 15-and-a-half minutes of action were dominated by "Bones," who dropped mean elbows from Belfort's guard and used a side kick to Belfort's legs when standing to keep the distance. In other words, Jones was Jones, and depending on how long he's going to be shelved with his arm injury, the question becomes who's next -- Dan Henderson or Lyoto Machida?