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Lesnar vs. Overeem
Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem will face off for the right to face Junior dos Santos for the UFC heavyweight championship.
Diaz vs. Cerrone
Donald Cerrone will look to continue his six-fight winning streak against Nate Diaz, who has dominated the lightweight division.
Fitch vs. Hendricks
Jon Fitch returns to the Octagon in his first fight since February, facing off against fellow former collegiate wrestler Johny Hendricks.
Gustafsson vs. Matyushenko
Alexander Gustafsson is on a three-match win streak, while Vladimir Matyushenko is 5-1 in his past six bouts, his one loss to champion Jon Jones.
Assuncao vs. Pearson
Junior Assuncao wants to keep his seven-match win streak going, while Ross Pearson tries to come back from an August loss to Edson Barboza.
Jon Jones and Quinton Jackson are set to square off at UFC 135, and their matchup promises to be exciting in the most devastating way possible. Both men are formidable strikers, with Jones in the process of establishing his reputation as a man whose elbows could knock down trees. Jackson didn't acquire the nickname "Rampage" by accident -- a cursory viewing of his signature body slam is enough to cause one's knees to tremble. Are they evenly matched, or will one of the other fights be more close-fought?
Which will be the best fight?
Jon Jones and Quinton Jackson could put on a show, but on a card that includes Mark Hunt, Josh Koschek and Matt Hughes, Jones-Jackson could play second fiddle to a great early fight.