Found September 22, 2013 on The Flying Knee MMA:
UFC 165 featured what could arguably considered one of the greatest light-heavyweight title fight of all time. It was a 5-round battle of attrition and determination, ending in the defending champion walking out of the octagon with his title wrapped securely around his waist.  Neither Jones nor Gustafsson took part in the post-fight press conference as they were immediately sent to the hospital to determine the injuries they sustained. Now following the epic battle, it appears that MMA fans are calling for an immediate rematch between the two and even UFC President Dana White started the press conference by asking, “Who doesn’t want to see that rematch?”  While this does not likely imply that the decision has been taken, but it leads one to assume that this is an idea that the UFC is looking into. “We’ve got to wait a few weeks and see how this plays out to see what we want to do,” White stated at the presser. “We’ve got to see how these guys both feel. What’s wrong, if anything’s wron
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