UFC 151 canceled after Henderson's withdrawal, champ Jones' refusal to fight Sonnen

With Dan Henderson (29-8 MMA, 6-2 UFC) injured, the UFC has canceled next week's UFC 151 event. 

Henderson was scheduled to fight UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones (16-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) in the headliner of the top-heavy pay-per-view card. 

According to UFC president Dana White, recent middleweight title challenger Chael Sonnen (28-12-1 MMA, 6-5 UFC) offered to take the bout, but Jones told him he wouldn't fight him on eight days' notice. That drew White's rage, as evident on today's media call. 

UFC 151 was slated to take place next Saturday, Sept. 1, at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. It's not clear what will happen to the card's other 10 matchups.

According to White, Jones now will fight Lyoto Machida (18-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC) in the headliner of UFC 152, which take place Sept. 22 at Toronto's Air Canada Centre.

According to White, Henderson, who was competing for the first time since a Fight of the Year win over Mauricio "Shogun" Rua in November, suffered a partial MCL tear. White isn't sure of a time table for the fighter's return.

"He tried to train and tried to continue to work out," White said of Henderson's knee injury. "He saw doctors, and there was nothing we could do to save that fight."

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