UFC News: UFC 140 Today, Fight Day, Top Fighter Fired And More

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UFC News: UFC 140 Today, Fight Day, Top Fighter Fired And More
-- UFC 140 takes place tonight from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario. The card is headlined by a UFC light heavyweight championship bout between reigning champ Jon Jones and former champion Lyoto Machida. As always, FightLine.com will be providing live free coverage of the event, you can check out their free coverage by clicking here.

-- The UFC fired Miguel Torres on Thursday for posting an offensive joke on Twitter. The former WEC Champion had tweeted, "If a rape van was called a surprise van, more women wouldn't mind going for rides in them. Everyone likes surprises." Torres later removed the comment, which he claimed was a quote from the television show It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, but the damage had already been done. UFC President Dana White made the decision to cut Torres a few hours later.

-- The UFC's only official pre-fight show returns when Fight Day comes to you live from the Air Canada Centre, the host of tonight's event. Hosts Dave Farra and Megan Olivi will guide you through the latest news of the week. Top UFC lightweight contender Ben Henderson joins the show to discuss his February title fight against Frankie Edgar, and top MMA journalists from around the world join the show to help break down the entire event. You can check the show out on our home page at 5 PM ET.

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