UFC 140 weigh-in: Jon Jones may need to get used to the villain role

Steve Cofield

What's gone wrong with the relationship between Jon Jones and some MMA fans? The brightest young star in the sport is starting collect a sizable group of haters. The fans in Toronto at today's UFC 140 weigh-in greeted Jones with lots of booing.

Jones easily made weight at 205 pounds and was respectful during the staredown with Lyoto Machida (204), but he heard from the Canadians. We weren't sure why the fans in Toronto booed Jones, so we asked for feedback on Twitter.

That's a small sample, are Cagewriter readers on board with this growing anti-Jones sentiment?

Only Dennis Hallman had major issues with his weight. It's almost shocking considering the bad press he got from the blue Speedo he wore at UFC . Hallman wasn't even close to lightweight at 158.5 and failed to get down to the allowable 156. He was fined 20 percent of his purse.

UFC 140 weigh-in (Courtesy MMAjunkie)

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view)
Jon Jones (205) vs. Lyoto Machida (204)
Frank Mir (260) vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (239){ysp:more}
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (204.5) vs. Tito Ortiz (206)
Brian Ebersole (170.5) vs. Claude Patrick (171)
Mark Hominick (145) vs. Chan Sung Jung (145.5)

Igor Pokrajac (205) vs. Krzysztof Soszynski (206)
Jared Hamman (185) vs. Constantinos Philippou (185)
Dennis Hallman (158.5)* vs. John Makdessi (155.5)
Yves Jabouin (136) vs. Walel Watson (135.5)

Mark Bocek (156) vs. Nik Lentz (156)
Rich Attonito (170.5) vs. Jake Hecht (170.5)
John Cholish (156) vs. Mitch Clarke (154.5)

You can watch UFC 140 right here on Yahoo! Sports