UFC on FOX 5: Henderson-Diaz title fight, Gustafsson-Rua, Penn-MacDonald

Posted: August 16, 2012 in Uncategorized

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(This story appeared in Wednesday’s edition of USA TODAY.) 

Ultimate Fighting Championship’s lightweight title will be defended on network television.

USA TODAY Sports and MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) confirmed with UFC officials that current lightweight champion Benson Henderson (17-2 MMA, 5-0 UFC) will face Nate Diaz (16-7, 11-5) at UFC on FOX 5, which takes place Dec. 8 at a host site to be announced.

A light-heavyweight matchup between former champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (21-6, 5-4) and Alexander Gustafsson (14-1, 6-1) serves as the night’s co-feature, and a B.J. Penn (16-8-2, 12-7-2) vs. Rory MacDonald (13-1, 4-1) fight also has been rebooked for the card.

A fourth main-card fight is expected to be added to the FOX broadcast in the coming weeks.

Henderson headlined this past weekend’s UFC 150 event and scored the first successful defense of his title with a split-decision victory over Frankie…

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