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UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz Set To Go Down In Seattle On Dec. 8 | UFC NEWS


The December UFC on FOX 5 event announced last week, which is set to feature a lightweight title fight between champion Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz, now has a confirmed venue. The December 8 televised event will take place December 8 at Seattle’s Key Arena.

The news was first reported on FUEL TV’s UFC Tonight.

Henderson vs. Diaz to Headline UFC on FOX event in December updated August 15

December 8th’s UFC on FOX event is shaping up to possibly be the best yet, as a lightweight championship bout between Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz headlines, supported by a light heavyweight showdown between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Alexander Gustafsson, and the rescheduled welterweight bout between BJ Penn and Rory MacDonald.

More details on this event, including site, ticket on-sale date, and the fourth FOX televised bout, will be announced shortly.

15 Comments to UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz Set To Go Down In Seattle On Dec. 8 | UFC NEWS

  1. FatherDessi says:

    Finally B.J. is fighting in my hometown! 20 min from my house! So pumped… Don’t care how much I gotta pay I’m going to be there. So sick! I wish the community page wasn’t shut down… I’d like to hear who’s going to see this live from bjpenn.com and meet up with people. WAR Penn!!!

  2. FatherDessi says:

    Finally B.J. is fighting in my hometown! 20 min from my house! So pumped… Don’t care how much I gotta pay I’m going to be there. So sick! I wish the community page wasn’t shut down… I’d like to hear who’s going to see this live from bjpenn.com and meet up with people. WAR Penn!!!

  3. blewjob says:

    Will this site be offering a package deal for air and event tickets?

  4. Scotty says:

    Pissed that this takes place in Seattle and I will most likely be all the way on the east coast in December! Still might have to look into Plane tickets and Hotels for this event..

  5. duncan says:

    finally, that last event in seattle was bs. dont care what i gotta do I’m going to this.

  6. Hydro says:

    yes BJ and Benson coming to my hometown, 206!!!! Benson will have the home field advantage, wow this is going to be dope, the last ufc in seattle made the record for most fight night gate attendance ever, this one is going to beat that by far, seattle has some serious fight fanatics and fighters, war penn and benson. 206 206 206

  7. ctyn says:

    I’ll be flying up from SF so long as I can get tickets!! so stoked.

  8. Sasquatch says:

    SWEET!!!… I’ll be there for sure!

  9. chris says:

    So is the testing still a go?

  10. joe says:

    3 fights that could support weak ass pay per views …. Hope u make enuf off these fox shows to make up for ure great decrease in ppv buys . Who is going to buy silva vs. Bonnar? Bunch of dummies.

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