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UFC on FOX 5 Official With 13 Scheduled Bouts | UFC NEWS


UFC officials have tied down December’s UFC on FOX 5 card with 13 fights.

UFC on FOX 5 is set to take place at Seattle’s KeyArena on December 8. In the main event UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will defend his title against Nate Diaz. BJ Penn also makes his return from retirement on the evening’s main card against the fast rising Rory MacDonald.

The Full UFC on FOX 5 card is as follows:

MAIN CARD: (FOX, 8 p.m. ET)
Champ Benson Henderson vs. Nate Diaz (for lightweight title)
Alexander Gustafsson vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua
Rory MacDonald vs. B.J. Penn
Matt Brown vs. Mike Swick

PRELIMINARY CARD:
Lavar Johnson vs. Brendan Schaub
Mike Chiesa vs. Marcus LeVesseur
Dennis Siver vs. Eddie Yagin
T.J. Dillashaw vs. Mike Easton
Ramsey Nijem vs. Joe Proctor
Daron Cruickshank vs. Henry Martinez
John Albert vs. Scott Jorgensen
Tim Means vs. Abel Trujillo
John Cholish vs. Yves Edwards

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