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UFC on FOX 5 takes place on Saturday December 8th from Seattle’s KeyArena.
This is by far one of the most stacked cards of the year, featuring a lightweight title fight in the main event as Benson Henderson looks to defend his strap against Nate Diaz. Also on the FOX portion of the card will be Alexander Gustafsson vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, B.J. Penn vs. Rory MacDonald and Mike Swick vs. Matt Brown.
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The full UFC on FOX 5 fight card below.
Main Card (FOX at 5pm PT/8pm ET)
-Benson Henderson (17-2) vs. Nate Diaz (16-7)
-Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (21-6) vs. Alexander Gustafsson (14-1)
-Rory MacDonald (13-1) vs. BJ Penn (16-8-2)
-Mike Swick (15-4) vs. Matt Brown (15-11)
Preliminary Card (FX at 2pm PT/5pm ET)
-Michael Chiesa (8-0) vs. Marcus LeVesseur (22-6)
-Yves Edwards (41-18-1) vs. Jeremy Stephens (20-8)
-Raphael Assuncao (18-4) vs. Mike Easton (13-1)
-Ramsey Nijem (6-2) vs. Joe Proctor (8-1)
-Daron Cruikshank (11-...
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When one of the UFC's most recognizable, controversial and fiery fighters, Nate Diaz, steps into the Octagon Saturday night to fight Benson Henderson for Henderson's lightweight belt on UFC on FOX, he'll conjure plenty of images in fans' minds.
First is his thick-as-thieves relationship with his older brother, Nick, a UFC welterweight contender who'll soon come...
Next weekend, reigning UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson (Pictured) will enter the Octagon looking to collect his second straight title defense. Whether Bendo beats Nate Diaz in devastating fashion or posts a controversial decision like he has in his past two scraps, a win is a win and he just wants to keep the bling-bling.
“I’m just trying to get the W,” Henderson stated...
At the main event of UFC on FOX 5, Nate Diaz will try to bring the gold home to Stockton, California. He will face off against UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson in a five round battle in Seattle, Washington.
On Monday afternoon, Diaz’s trainer, Cesar Gracie took to Twitter to reveal who would be in his corner at UFC on FOX 5.
Cornering @NateDiaz209 will be @nickdiaz209...
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76" reach, Southpaw
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Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz (Pictured) have each taken different and distinctive paths towards Saturday’s championship showdown. Henderson had to prove his mettle in the WEC and bounce back from a devastating “Showtime Kick” via Anthony Pettis before he finally captured the UFC belt.
Bendo is now looking to notch his second consecutive UFC title defense.
It’s been a long and winding road, but Nate Diaz (Pictured) is just days away from finally entering a UFC championship fight. Unfortunately for Mr. 209, he’ll step inside the Octagon Saturday as a slight underdog against reigning lightweight king Benson Henderson.
Diaz has been pegged as a +130 dark horse against “Smooth.” Henderson, meanwhile, checks in as a -160 odds-on...
If you were confused about what time “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz Road to the Octagon” aired in your local market on Sunday, you probably weren’t the only one. No worries, because we’ve located to hour-long documentary to get you up to speed.
The show focused on Saturday’s three featured fights. First, take a look at up-and-comer Rory MacDonald as he prepares to battle...
The bad news: Michael Chiesa (Pictured) has been forced out of Saturday’s scrap against Marcus LeVesseur due to illness. The good news: the lightweight affair wasn’t one of “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz’s” four featured fights.
The contest was to mark Chiesa’s first since taking “The Ultimate Fighter 15″ tournament back in June.
No word on what exactly caused...
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“UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz” takes place Saturday inside Key Arena in Seattle. A light heavyweight affair between former champ Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (Pictured) and Alexander Gustafsson co-headlines the...
The UFC lightweight title is on the line this weekend at UFC on FOX 5, as Benson Henderson looks to defend his championship against the always dangerous Nate Diaz.
In anticipation of the title fight, the UFC has released a feature video on YouTube called, ’UFC on FOX 5: The Road to the Lightweight Title”.
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On Saturday December 8th UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson will put his championship on the line against number one contender Nate Diaz.
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After watching the injury bug wipe away a pair of preliminary fights at the last minute, the bout order for Saturday’s star-studded “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz” event has once again been finalized.
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It’s fight week, so you know what that means – it’s blog week for UFC president Dana White (Pictured).
In anticipation of Saturday’s “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz” extravaganza, White takes fans behind-the-scenes at the Octagon’s last card, shows what Ronda Rousey has been up to (literally) and gets predictions on this weekend’s scraps from “The Ultimate Fighter...
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The UFC debuted ”Road to the Octagon” on FOX ahead of next Saturday’s UFC on FOX 5 card.
The one-hour special followed the three big fighters, as they prepared for the FOX event on Saturday December 8 from Seattle’s KeyArena.
The show went in depth with lightweight champion Benson Henderson, Nate Diaz, “Shogun” Rua, Alexander Gustafsson, Rory MacDonald and B.J. Penn...