Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 11/19/12
Now that UFC 154 is officially a thing of the past, it’s time for the Octagon to focus on their next show. “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz” takes place December 8th inside Key Arena in Seattle, Washington. Lightweight champ Benson Henderson defends his crown against Nate Diaz in the show’s featured attraction. Former light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, who just starred in the UFC’s most recent show on FOX, meets up-and-comer Alexander Gustafsson in the night’s co-main event. BJ Penn will make his anticipated return to action against Rory MacDonald in the card’s third-to-last contest. Welterweights Mike Swick and Matt Brown round out the main card. FOX broadcasts the four featured fights live beginning at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Please click the media player below to watch the promo: Here is the show’s roster: Preliminary Card: (Facebook) Tim Means vs. Abel Trujillo Michael Chiesa vs. Marcus LeVesseur Scott Jorgensen vs. John Albert (FX 5PM ET/2PM PT) Daron Cruickshank vs. Henry Martinez Bryan Caraway vs. Mike Easton John Cholish vs. Yves Edwards Dennis Siver vs. Nam Phan Joe Proctor vs. Ramsey Nijem Lavar Johnson vs. Brendan Schaub Main Card: (FOX 8PM ET/5PM PT) Matt Brown vs. Mike Swick BJ Penn vs. Rory MacDonald Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Alexander Gustafsson Nate Diaz vs. Benson Henderson (UFC lightweight champion)
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