Henderson set to defend lightweight title versus Grant at UFC 164


TJ Grant earned the number one contendership in the light weight division by convincingly defeating Gray Maynard last month. Today we learn exactly when and where Grant will receive his title shot against Champion Benson Henderson:

UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson puts his belt on the line against TJ Grant in the UFC 164 main event on Aug. 31 in Milwaukee.

The bout was announced during Tuesday night’s edition of UFC Tonight.

Henderson (19-2) lost his final WEC bout before entering the Octagon, but has done nothing but win since making the jump to the UFC.

He has currently won seven consecutive fights, including four title bouts.

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Willy the Coyote site profile image  

6/11/13 6:08 AM by Willy the Coyote

^ That. Sonnen vs Shogun isn't a main event for "the best free card ever"

CRMartin11 site profile image  

6/11/13 5:47 AM by CRMartin11

This. Plus Fuck Sonnen vs Shogun for a main event

Chris27 site profile image  

6/4/13 10:43 PM by Chris27

This should have been the main event for FS1 debut, this fight wont sell shit on PPV, sorry Bendo.

MMAhaiku site profile image  

6/4/13 10:28 PM by MMAhaiku


ku3mm3t site profile image  

6/4/13 10:28 PM by ku3mm3t

It's Shogun vs Chael

Augustus Caesar site profile image  

6/4/13 10:27 PM by Augustus Caesar

Thanks for the heads up, I wonder what the FOX sports 1 #1 main event will be?

da Vinci 81 site profile image  

6/4/13 10:26 PM by da Vinci 81

Guess that means GSP will be headlining in toronto again. I was hoping they'd switch it up and give Grant a shot at the belt there.

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6/4/13 10:23 PM by austinblair

Keep the news coming man, good stuff!