Josh Thomson was scheduled for a light weight title fight at the UFC on FOX 9, but an injury to champion Anthony Pettis put that title shot on hold. Last week it was revealed Pettis could be out for up to six months, but Thomson has decided to not wait out a title shot, instead opting for a UFC on FOX 10 main event slot versus Benson Henderson:
Benson Henderson will headline another UFC on FOX event.
The former UFC lightweight champion will square off against Josh Thomson in the main event of UFC on FOX 10 at the United Center on Jan. 25, according to UFC president Dana White at the UFC 167 post-fight press conference.
It will be a five-round lightweight fight.
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