Henderson set to defend lightweight title versus Grant at UFC 164

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

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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