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'UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz' main card set, tickets on sale Oct. 5

The main card is set for December's UFC on FOX 5 event, which features a championship headliner between lightweight titleholder Benson Henderson (17-2 MMA, 5-0 UFC) and challenger Nate Diaz (16-7 MMA, 11-5 UFC).

The event takes place Dec. 8 at Seattle's KeyArena, and tickets go on sale Oct. 5.

UFC on FOX 5 is the final FOX-televised event of 2012, and the main card features four fights in all.

Also slated for the main card, which follows prelims on FUEL TV, are light heavyweights Mauricio "Shogun" Rua (21-6 MMA, 5-4 UFC) vs. Alexander Gustafsson (14-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC), welterweights B.J. Penn (16-8-2 MMA, 12-7-2 UFC) vs. Rory MacDonald (13-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC), and welterweights Mike Swick (15-4 MMA, 10-3 UFC) vs. Matt Brown (15-11 MMA, 8-5 UFC).

"The fans in Seattle are amazing, and I love holding events there," UFC President Dana White stated. "Well, on Dec. 8 we are bringing them an absolutely stacked card.

"Not only do we have the UFC lightweight title fight between Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz, but also 'Shogun' vs. Gustafsson, B.J. Penn vs. Rory MacDonald, and Mike Swick vs. Matt Brown. This is an incredible card for the fans in Seattle."

Tickets, which range from $50 to $300, go on sale to the general public on Oct. 5 at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT local time). However, UFC Fight Club members can purchase tickets on Oct. 3 at 1 p.m. ET, and e-newsletter subscribers can buy tickets on Oct. 4 at 1 p.m. ET.

The full UFC on FOX 4 card includes:

MAIN CARD (FOX, 8 p.m. ET)

Champ Benson Henderson vs. Nate Diaz (for lightweight title)
Alexander Gustafsson vs. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua
Rory MacDonald vs. B.J. Penn
Matt Brown vs. Mike Swick


Lavar Johnson vs. Brendan Schaub
Dennis Siver vs. Ediie Yagin
Mike Chiesa vs. Rafaello Oliveira
John Albert vs. Scott Jorgensen
Ramsey Nijem vs. Joe Proctor
Daron Cruickshank vs. Henry Martinez
Tim Means vs. Abel Trujillo

For more on UFC on FOX 5, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.
Well i hope Diaz gets his ass handed to him.
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