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Benson Henderson-Rafael Dos Anjos To Meet In Oklahoma At UFC Fight Night 49

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Recent winners will meet in the main event of UFC Fight Night 49, as Benson Henderson collides with Rafael dos Anjos.

Set for Tulsa, Oklahoma on August 23, the card will take place from inside the BOK Center. Henderson-RDA will serve as the main event.

Henderson (21-3), a former UFC lightweight champion, is coming off a submission victory over Rustam Khabilov. Instead of saying he wanted to wait on the sidelines for a potential title shot, “Smooth” made it clear he would be ready to return to action soon.

Dos Anjos (21-7) got himself back on track on the same card, earning a TKO victory over Jason High. He is 10-5 in his Octagon career.

Below is a list of fights announced to date:

Lightweight: Benson Henderson vs. Rafael dos Anjos

Flyweight: Wilson Reis vs. Tim Elliott

Welterweight: Thiago Alves vs. Jordan Mein

Featherweight: Tom Niinimaki vs. Chas Skelly