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“UFC On FOX: Henderson Vs. Melendez” Changed To Three Hours Of FX Prelims

UFC officials have moved to three hours of FX-televised prelims, as six bouts will take place at UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Melendez. The event takes place April 20 from San Jose.

The main event features UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson taking on Gilbert Melendez, who held the Strikeforce title before the promotion folded.

Chad Mendes, Lorenz Larkin, Joseph Benavidez and Jorge Masvidal will all be part of the FX prelims, which begin at 5 p.m. ET. The Facebook prelims will begin at 3:35 p.m. ET.

Below is the current fight card lineup:


UFC Lightweight Championship
Benson Henderson (c) vs. Gilbert Melendez

Heavyweight: Frank Mir vs. Daniel Cormier

Lightweight: Nate Diaz vs. Josh Thomson

Welterweight: Jordan Mein vs. Matt Brown


Featherweight: Chad Mendes vs. Darren Elkins

Lightweight: Norman Parke vs. Jon Tuck

Middleweight: Lorenz Larkin vs. Francis Carmont

Lightweight: Myles Jury vs. Ramsey Nijem

Flyweight: Joseph Benavidez vs. Darren Uyenoyama

Lightweight: Jorge Masvidal vs. Tim Means


Bantamweight: T.J. Dillashaw vs. Hugo Viana

Lightweight: Anthony Njokuani vs. Roger Bowling

Middleweight: Clifford Starks vs. Yoel Romero