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UFC On FOX: Henderson Vs. Melendez Fight Card, Coverage Saturday On MMA Convert

The UFC will feature another stacked event on “free television” Saturday, as UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Melendez takes place.

In the main event, Benson Henderson puts his UFC lightweight title on the line against Gilbert Melendez, who was the last man to hold the Strikeforce 155-pound title.

The card also boasts Frank Mir vs. Daniel Cormier, Josh Thomson vs. Nate Diaz, and Matt Brown vs. Jordan Mein.

Recently, T.J. Dillashaw and Hugo Viana were promoted to the FX-televised prelims, replacing a bout between Jon Tuck and Norman Parke that was scratched.

Fights begin at 4 p.m. ET on Facebook, shifting over to FX at 5 p.m. ET. The FOX main card starts at 8 p.m. ET.

MMAConvert will have coverage of the fights and complete results. Below is the current lineup:

MAIN CARD (FOX)

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

PRELIMINARY CARD (FX)

Featherweight: Chad Mendes vs. Darren Elkins

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

PRELIMINARY CARD (FACEBOOK)

Lightweight: Anthony Njokuani vs. Roger Bowling

Middleweight: Clifford Starks vs. Yoel Romero

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