UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will defend his title against Nate Diaz this December, according to a report by USA Today.

Henderson and Diaz will headline UFC on Fox 5, which goes down December 8. The site for the card is currently unknown.

Henderson (17-2) successfully defended his belt earlier this month against Frankie Edgar, scoring a decision victory.

Diaz (16-7) has topped Donald Cerrone and Jim Miller to position himself as the No. 1 contender in the division.

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