Benson Henderson vs. Rafael dos Anjos to Headline UFC Fight Night Tulsa

Benson Henderson UFC 150 w_3529-478x270A lightweight match between Benson Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos has been booked for UFC Fight Night in Tulsa, Oklahoma, officials announced on Tuesday evening.

The 155-pound affair will be the featured bout of the developing card, which is scheduled to take place Aug. 23 in the city’s BOK Center, according to a report from Tulsa World.

Henderson (21-3) is on a two-fight winning streak since losing the UFC lightweight title to Anthony Pettis in August 2013. Most recently, “Bendo” finished Rustam Khabilov with a rear-naked choke in the headlining bout at UFC Fight Night Albuquerque.

Dos Anjos (21-7) has won six out of his last seven since 2012. In his last outing, dos Anjos finished Jason High in the second round on the same card Henderson won his last bout.

More fights for the UFC Fight Night Tulsa card are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

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