Full Fight Card Confirmed for UFC on FOX 5

November 28, 2012 | Jonathan Keane

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Get ready for the UFC on FOX 5 broadcast trifecta. FOX will air the main show after FX and Facebook team up to broadcast the prelim-card. UFC on FOX 5 will air at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, with a stacked card at the KeyArena in Seattle. As if the main card isn't exciting enough—with a Lightweight Championship fight between reigning champ Benson Henderson and challenger Nate Diaz topping the bill—we'll watch the highly anticipated clash between Alexander Gustafsson and Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua. Facebook and FOX will broadcast a stacked prelim-card, for a jammed packed day for any fight fan.

FOX will feature the following fights: 

  • Benson Henderson (c) vs. Nate Diaz
  • Alexander Gustafsson vs. Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua
  • Rory MacDonald vs. BJ Penn
  • Matt Brown vs. Mike Swick

The FX pre-show will feature:

  • Lavar Johnson vs. Brendan Schaub
  • Mike Chiesa vs. Marcus LeVesseur
  • Joe Proctor vs. Ramsey Nijem
  • Yves Edwards vs. Jeremy Stephens
  • Raphael Assuncao vs. Mike Easton
  • Nam Phan vs. Dennis Siver

The Facebook pre-show will feature:

  • Daron Cruickshank vs. Henry Martinez
  • John Albert vs. Scott Jorgensen
  • Abel Trujillo vs. Tim Means
  • Nam Phan vs. Dennis Siver
  • Raphael Assuncao vs. Mike Easton
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