UFC 93 will be the promotion's first card of 2009 and is two weeks before the UFC 94 "St-Pierre vs. Penn 2" pay-per-view.
Former middleweight champions Dan Henderson and Rich Franklin will serve as headliners in a light-heavyweight contest.
PRIDE GP 2000 winner Mark Coleman makes his return to the UFC in a rematch against 2005 PRIDE GP winner Mauricio "Shogun" Rua.
UFC 93 "Franklin vs. Henderson" fight card:
- Dan Henderson vs. Rich Franklin
- Mark Coleman vs. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua
- Alan Belcher vs. Denis Kang
- Marcus Davis vs. Chris Lytle
- Jeremy Horn vs. Rousimar Palhares
- Antonio Mendes vs. Andre Gusmao
- Tomasz Drwal vs. Ivan Serati
- Tom Egan vs. John Hathaway
- Dennis Siver vs. Nate Mohr