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Ex-WEC Champ Ben Henderson, Surging Jim Miller to Meet at UFC on Versus 5

Fresh off his first UFC win at UFC 129, Ben Henderson is wasting no time in continuing his forward momentum. The former WEC lightweight champion has already agreed to his next fight, and it will come against one of the the division's surging talents.

Henderson will face Jim Miller at UFC on Versus 5 on August 14, the UFC confirmed late on Tuesday night.

On April 30 at the landmark Toronto UFC 129 event, Henderson earned a unanimous decision win over submission specialist Mark Bocek in his first fight after losing the WEC title to Anthony Pettis in one of 2010's best fights. Henderson (13-2) rebounded in style with a strong performance.

Miller though, represents the most seasoned opponent he's yet to face in his career.

The New Jersey-based Miller has been one of the UFC's most consistent performers over the last few years. He's gone 9-1 since signing with the promotion in 2008, and is 20-2 overall while riding a seven-fight win streak. He has finished each of his last two opponents -- Charles Oliveira by kneebar submission, and Kamal Shalorus via TKO.

As first reported by MMA Fighting
back in February, UFC on Versus 5 will emanate from the Bradley Center in Milwaukee.

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