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Ben Henderson vs. Clay Guida Added to UFC on FOX Debut Event

A lightweight scrap featuring a pair of the division's top-rated competitors has been added to the card of November 12's UFC on FOX premiere.

The tilt will feature Ben Henderson taking on Clay Guida. The bout, first reported by Yahoo! Sports's Kevin Iole, has been confirmed to MMA Fighting by sources with knowledge of the situation, though not yet officially announced by the UFC.

Henderson has won both of his starts since moving over from the WEC, where he was at one time the organization's lightweight champion. His consecutive defeats of Mark Bocek and more recently Jim Miller have come in decisive fashion, rocketing Henderson up the divisional rankings.

A winner of 12 of his last 13 fights, Henderson stands at 14-2 overall.

Guida rallied from two straight losses in 2009 to post four straight wins, most recently derailing Anthony Pettis from a possible title shot in a unanimous decision victory. He also holds wins over Takanori Gomi, Shannon Gugerty and Rafael dos Anjos during that stretch. Guida is 29-8 overall.

UFC on FOX takes place on Nov. 12 from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California and will feature a main event of heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos. However, that one-hour scheduled broadcast is for now guaranteeing only Velasquez-dos Santos airtime.

While Henderson vs. Guida is likely to be the co-main event, the fight has not yet been guaranteed a live television airing, according to sources with knowledge of the information, although given its importance, the UFC is likely to find airtime for it somehow.

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