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Ben Henderson vs. Rafael dos Anjos headlines UFC Fight Night in Tulsa

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Ben Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos scored impressive finishes at UFC Fight Night 42, and they are now scheduled to battle in a five-round fight.

The UFC announced on Wednesday that former UFC lightweight champion Henderson and top contender dos Anjos will headline the UFC Fight Night card in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Aug. 23.

Henderson (21-3) finished an opponent for the first time under the UFC banner when he tapped Rustam Khabilov in the fourth round of the UFN 42 main event in Albuquerque, N.M. Henderson, a former WEC and UFC lightweight champion, has won 19 of his last 21 fights.

dos Anjos (21-7) had his five-fight win streak snapped against Khabib Nurmagomedov in April, but bounced back in the win column with a second-round TKO victory over Jason High at UFN 42. In his previous win streak, the Brazilian defeated the likes of Donald Cerrone and Evan Dunham.

Set to take place at the BOK Center in Tulsa, the Fight Night card also features a welterweight clash between Thiago Alves and Jordan Mein, Wilson Reis’ flyweight debut against Tim Elliott and a featherweight bout between Tom Niinimaki vs. Chas Skelly.

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