UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz Official Event Poster

Written by Tom Ngo
October 3rd, 2012

UFC Poster FOX 5 Henderson Diaz Rua Gustafsson Penn MacDonald

The Octagon’s fifth primetime show comes with arguably the most aesthetically appealing FOX billboard to date. It’s fitting because a card this star-studded needs a spectacular poster to keep pace. 

“UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz” takes place December 8th inside Key Arena in Seattle, Washington.

Lightweight champ Benson Henderson defends his crown against Nate Diaz in the show’s featured attraction.

Former light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, who just starred in the UFC’s most recent show on FOX, meets up-and-comer Alexander Gustafsson in the night’s co-main event.

BJ Penn will make his anticipated return to action against Rory MacDonald in the card’s third-to-last contest. Welterweights Mike Swick and Matt Brown round out the main card.

FOX broadcasts the four featured fights live beginning at 8PM ET/5PM PT.

Here is the show’s official agenda:

Preliminary Card:


Tim Means vs. Abel Trujillo

Daron Cruickshank vs. Henry Martinez

Scott Jorgensen vs. John Albert

Michael Chiesa vs. Rafaello Oliveira

Joe Proctor vs. Ramsey Nijem

Dennis Siver and Eddie Yagin

Lavar Johnson vs. Brendan Schaub

Main Card:


Matt Brown vs. Mike Swick

BJ Penn vs. Rory MacDonald

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Alexander Gustafsson

Nate Diaz vs. Benson Henderson (UFC lightweight champion)

Don’t forget to follow @5thRound on Twitter, Facebook and Google+!