UFC 164 to Feature Lightweight Champ Benson Henderson vs. TJ Grant
By FCF Staff
After recording a memorable stoppage win over Gray Maynard at UFC 160, TJ Grant has been assigned a bout with lightweight champ Benson Henderson on August 31st. The UFC 164 card will be hosted by Milwaukee’s Bradley Center.
Grant’s (21-5) win over Maynard was the former welterweight’s fifth straight, and followed victories over Shane Roller, Carlo Prater, Evan Dunham and Matt Wiman.
Henderson (19-2) is coming off a tightly contested split decision over Gilbert Melendez in April, which was the former WEC champ’s seventh straight win with the UFC.
Other bouts that are scheduled for UFC 164 include heavyweight Josh Barnett vs. Frank Mir, Chad Mendes vs. Clay Guida, and Brandon Vera vs. Ben Rothwell.