UFC on FOX 5 main card set and tickets go on sale October 5th

The UFC will be returning to Seattle on December 8th for UFC on FOX 5 and the organization has announced that tickets will go on sale October 5th.


The main card on FOX will begin at 8 p.m. ET and will feature four fights with the main event being Benson Henderson defending the UFC lightweight title against Nate Diaz.

“The fans in Seattle are amazing and I love holding events there,” UFC President Dana White said. “Well on Dec. 8, we are bringing them an absolutely stacked card!”

Along with the title fight, the main card will see Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Alexander Gustafsson, BJ Penn vs. Rory MacDonald and Mike Swick vs Matt Brown.

“Not only do we have the UFC lightweight title fight between Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz, but also Shogun vs. Gustafsson, BJ Penn vs. Rory MacDonald, and Mike Swick vs. Matt Brown,” White said. “This is an incredible card for the fans in Seattle!”

Tickets for this fight card go on sale to the public October 5th at 10 a.m. PT and UFC Figh Club members can purchase tickets on October 1st via UFCFightClub.com. Ticket prices range from $300 to $50 and will be available at the KeyArena Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, by phone 800-745-3000 or online at Ticketmaster.com.

The full UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz card is below:

Main Card: (FOX – 8 p.m. ET)
Benson Henderson (Champ) vs. Nate Diaz – Lightweight Title
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Alexander Gustafsson
BJ Penn vs. Rory MacDonald
Mike Swick vs. Matt Brown

Preliminary Card: (FUEL TV – 5 p.m. ET)
Brendan Schaub vs. Lavar Johnson
Dennis Siver vs. Eddie Yagin
Mike Chiesa vs. Rafaello Oliveira
John Albert vs. Scott Jorgensen
Ramsey Nijem vs. Joe Proctor
Daron Cruickshank vs. Henry Martinez
Tim Means vs. Abel Trujillo