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Report: Machida-Henderson, Swanson-Dias and Correia-Pennington slated for UFC on FOX 19

UFC on FOX 19 is slated to take place on April 16 and three new fights have been reportedly booked for the event with the fights being Lyoto Machida vs. Dan Henderson, Cub Swanson vs. Hacran Dias and Bethe Correia vs. Raquel Pennington.

The fight bookings were reported by Combate on Friday.

UFC on FOX 19 is expected to take place in Tampa, Florida on April 16 and is slated to be headlined by a lightweight bout between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Machida (22-7) already holds a win over Henderson and he will be looking to snap a two fight losing streak at this event. Henderson (31-14) is coming off a lost against Vitor Belfort in November and he has gone 1-2 since returning to middleweight.

Swanson (21-7) has dropped back to back fights after being on a six fight winning streak and his most recent defeat came in April of last year against Max Holloway. Dias (23-3-1) is coming off a split decision win against Levan Makashvili and he has won his last two fights.

Correia (9-1) made her UFC debut in 2013 and she enters this fight following a knockout lost against former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Pennington (6-5) is coming off a win against Jessica Andrade and she has alternated wins and losses in her five UFC fights.

The current UFC on FOX 19 fight card is below.

Tony Ferguson (20-3) vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov (22-0)
Rashad Evans (19-4, 1NC) vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (23-10)
Beneil Dariush (12-1) vs. Michael Chiesa (13-2)
Lyoto Machida (22-7) vs. Dan Henderson (31-14)
Cub Swanson (21-7) vs. Hacran Dias (23-3-1)
Bethe Correia (9-1) vs. Raquel Pennington (6-5)