On Thursday, Dec. 6, the UFC will hold a pre-fight press conference for its upcoming UFC on Fox 5 event which takes place from the Key Arena in Seattle on Dec. 8.

The press conference will feature UFC President Dana White as well as lightweight champion Benson Henderson, who will defend his belt against former Ultimate Fighter winner Nate Diaz in the main event.

In addition to the 155-pound main event, the Fox-televised main card also features former light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua taking on rising contender Alexander Gustafsson, former multi-division champ B.J. Penn returns to face Rory MacDonald and welterweight Mike Swick and Matt Brown go to battle.

The event will feature a total of 11 bouts. A three-hour, six-fight showcase will air on FX, while a single bout will stream via the promotion’s YouTube page.

Saturday’s main card will air live on Fox starting at 8 p.m. ET. The preliminary card will be split between an 5 p.m. ET FX broadcast and a YouTube stream beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET.

The press conference will begin at 3 p.m. ET. A full stream of the action will appear below.

The UFC on Fox 5 card:

Main Card
Benson Henderson vs. Nate Diaz – for lightweight title
Alexander Gustafsson vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua
Rory MacDonald vs. B.J. Penn
Matt Brown vs. Mike Swick
Preliminary Card
Yves Edwards vs. Jeremy Stephens
Raphael Assuncao vs. Mike Easton
Ramsey Nijem vs. Joe Proctor
Daron Cruickshank vs. Henry Martinez
Tim Means vs. Abel Trujillo
Nam Phan vs. Dennis Siver
John Albert vs. Scott Jorgensen

Photo: Benson Henderson (Sherdog)

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