UFC Fight Night 49 video: FOX Sports 1 analysts preview 'Henderson vs. Dos Anjos' on Aug. 23 in Tulsa


Not long after one talented wrestler mugged and slugged his way to a decision win, a former lightweight champion will attempt to do likewise against a dangerous division contender.

Doubleheader!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back on FOX Sports 1 this weekend (Sat., Aug, 23, 2014), just a few hours after it ties a ribbon around its exploits in Macau, China (featuring these guys), with a lightweight main event that pits Ben Henderson against Rafael dos Anjos.

"Smooth" wants his title back, while the Brazilian is hoping to get his first crack at the crown.

As for the rest of the card? Well, nothing stands out as "must see," but we do have a couple of recognizable names scattered across the card, which airs on FOX Sports 1, with "Prelims" on FOX Sports 2 and the promotion's new "Fight Pass" digital network.

Here is the finalized UFC Fight Night 49 fight card and line up:

FOX Sports 1 Main Event:

155 lbs.: Ben Henderson vs. Raphael dos Anjos

FOX Sports 1 Main Card (10 p.m. ET):

170 lbs.: Mike Pyle vs. Jordan Mein
185 lbs.: Thales Leites vs. Francis Carmont
145 lbs.: Mirsad Bektic vs. Max Holloway
155 lbs.: Walmir Lazaro vs. James Vick
145 lbs.: Tom Niinimaki vs. Chas Skelly

FOX Sports 2 Prelims (8 p.m. ET):

170 lbs.: Alex Garcia vs. Neil Magny
125 lbs.: Joby Sanchez vs. Wilson Reis
155 lbs.: Beneil Dariush vs. Tony Martin
135 lbs.: Matt Hobar vs. Aaron Phillips

Fight Pass Prelims (7:30 p.m. ET):

185 lbs.: Chris Heatherly vs. Ben Saunders

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