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Rather than moping around and feeling sorry for himself, Benson Henderson is jumping back in the saddle and replacing an injured Bobby Green for a lightweight tilt against Jorge Masvidal at UFC Fight Night 63. The breaking news was confirmed to Fox Sports' Damon Martin by UFC officials on Thursday. ESPN.com's Brett Okamoto spoke with Green's manager, Jason House, and is reporting Green had a torn quadriceps muscle. He is scheduled for surgery on Friday. Booze had nothing to do with the chorus of read news >>

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Ben Henderson may be upset about losing a close unanimous decision to Donald Cerrone earlier this month in Boston, Mass. (watch it), but it's not like he's home crying in his pillow. Instead, he's in the gym getting ready to fight Jorge Masvidal. "Gamebred" was shopping around for a new opponent when Bobby Green was felled by injury, according to FOX Sports, and "Smooth" was more than happy to oblige. They'll do the deed at the UFC Fight Night 63 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, recently made off read news >>

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Benson Henderson said he wanted to fight again as soon as possible upon dropping a narrow decision to Donald Cerrone this past Sunday in Boston. As of Thursday, "Smooth" got his wish. Henderson (21-5) will step in for the injured Bobby Green and face Jorge Masvidal in the co-main event of UFC FIght Night 63 on April 4. The news of the replacement came via Damon Martin of Fox Sports, and was later confirmed by the UFC. At UFC Fight Night 59, Henderson came up on the short end of a debatable decis read news >>

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Days after a somewhat controversial loss to Donald Cerrone, UFC lightweight Ben Henderson is off to Fairfax, VA to fight Jorge Masvidal. After his unanimous decision loss to Donald Cerrone last Sunday in Boston, former UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson told Joe Rogan that he'd be willing to fight anyone, anywhere, at any time. It's something we've seen frequently from his good friend Cerrone, and now Henderson is set to fight again this April. Fox Sports' Damon Martin reported earlier today read news >>

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With Bobby Green forced with withdraw from UFC Fight Night 63, Benson Henderson has agreed to step in and face Jorge Masvidal.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Lost in all the raucous at UFC Fight Night: Boston was an entertaining win by a veteran lightweight contender. The victory, over a heralded Irishman, adds another feather to the cap of this scrappy 155-pounder. I'm not talking about Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone but Brazil's Gleison Tibau. The 31-year-old behemoth of a lightweight utilized an efficient mixture of boxing and his trademark wrestling, to earn his 11th career decision—he's now third on the list for most UFC victories of All-Time with 16—i read news >>

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A pair of lightweight bouts have been added to UFC Fight Night “Mendes vs. Lamas”, as Bobby Green will face Jorge Masvidal and Michael Chiesa will take on Mitch Clarke on April 4. read news >>

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A pair of lightweight bouts have been added to UFC Fight Night “Mendes vs. Lamas”, as Bobby Green will face Jorge Masvidal and Michael Chiesa will take on Mitch Clarke on April 4. read news >>

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A trio of matchups have been added to next year’s newly announced UFC Fight Night 61 event.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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A back injury has forced lightweight contender Jorge Masvidal out of his UFC Fight Night 59 bout against Norman Parke. Veteran Gleison Tibau steps in as his replacement. read news >>

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An injury to Jorge Masvidal has forced the UFC to call up Gleison Tibau for a lightweight showdown with Norman Parke this January in Boston.Gleison Tibau vs. Norman Parke set for UFC Fight Night Boston following injury to Jorge Masvidal Having a quick look at the upcoming schedule, this appears to be the first UFC bout in 2015 already altered due to injury. Lightweight Jorge Masvidal has suffered an injury that has forced him out of a January 18th clash with Northern Ireland's Norman Parke. The read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has pulled a late switcheroo for its upcoming UFC Fight Night 59 fight card on FOX Sports 1, as Gleison Tibau steps in for the injured Jorge Masvidal (back) to battle Norman Parke inside the TD Garden in Boston, Mass., on Jan. 18, 2015. UFC announced the pairing on Thursday. Tibau (32-10) started his Octagon career over eight years ago and has a staggering 15 wins in 22 appearances. Unfortunately it hasn't done much for him in the soon-to-be-overhauled offici read news >>

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Lightweight Jorge Masvidal has been forced out of his fight against Norman Parke, and stepping in will be veteran Gleison Tibau at UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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The UFC's big card in Boston took a bit of a hit Wednesday. Jorge Masvidal had to pull out of his scheduled lightweight fight with Norman Parke at UFC Fight Night 59: McGregor vs. Siver on Jan. 18 due to a back injury, the UFC announced. In Masvidal's place will step his American Top Team training partner Gleison Tibau. Tibau (30-10), one of the most active and tenured fighters in the UFC, has won four of his last five bouts and is coming off a split decision victory over Piotr Hallmann in Septe read news >>

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