Benson Henderson vs. Eddie Alvarez At UFC Fight Night 59

Former UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson and former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez are set to face off at UFC Fight Night 59.

The bout was first reported today and UFC officials confirmed the booking not long after.

The bout will co-headline the Jan. 18 event at Boston’s TD Garden. The main card will air live on FOX Sports 1 following prelims on FOX Sports 2 and UFC Fight Pass.

The decorated lightweights co-headline the Jan. 18 event at Boston’s TD Garden. The event’s main card, featuring a featherweight headliner between Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver, airs live on FOX Sports 1 following prelims on FOX Sports 2 and UFC Fight Pass.

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