Henderson vs. Cormier Official For UFC 173

Dan Henderson KO’d Mauricio “Shogun” Rua last month and is now officially set to fight undefeated top-five fighter Daniel Cormier. The matchup is officially set for UFC 173, UFC president Dana White said on a Wednesday afternoon episode of ESPN Sportscenter.

Last week White said the pairing had not yet been signed for UFC 173 or UFC 175, but never said what the hold up was.Either way the issue that remained outstanding has since been resolved.

The No. 5 ranked Cormier just recently made his divisional debut, knocking out Patrick Cummins at UFC 170 last February. UFC 173 takes place on May 24 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

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