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Benavidez, Makovsky Set For UFC 196

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Flyweights Joseph Benavidez and Zach Makovsky have been added to UFC 196, officials announced recently.

Set for February 6 from Las Vegas, the card features a main event between heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez.

Benavidez (23-4) has won 10 of 12 Octagon fights, losing only to division champion Demetrious Johnson. Makovsky (19-6), a former Belaltor titleholder, is 3-2 over his UFC career.

Below is the current lineup:

UFC Heavyweight Championship
Fabricio Werdum (c) vs. Cain Velasquez

Welterweight: Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen Thompson

Heavyweight: Roy Nelson vs. Jared Rosholt

Lightweight: Josh Burkman vs. KJ Noons

Welterweight: Mike Pyle vs. Sean Spencer

Light Heavyweight: Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante vs. Ovince Saint Preux

Featherweight: Artem Lobov vs. Alex White

Light Heavyweight: Misha Cirkunov vs. Alex Nicholson

Flyweight: Joseph Benavidez vs. Zach Makovsky


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