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Lightweight – January 2012

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January 7, 2012

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Frankie “The Answer” Edgar
Record: 14-1-1
Last fight: Defeated Gray Maynard at UFC 136 in October, 2011 via 4th Round KO.
Next fight: Defending UFC Lightweight title against Benson Henderson at UFC 144 on February 26, 2012.

2

Benson “Smooth” Henderson
Record: 15-2
Last fight: Defeated Clay Guida via Unanimous Decision at UFC on FOX 1 in November, 2011.
Next fight: Fighting Frankie Edgar for the UFC Lightweight Championship on February 26, 2012 at UFC 144 in Japan.

3

Gilbert “El NiƱo” Melendez
Record: 20-2
Last fight: Defeated Jorge Masvidal via Unanimous Decision at Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal in December, 2011.
Next fight: TBD

4

Gray “The Bully” Maynard
Record: 10-1-1 (1)
Last fight: Lost to UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar at UFC 136 in October, 2011 via 4th Round KO.
Next fight: TBD

5

Shinya Aoki
Record: 30-5 (1)
Last fight: Defended the DREAM Lightweight Championship against Satoru Kitaoka via Unanimous Decision in December, 2011.
Next fight: TBD

6a

Clay “The Carpenter” Guida
Record: 29-12
Last fight: Lost Unanimous Decision to Benson Henderson at UFC on FOX 1 in November, 2011.
Next fight: TBD

6b

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis
Record: 14-2
Last fight: Defeated Jeremy Stephens via Split Decision at UFC 136 in October, 2011.
Next fight: Fighting Joe Lauzon at UFC 144 on February 26, 2012 in Japan.

8

Nate Diaz
Record: 15-7
Last fight: Defeated Donald Cerrone via Unanimous Decision at UFC 141 in December, 2011.
Next fight: TBD

9

Jim Miller
Record: 20-3
Last fight: Lost Unanimous Decision to Benson Henderson at UFC Live: Hardy vs. Lytle in August, 2011.
Next fight: Fighting Melvin Guillard on January 20, 2012 at UFC Fight Night 26 in Nashville, Tennessee.

10

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone
Record: 17-4 (1)
Last fight: Lost Unanimous Decision to Nate Diaz at UFC 141 in December, 2011.
Next fight: TBD

Up Next: Featherweight

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