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Lightweight – May 2012

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Benson “Smooth” Henderson
Record: 16-2
Last fight: Defeated Frankie Edgar to win the UFC Lightweight Championship at UFC 144 in Japan via a unanimous decision.
Next fight: Defending the UFC Lightweight title in a rematch against Frankie Edgar at UFC 150 in Denver on August 11.

2

Frankie “The Answer” Edgar
Record: 14-2-1
Last fight: Lost the UFC Lightweight Championship to Benson Henderson at UFC 144 in Japan via a unanimous decision.
Next fight: Fighting Benson Henderson for the UFC Lightweight title in a rematch at UFC 150 in Denver on August 11.

3

Gilbert “El Niño” Melendez
Record: 20-2
Last fight: Defeated Jorge Masvidal via Unanimous Decision at Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal in December, 2011.
Next fight: Defending the Strikeforce Lightweight title on May 19 in San Jose, CA.

4a

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: Fighting Clay Guida at UFC on FX on June 22 in Atlantic City.

4b

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis
Record: 15-2
Last fight: Defeated Joe Lauzon via KO at UFC 144 on February 26, 2012 in Japan.
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6

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: Fighting Gray Maynard at UFC on FX on June 22 in Atlantic City.

7

Nate Diaz
Record: 15-7
Last fight: Defeated Donald Cerrone via Unanimous Decision at UFC 141 in December, 2011.
Next fight: Fighting Jim Miller on UFC on Fox 3 in May 2012 in New Jersey.

8

Michael Chandler
Record: 9-0
Last fight: Defeated Eddie Alvarez for the Bellator Lightweight Championship via 4th round submission in November, 2011.
Next fight: Fighting Akihiro Gono on May 4 in Bellator LXVII.

9

Jim Miller
Record: 21-3
Last fight: Defeated Melvin Guillard in January, 2012 at UFC on FX 1 in Nashville, Tennessee via 1st Round Submission.
Next fight: Fighting Nate Diaz at UFC on Fox 3 in May 2012 in New Jersey.

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Eddie Alvarez
Record: 23-3
Last fight: Defeated Sinya Aoki at Bellator LXVI via 1st Round KO in April, 2012.
Next fight: TBD

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