Benson Henderson (red gloves) reacts after defeating Josh Thomson (blue gloves) during UFC on FOX 10 at the United Center. Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports

UFC Fight Night 42 weigh-in results: Henderson, Khabilov cleared

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The UFC will host their first card in Albuquerque, New Mexico at Tingley Colisseum, headlined by a lightweight five round main event between former WEC and UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson and highly touted Russian prospect Rustam Khabilov. With an impressive victory essential for both fighters in the talent stacked 155lbs division, expect each fighter to look to make a statement in this intriguing battle pitting two of the best grapplers in the division.

In the co-main, Diego Sanchez looks to bounce back from a two fight losing skid in front of his home fans against respected British lightweight Ross Pearson, who has gone unbeaten in his last three. A pivotal flyweight bout is also featured on the six fight main card, with #1 ranked John Dodson fighting #5 ranked John Moraga, with both fighters looking to earn a rematch with champion Demetrious Johnson later this year.

Rafael dos Anjos looks to return to winning ways against welterweight-turned-lightweight Jason High, who makes his divisional debut after a run of two UFC wins in a row. Also in the lightweight division, Yves Edwards looks to keep his UFC run alive with a win over Piotr Hallman, with the German looking for his second UFC victory. Ranked bantamweights Erik Perez and Bryan Caraway will kick off the main card.

Check out the full weigh-in results below.

 

Main Card: FOX Sports 1 (10pm ET/7pm PT)

Lightweight bout: (#2) Benson Henderson (155.5) vs. (#11) Rustam Khabilov (156)
Lightweight bout: Diego Sanchez (155) vs. Ross Pearson (155.5)
Flyweight bout: (#1) John Dodson (125) vs. (#5) John Moraga (126)
Lightweight bout: (#5) Rafael dos Anjos (156) vs. Jason High (154.5)
Lightweight bout: Yves Edwards (155) vs. Piotr Hallmann (154)
Bantamweight bout: (#12) Erik Perez (136) vs. (#14) Bryan Caraway (135)

Preliminary Card: FOX Sports 1 (8pm ET/5pm PT)

Bantamweight bout: Yaotzin Meza (136) vs. Sergio Pettis (135)
Welterweight bout: Bobby Voelker (170.5) vs. Lance Benoist (169)
Flyweight bout: (#15) Scott Jorgensen (125.5) vs. Danny Martinez (124.5)
Lightweight bout: Jon Tuck (154.5) vs. Jake Lindsey (153.5)

Preliminary Card: UFC Fight Pass (7.30pm ET/4.30pm PT)

Light heavyweight bout: Patrick Cummins (204) vs. Roger Narvaez (204)

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Tags: Benson Henderson Bryan Caraway Diego Sanchez Erik Perez Jason High John Dodson John Moraga Piotr Hallmann Rafael Dos Anjos Ross Pearson Rustam Khabilov UFC Fight Night 42 Yves Edwards

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