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Joseph Benavidez vs. Eddie Wineland Added to UFC on Versus 5

Joseph BenavidezA bantamweight matchup between rising contender Joseph Benavidez and former champion Eddie Wineland has been added to the UFC on Versus 5 fight card on August 14 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the UFC announced Tuesday.

Benavidez (14-2) won his UFC debut over Ian Loveland at UFC 128 for his second-straight win since coming up short to WEC champ Dominick Cruz, while Wineland (18-7-1) dropped a unanimous decision to Urijah Faber at the March event to snap a four-fight win streak.

UFC on Versus 5 also features Dan Hardy vs. Chris Lytle and Jim Miller vs. Ben Henderson, as well as Amir Sadollah and Duane “Bang” Ludwig and Stephan Bonnar and Karlos Vemola.

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Pictured: Joseph Benavidez


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