Two Fights Find Home At UFC Fight Night 49

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Officials continue to seek and re-schedule bouts from the canceled UFC 176 card, as UFC Fight Night 49 has gained a pair of new fights.

Beneil Dariush will meet Tony Martin and James Vick takes on Walmir Lazaro from the BOK Center in Tulsa on August 23. The event features a main event between Benson Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos.

Dariush (7-1) earned a submission victory over Charlie Brenneman in his debut with the UFC, following that up with a first round finish of Ramsey Nijem. Martin (8-1) suffered his first loss earlier this year at hands of Rashid Magomedov via decision.

Vick (5-0) also defeated Nijem, earning a first round submission win last year in his first fight with the promotion, while Lazaro (12-2) carries an 11-fight win streak into his Octagon debut.

Below is the current lineup:

Lightweight: Benson Henderson vs. Rafael dos Anjos

Flyweight: Wilson Reis vs. Tim Elliott

Welterweight: Brandon Thatch vs. Jordan Mein

Featherweight: Tom Niinimaki vs. Chas Skelly

Featherweight: Max Holloway vs. Mirsad Bektic

Bantamweight: Aaron Phillips vs. Matt Hobar

Welterweight: Demian Maia vs. Mike Pyle

Middleweight: Thales Leites vs. Francis Carmont

Welterweight: Neil Magny vs. Alex Garcia

Lightweight: James Vick vs. Walmir Lazaro

Lightweight: Beneil Dariush vs. Tony Martin

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