The UFC has scheduled a conference call to promote UFC on Versus 5 at 2 p.m. ET this afternoon. Scheduled to appear on the call are headliners Dan Hardy and Chris Lytle, plus co-main eventers Jim Miller and Ben Henderson. UFC President Dana White does not appear as a participant in the press release.
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Since starting his UFC tenure with four straights wins and a subsequent title shot, Dan Hardy has lost his last three fights, including a one-sided decision loss to Anthony Johnson in March. Chris Lytle is a UFC veteran, his first fight in the promotion dating back to November of 2003. He is coming off a loss to Brian Ebersole at UFC 127.
Jim Miller is 20-2, with his only two losses coming at the hands of current lightweight champ Frankie Edgar and current number one contender Gray Maynard. Ben Henderson is a former WEC champ, and defeating Mark Bocek in his UFC debut. The winner is expected to receive a title shot.