Joseph Benavidez takes on Henry Cejudo in September

A high profile fight has been set for UFC 191, as former contender Joseph Benavidez takes on undefeated wrestling standout Henry Cejudo. learned of the contest from sources close to the event.

Joseph Benavidez takes on Henry Cejudo in September

Benavidez (22-4) is riding a three-fight winning streak dating back to 2013. His last loss was to current 125-pound kingpin Demetrious Johnson. Most recently Benavidez earned a unanimous decision against John Moraga at UFC 187.

Cejudo (9-0) made his octagon debut in December 2014 and his since amassed a 3-0 record under the UFC banner. At UFC 188, Cejudo defeated Chico Camus via unanimous decision.

No word as to where the Benavidez vs. Cejudo bout will be placed on the UFC 191 fight card.

UFC 191 goes down on September 5 from the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas.

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