Two Title Fights Top UFC 169

The main and co-main events for UFC 169 have been announced...
Two long-awaited title fights will finally take place on one night, as Newark, NJ hosts UFC 169 on February 1.

Dominant featherweight champion Jose Aldo will defend his title against second-ranked Ricardo Lamas in the main event.

In the night's co-main event, bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz returns from a two-year injury layoff for a title unification bout against interim champion Renan Barao.

That fight card also features a heavyweight matchup between former champion Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem.

More information, including ticket on-sale and additional bouts, will be announced in coming weeks on


Benson Henderson had a lot to say in the Octagon after his split decision victory over Jorge Masvidal at Fight Night Seoul. Hear what "Smooth" had to say backstage after the event.
Dong Hyun Kim impressed as the co-main event of the UFC's first event in South Korea. Kim, the No. 7-ranked welterweight, has now won six of his last seven fights in the Octagon.
UFC Fight Night at the Olympic Park Gymnastics Arena on November 28, 2015 in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by Mitch Viquez/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Benson Henderson emerged victorious via split decision after a five-round, technical bout with Jorge Masvidal at Fight Night Seoul.