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Ben Henderson to meet T.J. Grant

Updated: June 4, 2013, 11:16 PM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

Lightweight champion Benson Henderson will defend his title against T.J. Grant on Aug. 31 at UFC 164 in Milwaukee, promotion officials announced Tuesday night.

Henderson (19-2) will be making his fourth title defense after beating Frankie Edgar in February 2012. In his most recent defense, on April 20, Henderson needed a split decision to hold off former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez.

Grant earned a shot at the 155-pound champion with a first-round knockout of Gray ...

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