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Jason Knight vs. Gabriel Benitez added to UFC Fight Night 123

UFC Fight Night 123 has a new featherweight bout on its card.

The promotion on Thursday announced Jason Knight will take on Gabriel Benitez at the FS1-televised event, which takes place Dec. 9 at Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif.

Knight (20-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) will enter the bout after a first-round TKO loss to Ricardo Lamas at UFC in July snapped a four-fight winning streak.

Benitez (19-6 MMA, 3-2 UFC) also will look to get back in the win column. In his most recent bout at UFC 211 in May, Benitez dropped a unanimous decision to Enrique Barzola. Benitez is 1-2 in his last three fights, alternating wins and losses.

With the addition, UFC Fight Night 123 now includes:

  • Cub Swanson vs. Brian Ortega
  • Liz Carmouche vs. Alexis Davis
  • Scott Holtzman vs. Darrell Horcher
  • Eryk Anders vs. Markus Perez
  • Trevin Giles vs. Antonio Braga Neto
  • Carls John de Tomas vs. Alex Perez
  • Chris Gruetzemacher vs. Davi Ramos
  • Bryan Caraway vs. Luke Sanders
  • Merab Dvalishvili vs. Frankie Saenz
  • Benito Lopez vs. Albert Morales
  • Aljamain Sterling vs. opponent TBA
  • Gabriel Benitez vs. Jason Knight

For more on UFC Fight Night 123, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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