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Gabriel Gonzaga To Fight UFC Newcomer Josh Hendricks at UFC 91

Gabriel GonzagaUFC newcomer Josh Hendricks (14-4) will take on Gabriel Gonzaga (9-3) at UFC 91 on November 15th in Las Vegas.

MMA Junkie reported the heavyweight matchup on Tuesday.

Hendricks, a King of the Cage veteran, has not lost in nine-straight bouts. He last defeated James Powell via first-round knockout at Legend of Fighting 21 in November 2007.

Following three-straight UFC victories over Kevin Jordan, Fabiano Scherner, and Carmelo Marrero, Gonzaga posted his biggest win to date, a first-round head kick knockout of Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic. The upset victory earned Gonazaga a title shot at UFC 74 in August 2007 against Randy Couture which he lost via third-round TKO. Following a second-straight loss to Fabricio Werdum in January at UFC 80 Gonzaga rebouded with a first-round submission of Justin McCully at UFC 86 in July.

UFC 91, which will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, features the return of UFC heavyweight champion Randy Couture against heavyweight contender Brock Lesner.

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