After Lyoto Machida failed his out of competition drug test and Henderson fight was canceled.It seems the UFC is targeting Henderson to face off with Hector Lombard at UFC 199, according to Sherdog.com.
The 44 year old Dan Henderson (31-14,8-8 UFC) is coming off a recent knock out loss to Vitor Belfort. Henderson has gone 1-2 since his returned to the cage at 185.
Meanwhile Hector Lombard (35-5-1) will be looking to get on track after being suspended and having his win over turned after popping positive for banned substances. Lombard made his return to the cage in March and lost to Neil Magny with a 3rd round knock out loss.
The latest UFC 199 lineup now includes:
Champ Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman – for middleweight title
Champ Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber – for bantamweight championship
Bobby Green vs. Dustin Poirier
Evan Dunham vs. Leonardo Santos
Kevin Casey vs. Elvis Mutapcic
Luiz Henrique da Silva vs. Jonathan Wilson
“Maestro” Dong Hyun Kim vs. Polo Reyes
Tom Breese vs. Sean Strickland
John Makdessi vs. Mehdi Baghdad
B.J. Penn vs. Dennis Siver
Dan Henderson vs. Hector Lombard