Can "Hendo" find success in a familiar place? It looks like Dan Henderson now has to watch his Popeye's Chicken intake if he wants to make weight for his next mixed martial arts (MMA) fight.
On the heels of his loss to Daniel Cormier (video), the No. 2 ranked light heavyweight in the world at UFC 173 last month, Henderson has decided to drop back down to the middleweight division.
"Hendo's" manager, Daniel Woirin, spilled the beans to MMA Fighting.
Henderson hasn't competed in the 185-pound clas more
Add Dan Henderson’s name to the list of UFC light heavyweights looking for a career-resurgence by dropping to 185 pounds.
MMAFighting.com reported that the former Pride two-division champion will be returning to middleweight for the first time since his 2010 fight against Jake Shields in Strikeforce.
Hendo hopes to be back in the cage by the end of the year, and the middleweight division is as competitive as it’s ever been. With fighters like Tim Kennedy, Yoel Romero and Luke Rockhold currently more
Dan Henderson may eventually return to the middleweight division, but the UFC light heavyweight said it’s not a done deal.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
LAS VEGAS – "That was harder than I remembered," Daniel Cormier said, wiping away his sweat just moments after taking off his wrestling shoes for the last time. Cormier wrestled against three-time All American Chris Pendleton at the UFC Fan Expo on Saturday. And it was a fond farewell to the sport that he excelled in through his college days at Oklahoma State and into the Olympics. After getting his hand raised with a 12-5 victory, he left his shoes on the mat. It was a gesture of goodbye."I did more
That's a wrestling wrap.
Daniel Cormier tied a ribbon around his prestigious amateur wrestling career earlier this afternoon, defeating former Oklahoma State University (OSU) teammate, Chris Pendleton, in an exhibition match at UFC's "Fan Expo" in Las Vegas, Nevada.
"DC" went down early (0-3), but the U.S. freestyle wrestling team captain (2008) stormed back to record a dominant win on points (12-5).
He summed up the experience in a post-match interview with MMAFighting.com: "I didn’t get to wre more
This past Saturday's (July 5, 2014) featured Daniel Cormier's final wrestling match, a win over the highly regarded Chris Pendleton. Bloody Elbow presents video of the match.
At the UFC fan expo before UFC 175, UFC light heavyweight contender and two-time Olympian Daniel Cormier beat Chris Pendleton in a freestyle wrestling match, 12-5.
For those unfamiliar with Pendleton, he achieved NCAA Division I All-American status three times (third, first and first at nationals), winning two NCAA champion more
Although his MMA career continues rolling along, Daniel Cormier’s days as a world-class amateur wrestler are over.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos more
The rematch will have to wait, but UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones still has a big fight on the horizon.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
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