Benson Henderson isn't always exciting these days, but he's always imposing. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the rough 'em up, cage-based clinch game of the former WEC and UFC champion.
Ben Henderson might be one of the most enigmatic fighters in the UFC. There are very few fighters who seem as capable of physically dominating their opposition, and yet so entirely uninterested in doing so. Since gaining the lightweight title in February of 2012, Henderson seems to have trans read news >>
Not a whole lot of high profile matchups for the undercard in Oklahoma, but some TUF projects and returning TUF projects form a preliminary card that should be kind of interesting. Is there anything you wanted to talk about before discussing some MMA undercard action that I know readers are dying to engage in?
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Benson Henderson looks to rebound against Rafael dos Anjos in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Is there anything you wanted to talk about before discussing some MMA undercard action that I know readers are dying to engage in?
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After six years, 15 fights with the promotion and six victories in his past seven fights, Rafael dos Anjos is finally getting his long-awaited wish: the chance to headline a UFC event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Coming off back-to-back wins, Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist Rafael dos Anjos looked to add another victory to the win column by using his ground game against Terry Etim at UFC 112. read news >>
Breaking down who's earned themselves some breathing room and whose backs are against the wall at this Saturday's UFC Fight Night. A card like this, staffed with so many UFC neophytes, means that most of these guys are probably due second or even third chances. As such, I am not really convinced that anyone fighting on Saturday falls under "Likely Cut."
If I had to pick one guy who's close, though...
Possibly Cut With a Loss
Francis Carmont (22-9, 6-2 UFC) - Carmont entered the UFC with a middli read news >>
This Saturday, former lightweight champion, Benson Henderson, faces off against the No. 5-ranked lightweight, Rafael dos Anjos.
Henderson is 2-0 since losing the title to Anthony Pettis in 2013 and is 9-1 overall in the UFC. He is ranked at No. 1 in the division, and a win over dos Anjos could earn him another shot at the title.
Dos Anjos is 6-1 since 2011, including a win over Donald Cerrone, with the lone loss coming to Khabib Nurmagomedov. He is ranked No. 5, but many aren't talking about him read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to FOX Sports 1 this weekend (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) with UFC Fight Night 49: "Henderson vs. dos Anjos" from inside BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Get complete, official results and real-time fight coverage starting at 7:30 p.m. ET this Saturday evening below.
And ... we're back!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will soon pull the trigger the second (and final) half of its mixed martial arts (MMA) double-dip this weekend (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014), UFC F read news >>
More fights are coming to Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1/2 this weekend (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) when UFC Fight Night 49: "Henderson vs. dos Anjos" kicks off from BOK Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma. MMAmania.com's Patrick Stumberg kicks off UFC Fight Night 49 "Prelims" party with a full under card preview.
Red River Shootout?
Two of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight division's best will do battle this Saturday evening (Aug. 23, 2014) when the world's leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promot read news >>
Rafael dos Anjos returns to action this Saturday in the main event of the UFC's second card of the day. The Brazilian is 6-1 in his last seven outings and is looking to put his name among the other title hopefuls with a win on Saturday.
UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, plays host to Dos Anjos' bout against Benson Henderson. Dos Anjos comes in as the No. 5-ranked contender, while Henderson sits atop the contender's list at No. 1.
A win would do wonders for Dos Anjos.
While he is currently r read news >>
MMA Fighting has the UFC Fight Night 49 fight card for the Henderson vs. Dos Anjos event Aug. 23 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla.In the main event, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson squares off against Rafael dos Anjos. Mike Pyle faces Jordan Mein in the co-main event.Check out the UFC Fight Night 49 fight card below.Main card (FOX Sports 1 at 10 p.m. ET)Benson Henderson vs. Rafael dos AnjosMike Pyle vs. Jordan MeinFrancis Carmont vs. Thales LeitesMax Holloway vs. Clay CollardJam read news >>