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 >>
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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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If nothing else, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson is reliable.Filed under: News, UFC 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 >>
Benson Henderson is as goal-oriented as you'll find in the fight business.
The former WEC and UFC lightweight champion is a man fueled by possibility and the potential to test his physical and mental talents against the most elite level of competition in the world. Those motivations matched with a seemingly unbreakable spirit and unique skill set have taken the MMA Lab leader to great heights in the realm of mixed martial arts, and his quest—in some senses—is far from over. In Henderson's mind t read news >>
On Saturday the UFC boasts two fight cards on one day for the third time in history. Check out 45 pre-fight facts for when the octagon touches down in Tulsa with UFC Fight Night 49. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Benson Henderson returns to the Octagon next month when he takes on fellow top-ranked lightweight Rafael Dos Anjos in the main event of the August 23 UFC Fight Night event in Tulsa, Oklahoma. read news >>
After a heartbreaking decision loss to Benson Henderson in his most recent fight, Josh Thomson couldn’t find the will to return to the octagon. These days, the UFC lightweight asks himself whether every fight is his last.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, (...) read news >>
When a fighter loses a title fight, he usually has to go back to the drawing board, see what went wrong and figure out how to come back stronger.
Some are able to do that very well and get back in title contention quickly. Others, like Frank Mir, don't do so well after a title loss.
With more divisions and fighters now than ever before, there are far more title fights and far more title contenders. Some contenders are ready for a second or maybe even a third shot at the belt. Let's see who they read news >>
Check out the video inside to see what keeps fighters like Benson Henderson, Ryan Bader and C.B. Dollaway grinding away in the Copper State of Arizona.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
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It was recently announced that Benson Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos will go head-to-head at a UFC Fight Night event in Tulsa, Oklahoma on August 23. At first glance, it seems like an odd matchup to make. Henderson asserted himself as the best lightweight in the UFC not named Anthony Pettis when he submitted Rustam Khabilov earlier this month. Dos Anjos, on the other hand, beat Jason High (who was making his lightweight debut) at the same event and was convincingly beaten by Khabib Nurmagomedov read news >>