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  • a year ago
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Benson Henderson had to truly work his way to getting a UFC lightweight title shot, and now that he's got the belt and defended it twice, he has a very simple message to the rest of the division. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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With two losses to lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, Benson Henderson might need some help to get a shot at reclaiming UFC gold. Henderson took a big step back toward the top on Saturday, though. The former titleholder weathered the storm that was Rustam Khabilov's wrestling and took home a submission victory with a rear-naked choke in the fourth round. Although he might not have a belt around his waist now, Henderson remains one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world. Did his win o read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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The UFC on Fox 10 main event between former UFC champion Benson Henderson and former Strikeforce titleholder Josh Thomson has big implications in the 155-pound title picture. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Benson Henderson, the former UFC lightweight champion, may be set to move up to welterweight after one more contest at 155 pounds. That's according to Henderson's coach, John Crouch, who dropped the nugget to broadcaster Ariel Helwani on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight (h/t Dave Doyle of MMA Fighting). "He would like to see what it feels like to not cut weight," Crouch said. "The weight cut is irritating for him." Crouch also said that Henderson would prefer to leave the lightweight division read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson revealed on UFC Tonight that he is interested in one more fight at lightweight before attempting a move to welterweight. While pundits have always claimed that Benson Henderson was far too big for the lightweight division, many doubted his intent to move up a weight class after winning the title and defending it on multiple occasions, as it seemed he had finally perfected the weight cut. While that may have been true, it appears that Henderson has read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Top-ranked lightweight contender Rafael dos Anjos led the reported payroll for UFC Fight Night 49, taking home $76,000 for his stunning main event knockout win over Benson Henderson, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission. Henderson, a former UFC lightweight champion who previous to the setback had never suffered a defeat via KO/TKO, earned $48,000 for his losing efforts. In addition to dos Anjos and Henderson, four fighters from the card e read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Another Benson Henderson fight, another judging controversy. Only this time one had nothing to do with the other. Howard Hughes, not the dead tycoon but an actual breathing judge on Saturday’s first card in Macau, was made to believe he wasn’t a very good arbiter just two fights into UFC Fight Night 48. The UFC, acting as its own commission overseas, relieved Hughes of his duties for incompetence in judging the Royston Wee-Yao Zhikui and Milana Dudieva-Elizabeth Phillips’ bouts. This became the read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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When Benson Henderson fights, you can usually count on getting comfortable. There's time to secure your popcorn, visit the loo and make sure your stamp collection is in order. There is no rush, no funny feeling in your stomach, no threat of imminent violence. There's just a man, a fence and a clinch. It's a formula that's led to nine decisions in his last 11 fights. So you can forgive me for settling in for the long haul last night just as Rafael dos Anjos redrew the lines of an incredibly compl read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Ending a scintillating night in scintillating fashion, Rafael dos Anjos shocked the world at UFC Fight Night 49 when he starched former lightweight champion Benson Henderson in the first round. A wild haymaker connected out of a scramble and sent Henderson flailing to the mat, where follow-up blows completed what was academic at that point. The win is unquestionably the biggest of dos Anjos' career and it's a crippling loss for Henderson. For fans though, it was an explosive cherry on top of a n read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A lightweight contest featuring former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson against Rafael dos Anjos rounds up the mixed martial arts (MMA) doubleheader action this weekend (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 49: "Henderson vs. Dos Anjos," taking place at BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Who will edge closer to a title shot between the two? Check out our preview below. UFC Fight Night 49: "Henderson vs. Dos Anjos" takes place later tonight (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) from inside BOK Center in read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Benson Henderson is on a mission to regain the lightweight championship, and Rafael dos Anjos is the next opponent in his way. Since losing his belt to Anthony Pettis in August 2013, Henderson has beaten Josh Thomson and Rustam Khabilov. On Saturday against dos Anjos, the former titleholder will look to make it three in a row within 12 months. That likely wouldn't be enough to earn Henderson a title shot, but it would put him one stop closer to regaining his spot atop the 155-pound division. Qui read news >>

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