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  • 2 years 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 >>

  • 15 days ago
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Donald Cerrone, ranked No. 3 in the lightweight division, returns to the UFC's Octagon after just 15 days away from the structure. Cerrone defeated young gun Myles Jury at UFC 182 and then got the call to replace Eddie Alvarez for a fight with No. 5-ranked contender Benson Henderson. It will be the third meeting for the two former WEC standouts. Their first meeting was an epic encounter for the interim WEC lightweight title. The back-and-forth battle put both lightweights on the map. Henderson g read news >>

  • 7 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 >>

  • a year 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 >>

  • 11 days ago
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UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston was home to a co-main event that was a trilogy, as former WEC fighters-turner-current UFC contenders Donald Cerrone and Benson Henderson collided. It was a highly anticipated fight featuring a former champion versus a crowd favorite In a three-round war of attrition, Cerrone walked away with a close decision that earned him his seventh win in a row. It was a disputed decision, but nonetheless, it gets Cerrone closer to a title shot. With that, what did we learn from read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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This is the UFC Fight Night 59 live blog for Donald Cerrone vs. Benson Henderson, a lightweight bout at Sunday night's UFC event at the TD Garden in Boston, Mass.Cerrone, who has won six straight fights, will face Henderson, who has won three of his past five fights, on the main card.Check out the UFC Fight Night 59 live blog below. More Coverage: UFC Fight Night 59 Results | UFC newsDownload MMA Fighting iPhone App Round 1:Round 2:Round 3: read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson discusses fighting Donald Cerrone for the third time read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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BOSTON - Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson discusses fighting Cowboy Cerrone for the third time, how he's changed, and more during the UFC Fight Night 59 workouts on Thursday at the UFC gym. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone had pointed his RV away from Las Vegas and toward New Mexico when UFC President Dana White showed up on his caller ID. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Lost in all of the hype surrounding the growing number of title contenders atop of the UFC lightweight division is former champion Benson Henderson. Henderson, a former WEC lightweight champion, has one of the most spotless records in MMA and defended his title three times before dropping his strap to Anthony Pettis in a surprise armbar loss at UFC 164. Since then, the MMA Lab fighter has rebounded with wins over Josh Thomson and Rustam Khabilov, the latter being his first finish inside the UFC. read news >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 5 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 >>

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