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.
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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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
A look at the August 23rd UFC on Fox Sports 1 card in Tulsa, OK, which features Ben Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos in a lightweight main event.
Did you know that it was double fight week? You have the Fight Pass card in Macau early in the morning, followed by a night time show in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In the main event are lightweight standouts Ben Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos, while the rest of the main card unfortunately has been chewed up with injuries. Mike Pyle now fights Jordan Mein in the co read news >>
UFC Fight Night 49 video: FOX Sports 1 analysts including Dominick Cruz, Brian Stann, and Josh Koscheck preview "Henderson vs. Dos Anjos" from inside the BOK Center on Aug. 23, 2014 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. read news >>
That's according to Silva, who seems unfazed by this recent deadline.
Wanderlei Silva is either incredibly dense, in complete denial, or has the best poker face in the business.
I'm not sure how else to explain his cavalier attitude in the wake of his drug test fiasco with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), especially considering it recently filed a formal complain against "The Axe Murderer" for skipping out on a mandatory drug test.
Silva told Lance Net (via MMA Fighting) his primary focu read news >>
Wanderlei Silva’s future is uncertain since he decided to run away from a random test from Nevada Athletic Commission, but it doesn’t stop him from asking for fights.
Silva, who recently suggested a match-up with former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, now aims for a trilogy bout with fellow PRIDE star Dan Henderson.
"I want to be back soon for my 50th fight," Silva said in an interview to Lance. "I would like it to be in a special event. It’s not new that I would like to face Be read news >>
With Chael Sonnen out for the next two years due to multiple drug test failures, Wanderlei Silva, who doesn't seem to think he'll be suspended for ducking a drug test, is calling out Dan Henderson, who accepts. Fresh off fleeing an attempt by the Nevada State Athletic Commission to drug test him, former Pride champ and current UFC star Wanderlei Silva is looking for a new prospective opponent. He's out a foe since Chael Sonnen got a two year suspension for failing to flee a pair of NSAC drug tes read news >>