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He wasn't always like this. Seventeen years ago, Dan Henderson made his MMA debut at the 1997 Brazil Open. He finished two opponents within six minutes before branding himself as one of the toughest dudes on the planet. He'd go on to make his UFC debut (no, not that UFC debut) six months later, capturing the UFC 17 tournament title when he defeated Carlos Newton via split decision. Over the course of the 16 years that followed, Henderson would share a fighting platform with some of the best figh read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Former Pride and Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson is open to a matchup with surging middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza, but he sees no need for the bout to be contested at light heavyweight. Souza's coach, Josuel Distak, proposed a "special" matchup between "Jacare" and Henderson at 205 pounds on Tuesday, per Sherdog, and it didn't take long for the former Olympian to respond. I would be more then happy to give Jacare what he wants. Except I would do it at MW and Jan 3rd. (cont) http://t.co/ read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Dan Henderson wants to return to the UFC middleweight division next year. When he does, he’s angling for a matchup with top contender Ronaldo Souza.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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This proposed fight seems to be picking up some steam rather quickly. Ronaldo Souza's trainer, Josuel Distak, recently expressed his desire to see "Jacare" go toe-to-toe against Dan Henderson inside the Octagon while waiting for his middleweight title shot, which is expected to come at some point in 2015. The catch? Distak wants the fight to take place in the light heavyweight division in order for Souza to avoid a grueling and unnecessary weight cut down to 185 pounds. Thanks, but no thanks, sa read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Interesting concept, but will UFC go for it? After winning his first four fights under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner, Ronaldo Souza has secured his spot at the front of the middleweight title hunt and earned himself the No 2. spot in the 185-pound rankings. His title fight, though, was delayed a bit further after current champion, Chris Weidman, was forced to bow out of his title defense against Vitor Beflort -- which was supposed to go down on Dec 6, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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After running up a seven-fight winning streak against the likes of Gegard Mousasi and Yushin Okami, Brazilian middleweight “Jacare” Ronaldo Souza was eyeing a shot at the winner of the title bout between UFC champ Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Dan Henderson appears determined to depart on his own terms. Despite losing four of his last five bouts and being 44 years old, the surefire Hall of Famer has expressed his desire to fight again in the Octagon, ideally Jan. 3 at UFC 182. That's according to a Thursday report from MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani. The former Olympic wrestler, two-division Pride champion and UFC 17 tournament winner has a resume longer than a normal person's arm. But that doesn't change the fact that he has fallen on read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Dan Henderson, one of the few mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters to be an instant title contender in two different weight classes, is zeroing in on his Octagon return, which could take place at the UFC 182: "Jones vs. Cormier" pay-per-view (PPV) event on Jan. 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. But at which weight class? "Doesn't matter," Henderson (30-12) told MMA Fighting. No opponent has been named at this time. "Hendo" hasn't been seen since Daniel Cormier rag-dolled him en route to a submission d read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Dan Henderson isn't done yet. The 44-year-old veteran told MMAFighting.com that he's been talking to the UFC about returning to action on the UFC 182 show on Jan. 3, however, no opponent has been finalized just yet. When asked whether he will be fighting at light heavyweight or middleweight, Henderson replied, "doesn't matter." Henderson (30-12) is coming off a third-round submission loss to Daniel Cormier at UFC 173 in May. He has lost three of his last four fights. He hasn't fought at 185 poun read news >>

  • 25 days 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 >>

  • 25 days 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 >>

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