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  • 23 days ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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A smooth submission victory for the former champion. The main event of tonight's (Sat., June 7, 2014) UFC Fight Night 42: "Henderson vs. Khabilov" showcase at the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Fox Sports 1 featured former Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson hoping to maintain his ranking at the top of the division against Rustam Khabilov. Test: Passed. Henderson struggled a bit early, pressing forward with strikes and getting taken down multiple times for his troubles. The good read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Benson "Smooth" Henderson wants his lightweight title back, but he's going to have to handle Rustam "Tiger" Khabilov before he can earn himself another shot at the championship. The two men will main event UFC Fight Night 42 from Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Saturday. Henderson lost the UFC lightweight title to Anthony "Showtime" Pettis in Aug. 2013. Pettis submitted his rival but went on the shelf with a knee injury after the bout. He has yet to defend the belt. In January, Henderson returned to read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC Fight Night 42 headliner Benson Henderson, who looks to break Rustam Khabilov's perfect UFC record this Saturday night (June 7, 2014) at Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight kingpin, Benson Henderson, is looking to work back towards the title by defeating Sambo specialist, Rustam Khabilov, this Saturday night (June 7, 2014) a read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Bellator 120 is the organization's first foray into the world of pay-per-view, and the move has not been a smooth one. An earlier attempt failed due to injury, and Bellator 120 almost suffered the same fate when Eddie Alvarez had to withdraw from the main event title fight against Michael Chandler last week. Will Brooks got the call to replace Alvarez in an interim title fight, but it will not be the main event. Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney made the call to proceed with the PPV event, and Quinton " read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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But good or bad for FOX Sports 1 ratings? Everybody loves a stiff challenge ... well, most do. If you want to get somewhere in the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA), fighting through a bunch of irrelevant opponents in the minor leagues can only be favorable for so long. You need to topple the athletes who matter. At least that's the mentality top lightweight prospect Rustam Khabilov has going into his fight against former UFC 155-pound champion Benson Henderson at UFC Fight Night 43 in Albuquerq read news >>

  • a year ago
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Gilbert Melendez proved a difficult foe, but 'Bendo' had bigger things on his mind on Saturday. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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"Smooth" is taking the extra exposure of being UFC lightweight champ in stride, despite his shy personality. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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TORONTO - In a clash of UFC newcomers, the American reigned supreme in hostile territory against his Canadian counterpart. John Cholish used a slick second-round scramble to set up a TKO victory over fellow lightweight Mitch Clarke. The curtain-jerker kicked off UFC 140 at Toronto's Air Canada Centre. It streamed on Facebook prior to additional prelims on ION Television and a main card on pay-per-view. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The transition from Olympic freestyle wrestler to professional mixed martial artist has been as smooth as silk for Daniel Cormier. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Smooth sailing would not be a term used to describe Shine Fights' recent history. Nearly three months after the promotion's latest pay-per-view event was canceled, a firestorm of controversy has followed its latest effort, "Shine Fights: Lightweight Grand Prix," a pay-per-view event scheduled to take place tonight at the First Council Casino in Newkirk, Okla. But despite widespread concern about the event's legitimacy, the fighters competing in the grand prix are ready to go, and a Shi read news >>


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