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  • a year ago
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UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson appears to be a very happy man after signing a new fight deal with the promotion on Friday. 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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If nothing else, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson is reliable.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UFC Fight Night 42 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was a big night for Benson Henderson, as the former lightweight champion scored his first stoppage victory inside the Octagon. His fourth-round rear-naked choke of Rustam Khabilov showed us that Henderson is capable of more than simply doing enough to earn a decision, cementing his spot at No. 1 in the UFC’s rankings. Is Henderson evolving into a full-blown finisher? That much remains to be seen. While we don’t know whom he’ll face in his next outin read news >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 months ago
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With many of the top UFC lightweights booked, former champion Ben Hendeson signed on to face a relatively unknown but dangerous opponent in Rustam Khabilov. How can each fighter win the pivotal main event of tonight's (June 7, 2014) UFC Fight Night 42 from Albuquerque, New Mexico? Read our fight preview to find out! Tonight (June 7, 2014,) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweights Ben Henderson and Rustam Khabilov will go to battle in the main event of UFC Fight Night 42, airing live at read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Watch the official weigh-in for UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov. Former lightweight champion Benson Henderson takes on rising Russian star Rustam Kabilov in the event's main attraction. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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ALBUQUERQUE -- Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson spoke to the media on Thursday about his UFC Fight Night 42 main event bout with Rustam Khabilov, what the keys are to victory in the contest, the wrestling difference between international and American folkstyle wrestling, never saying no to who the UFC wants him to fight and much more. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former UFC Lightweight champion Benson Henderson dicusses his upcoming main event match-up against Rustam Khabilov Benson Henderson believes Rustam Khabilov personifies the stereotype that Russians are a "tough" people. "Rustam's very tough man," Henderson told Submission Radio. "We all know those Russians, they're very tough, you know they're known as a people as being tough, the stereotype so to speak. But he proves it inside the octagon as well. It's not just a stereotype for him, but it's fa read news >>

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