Ben Henderson receives immediate title shot in Bellator debut

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Bellator officials have announced that newly signed Bellator welterweight Ben Henderson will receive a title shot in his Bellator debut at Bellator 153. On the heels of what is one of the biggest free agent moves in mixed martial arts history, the man at the center of the shift, Benson Henderson (23-5), now has a … Read more

Ben Henderson signing with Bellator means what?

Former UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson (23-5) has decided to leave the UFC and sign with Bellator MMA. Bellator officials made the announcement earlier today via press release. It certainly adds some spice to an otherwise boring process for most fighters. Usually its the UFC has fighters they considered past their prime, or the fighter … Read more

UFC Fight Night Seoul: Henderson vs. Masvidal weigh-in results

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The UFC Fight Night 79 event is set to take place in a few hours from Seoul, Korea. The main event will feature a welterweight matchup between former lightweight champion Ben Henderson and Jorge Masvidal. The event will air exclusively on the UFC Fight Pass subscription service beginning with seven prelim bouts at 5am ET … Read more

Ben Henderson vs. Thiago Alves to headline UFC Seoul event in November

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The first UFC event to take place in Seoul, Korea, has a main event according to UFC officials. Former UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson will take a second fight as a welterweight when he takes on former title challenger Thiago “Pitbull” Alves in the UFC Seoul main event on November 28. The event will take … Read more

FOX Sports LIVE UFC Fight Night Post-fight Quotes – 2/14/15

The following quotes and video links are from tonight’s FOX SPORTS LIVE UFC FIGHT NIGHT: HENDERSON VS. THATCH postfight coverage on FOX SPORTS 1. The show was hosted by Karyn Bryant, with Dominick Cruz and Michael Bisping as analysts. UFC on FOX analyst Dominick Cruz on Brandon Thatch beating Benson Henderson:“The tale of this fight was Benson’s patience. He knew he … Read more

UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch full video highlights

Former UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson weathered an early storm in his welterweight debut against Brandon Thatch to win via fourth round rear naked choke submission. Henderson fought as a lightweight just over a month ago against Donald Cerrone and stepped up on short notice to fight Thatch who lost his original opponent due to … Read more

FOX Sports UFC Tonight Show Quotes – 2/11/15

On UFC TONIGHT, host Daniel Cormier is joined by guest hosts Michael Bisping and Demetrious Johnson. They break down FOX SPORTS 1 UFC FIGHT NIGHT: HENDERSON VS. THATCH and interview Benson Henderson. Plus, Karyn Bryant and Ariel Helwani add reports. UFC TONIGHT Host Daniel Cormier announces his next fight: “I’m fighting Ryan Bader on June … Read more

UFC Fight Night 60: Henderson vs. Thatch full card

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The UFC Fight Night 60 event is set to take place on Saturday, February 14, in Broomfield, Colorado, and will be headlined by the welterweight scrap between Ben Henderson and Brandon Thatch. Henderson is moving up to the welterweight division for the first time, and is taking the fight on short notice after fighting a … Read more

Al Iaquinta returns to face Jorge Masvidal in UFC Fight Night 63 co-main event

Al Iaquinta made quick work of Joe Lauzon at UFC 183 on Saturday night, winning via 2nd round TKO, his third consecutive win via that fashion.  He will return to the cage to take on MMA veteran Jorge Masvidal in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 63 that’s set for April 4th in Fairfax, … Read more