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Aug 30, 2015 1:57 pm

Ben Henderson explains ‘terrible’ performance at ADCC 2015

Former lightweight champion Ben Henderson represented the UFC at the Abu Dhabi Combat Club on Saturday and came up short in his first match and only of the day. “Bendo” got submitted by Abdukadirov Magomed. Magomed took the back of Henderson who shortly tapped out after getting trapped in a rear naked choke attempt. Henderson...

Apr 10, 2015 12:12 pm

Ben Henderson Has a Surprise For You

Ben Henderson and his wife have a surprise for everybody! Find out what it is by checking out the image and caption below! On behalf of everyone here at BJPENN.COM, congratulations Henderson family! A photo posted by Benson Henderson (@bensonhenderson) on Apr 9, 2015 at 11:09pm PDT Then comes a baby in a baby carriage....

Apr 4, 2015 2:59 pm

Michael Johnson Wants the Title and Ben Henderson!

“Ben’s a great competitor. He’s a former champion and he’s going to bring the fight to me. Nobody in this division can beat me right now at this point. I want that title and I’m going to hold it for as long as possible. If I get a fight with Ben, then that title fight...

Feb 22, 2015 9:12 pm

Michael Johnson on Calling Out Ben Henderson

After a phenomenal performance against Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Night 61, Michael Johnson put Ben Henderson on the hot seat when he called him out. During the post fight presser, Johnson mentioned that the call out was nothing personal and he simply wants bigger names. “He’s the only one open… I need some bigger...


Feb 1, 2015 12:50 am

Ben Henderson Moves Up to 170, Will Face Thatch at Fight Night 60

Ben Henderson is channeling his inner Donald Cerrone by stepping up to save “UFC Fight Night 60”! “Wonderboy” Stephen Thompson was forced out of the bout after suffering an injury and Thatch was in jeopardy of getting bumped off the card. After UFC 183 wrapped up, it was confirmed that Ben Henderson would be moving...

Jan 13, 2015 12:32 pm

Ben Henderson Says UFC Yet To Discuss Cerrone Fight With Him

… and they fight this weekend. (Insert *Shocked* Emoji) Former UFC lightweight champ, Ben “Smooth” Henderson was poised to face former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez, this weekend at UFC Fight Night Boston. Instead, and on two-weeks notice, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is coming in for an injured Eddie Alvarez. Just a minor detail in agenda for...

Feb 6, 2014 12:27 pm

Josh Thomson Refutes Ben Henderson’s Strength

“Let me just tell you, he’s not strong,” Josh Thomson (right) said of his recent opponent, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson.  “He doesn’t hit hard.  He’s not strong.  He doesn’t kick hard.”   By Christopher Murphy | Twitter   UFC lightweight fighter Josh Thomson opened up on his fight with former champion Benson Henderson...

Feb 3, 2014 8:16 am

Ben Henderson: Aldo vs. Pettis Fight Is ‘Horse Manure’

With his return to the win column still fresh on his mind, former UFC lightweight champion, Benson Henderson apparently thought he should get a rematch with Anthony Pettis. But that wouldn’t make all that much sense would it? During the UFC 169 post-fight presser, UFC President Dana White, sitting alongside his featherweight champion, Jose Aldo,...

Jan 27, 2014 1:20 pm

Coach Discusses Ben Henderson’s Reputation for Fighting to Decisions

“I think part of it is he’s fighting the best people in the world,” said John Crouch, longtime coach of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson.  “Those aren’t guys you’re going to blow out.”   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA It’s a reputation that has persisted throughout Benson Henderson’s tenure in the UFC: he is not...

Oct 29, 2013 9:41 am

Ben Henderson wants to fight Rafael Dos Anjos next

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson (19-3 MMA, 7-1 UFC) has not fought since losing his title to Anthony Pettis at UFC 164 in August. After suffering his first loss in two years at the hands of “Showtime,” which ended his seven-fight win streak, “Smooth” wants a bout that will get him closer to...

Oct 1, 2013 6:47 am

Pettis: ‘I had a separated shoulder’ against Ben Henderson at UFC 164

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (17-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) was able to pull off a slick first-round submission victory over Benson Henderson at August’s UFC 164 event in Milwaukee, to claim the UFC’s lightweight title. The dominant victory showed that Pettis is every bit as dangerous on the ground, as he is on his feet. Submitting a Brazilian...

Apr 20, 2013 9:07 pm

Dana White Announces Winner Of Gray Maynard vs TJ Grant Is Next For Ben Henderson

Only minutes after successfully defending his lightweight belt at UFC on Fox 7, champ Ben Henderson was informed that his next opponent will be the winner of UFC 160’s Gray Maynard vs TJ Grant bout. UFC President Dana White announced the news at the post-fight press conference to nix any ideas of an immediate rematch...

Mar 11, 2013 4:11 pm

Ben Henderson Is All For Increased Drug Testing | UFC NEWS

UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson has long been one of MMA’s foremost advocates against the use of performance enhancing drugs in the sport. Henderson continued that stance as he shared his support for increased testing with MMAFighting.com, which included his support of blood testing and random testing. “I’d be for increased testing. It keeps the...

Feb 6, 2013 10:29 am

Pettis: Aldo Tougher For Opponent Than Ben Henderson | UFC NEWS

“He’s good where I’m good — he likes to stand, trade and bang, and I feel like I’m more well-rounded and can offer him a big challenge…. Aldo is a tougher fight [than Ben Henderson] … that’s why I asked for it. He’s going through opponents like crazy. He just beat the last 155-pound champion....

Dec 10, 2012 12:04 pm

Ben Henderson Stole Thigh Punch Technique From Bruce Leeroy | UFC NEWS

The reigning UFC Lightweight champ Ben Henderson tells Fuel TV post UFC on Fox 5 he got the “thigh punch” move from Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres. “I actually planned that.  I’ve got to thank Alex Caceres on that one.  He came up to the MMA Lab and he did it to me and it actually hurt....

Dec 4, 2012 5:59 pm

Cesar Gracie Names Four Cornermen for Nate Diaz vs Ben Henderson | UFC News

Cesar Gracie, founder and head coach of Gracie Fighter posted on twitter the people on UFC lightweight number one contender Nate Diaz’s corner , for the Ben Henderson bout as the the main event of UFC on FOX 5 this Saturday night in Seattle. Cesar Gracie has experience developing and nurturing champions.  The Gracie Fighter...

May 30, 2012 1:30 am

A Confident Ben Henderson Proclaims That Edgar Will Never Ever Beat Him | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister UFC Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson comments to Bloodyelbow. Henderson comments on his last fight with Frankie Edgar at UFC 144. He also comments on their rematch which is expected to take place at UFC 150. “Who knows? I think a part of that is Dana White being the big boss man and...