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Aug 24, 2015 7:11 am

Benson Henderson vs. Thiago Alves headlines UFN 79 in Korea

A welterweight bout between Benson Henderson and Thiago Alves will headline November’s UFC Fight Night 79 event in South Korea. UFC officials announced the news on Sunday. Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson (22-5 MMA), who is of Korean heritage, was last seen in action at February’s UFC Fight Night 60 event, where he scored...

Aug 20, 2015 8:08 am

Report: Benson Henderson vs. Thiago Alves To Headline Event In South Korea

According to a new report, it looks like the UFC is close to finalizing the main event for their first trip to South Korea. MMAFighting state that sources close to the promotion say former WEC and UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson and welterweight Thiago Alves will square off in the events headlining fight. An interesting...

Jul 31, 2015 10:59 am

Former Champ Benson Henderson Looks For November Return

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson is hoping to be back in the octagon by November. That’s according to reports from UFC Tonight, who say ‘Smooth’ is looking to step back in to the octagon sometime in around November and would like to get a spot on the UFC event being held in South Korea...

Jul 23, 2015 12:28 pm

Benson Henderson Booked For ADCC 2015

Looks like former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will be taking part in the upcoming Abu Dhabi Combat Club tournament in Brazil. Henderson hasn’t seen octagon action since Feb., when he fought welterweight Brandon Thatch and won via submission. Now he set to compete in the event, which takes place Aug. 29-20 in Sao Paulo,...

May 29, 2015 6:15 am

Benson Henderson: ‘My move to 170 is permanent’

Former UFC lightweight champion now plans on moving up and staying at welterweight. Benson Henderson has already tested the waters at 170 lbs. when he took on and defeated Brandon Thatch in his most recent outing. Now the longtime lightweight says he plans on making the move up a more permanent one. While a guest...

May 27, 2015 2:34 pm

BEEF! Benson Henderson Busts Out To Put Johnson In His Place

Benson Henderson said he had plans on moving up to welterweight, but now it seems as though he may have a reason to stay at lightweight for at least one more fight. Everyone keeps asking bout @BensonHenderson fight! Ben can you plz let me & all the fans why u won't fight all of a...

May 27, 2015 7:55 am

Benson Henderson Stays Silent On Injury

  Remember when UFC lightweight/welterweight Benson Henderson pulled out of his upcoming fight with Michael Johnson? The fight was set for the TUF 21 finale in July, but got scrapped when Henderson pulled out for some reason that wasn’t disclosed to fans. Well, now we know what it was…sort of. Henderson joined The MMA Hour...

Apr 9, 2015 1:12 am

Benson Henderson issues open challenge at UFC 186

Benson Henderson is getting hungrier to make a name for himself in the UFC, and taking inspiration from another fighter. Kenny Florian and Michael Bisping tell us how Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is influencing Henderson as a fighter. Urijah Faber Drops by BJPENN.COM’s “Stud Show Radio” to talk about a fight with McGregor, rematch with Aldo...

Mar 30, 2015 9:36 am

Benson Henderson And Michael Johnson Are Ready To Go

If you don’t follow the former UFC lightweight champion, Benson Henderson, on Twitter than you are missing out on some entertaining action. Henderson has been on the prowl for his next opponent and is requesting fights from Tyrone Woodley, Anthony Pettis and even Jon Jones. Obviously that last one was a joke by Henderson (maybe),...

Mar 30, 2015 7:27 am

Anthony Pettis Responds To Benson Henderson Call Out

    Hey remember when Benson Henderson went on a mission via Twitter a few days back to find his next opponent? No, then check this out. Well the former lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis, responded to Henderson with his own tweet, in which he called out two other fighters. CHECK IT OUT BELOW! . @BensonHenderson...

Mar 28, 2015 1:10 pm

Benson Henderson Calls Out Anthony Pettis And Tyron Woodley

Former UFC lightweight Champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson is looking for a fight, and the former champ isn’t looking for an easy one either. Check it: .@TWooodley hey doggie, you got a dance partner yet??? If you promise not to #HulkSmash me I'll be your huckleberry, … — Benson Henderson (@BensonHenderson) March 28, 2015 .@Showtimepettis u...

Mar 8, 2015 10:33 am

Benson Henderson Offers To Fight Erick Silva On Two Weeks Notice

With Ben Saunders out of his scheduled welterweight tilt against Erick Silva, another “Ben” is ready to step up and fill that void. Ben “Smooth” Henderson took to twitter yesterday and offered up his services to once against move up in weight and save the show. Check it: “@MMAFighting: Ben Saunders injured, out of bout...

Feb 16, 2015 4:45 pm

Benson Henderson Explains Why He Fights With A Toothpick

One of the strangest, and arguably most dangerous practices in all of MMA comes from the one and only, ‘Smooth’ Benson Henderson. The former lightweight champion admittedly has a bad habit of carrying a toothpick in his mouth at all times, including training sessions, and even in his fights. The toothpick was first spotted after...

Feb 16, 2015 5:05 am

Benson Henderson Thanks Fans For Support Following Win Over Thatch

“This W goes towards all my teammates, #MMALabElite #LABElite, #LABPride, my brothers & sisters who help me grow & get #OnePercentBetter every day…love you boys & girls #BestGymInTheWorld #AsIronSharpensIron… #TheOnceAndFutureKing BH” A photo posted by Benson Henderson (@bensonhenderson) on Feb 15, 2015 at 2:15pm PST (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) Following his 4th round...

Feb 11, 2015 4:01 am

Fight Night Broomfield: Gym Escape – Benson Henderson

When former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson isn’t training, he likes to dive into the world of comic books. Find out which ones he likes in this edition of “Gym Escape,” and don’t miss his move to 170 pounds vs. Brandon Thatch in Broomfield.

Feb 8, 2015 7:46 am

Benson Henderson On Move To 170: “I’ll Be Explosive”

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson has moved up to welterweight on short notice to save this Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night: Colorado” card, and fight Brandon Thatch. He spoke on Inside MMA to discuss the move up to welterweight, and how he hopes to be more explosive.

Feb 3, 2015 9:55 am

Cerrone Gives Former Foe Benson Henderson Super Bowl Tickets

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, is a fighter’s fighter, a fearless, war-crazed animal who will fight anyone, anytime, anyplace. He also gives gifts to the men he beats. Well… at least one of them. Check it: At the #SuperBowl, gotta s/o my boy @Cowboycerrone and #Budweiser for the gr8 seats…#12thMan strong here in AZ pic.twitter.com/M8LkgtGi9p — TheOnceAndFutureKing...

Jan 11, 2015 9:06 am

Benson Henderson Puts Move To 170 On Hold

Former lightweight champion Benson Henderson is coming off a KO loss to Rafael Dos Anjos back in August, and is looking to get back in the win column Sunday January 18th at UFC Fight Night Boston when he faces late-replacement opponent Donald Cerrone. Following his loss to Dos Anjos, Henderson said he would have one...

Jan 9, 2015 4:29 am

REPLAY! Benson Henderson vs. Donald Cerrone 1 (Full Fight)

With their upcoming bout at Fight Night Boston looming, we take a look back at the first time Benson Henderson and Donald Cerrone faced each other at WEC 43 in what many consider to be the best fight in WEC history. FREE FIGHT COURTESY OF UFC FIGHT PASS: With the interim WEC lightweight title on...

Oct 29, 2014 6:19 pm

Benson Henderson vs. Eddie Alvarez Set For Fight Night Boston Co-Main Event

A battle of former champs has been added to UFC Fight Night 59, in Boston, between former UFC title-holder Benson Henderson, and former Bellator champ, Eddie Alvarez. UFC officials announced the bout this afternoon. The two will serve as the co-main event to the Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver headliner. UFC Fight Night 59 takes...