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Friday, 02/10/2012, 10:31 am

Dan Henderson Doesn’t Want To Wait For Title Shot, Will Take On A UFC Heavyweight If Needed


“That was never what I said or anything. I don’t know who said that, but it wasn’t me. My thoughts were I was waiting to see what happened with Rashad [Evans] and Phil Davis. That was the only thing I was going to wait for… I don’t know what the plan is, but I’d fight whoever it is they think would be a good match-up. The problem is there’s really nobody right now who fits the bill for a title contention fight, that would make sense to fight me. I don’t know. Maybe I’d fight at a different weight class. I don’t know if they see anybody at heavyweight that would make sense? But I would prefer to fight someone in April or May… Who do the fans want me to fight at heavyweight? I’d have to think about that. I don’t know who at heavyweight would even make sense. The heavyweights that are in title contention right now wouldn’t want to fight me. I don’t know who is out there, but I did let the UFC know I’d be open to that as well.”

MMA legend, Dan Henderson tells ESPN that he does not want to wait for a title shot. He would rather take on a heavyweight or top 205 contender while Rashad Evans vs. Jon Jones plays out.

This contradicts earlier statements from Dana White saying that Dan wants to wait for the Evans vs. Jones winner.

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