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Dec 17, 2015 12:55 am

Did Benson Henderson just pick up a toothpick sponsorship?

Benson Henderson and toothpicks go together like peanut butter and jelly. If you have no idea what that saying is referring to, Benson Henderson has had a very odd and connected history with toothpicks. “Smooth” has admitted to keeping a toothpick in his mouth in training, and even during his UFC fights. It looks like...

Dec 3, 2015 9:53 am

Will Benson Henderson be heading over to fight for Bellator?

There has been a lot of speculation as to who former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will be fighting for in his next bout. With “Smooth” looking to “test the market,” fight promoters outside of the UFC are salivating to pick up the former lightweight champ including Korean-based promotion Road FC and now Bellator. Bellator...


Dec 1, 2015 8:30 am

Free agent Benson Henderson receives $200,000 offer

Following his ‘UFC Fight Night: Seoul’ win over Jorge Masvidal this past Saturday Benson Henderson expressed his interest to test the free agency before re-signing with the UFC. Now, according to an email which was sent to MMAJunkie by Road FC GM Mark Lee, Henderson has received an offer to fight for Korean based promotion...

Nov 28, 2015 10:17 am

PHOTO | FAIL! UFC mixes up Benson Henderson and Dan Henderson’s fight history

Prior to Benson Henderson fighting Jorge Masvidal in Seoul, Korea earlier this morning on UFC Fight Pass, the UFC showed an image showing Henderson’s past fights. The only problem is that they included some fights that UFC middleweight Dan Henderson was involved in… Check out the screenshot below. You had one job FOX Sports… Posted...

Nov 28, 2015 9:12 am

QUICK TWITT: Fighters react to Benson Henderson’s split decision win

Earlier today in Seoul, Korea Benson Henderson defeated Jorge Masvidal via split decision. Immediately fighters took to Twitter to react to the bout on Twitter. We compiled some of the best reactions for you in one article, check it out! It's time for the main event! #UFCSeoul: @BensonHenderson vs @GamebredFighter! https://t.co/9TV1yEmC3L pic.twitter.com/ROuL4L0kZ1 — UFC (@ufc)...

Nov 28, 2015 9:05 am

REPLAY! Benson Henderson and Jorge Masvidal Octagon interviews

Earlier this morning in Seoul, Korea Benson Henderson and Jorge Masvidal went to war for 5 rounds. Ultimately Henderson was awarded the split decision win in front of the Korean fans. Catch the post-fight Octagon interviews above!

Nov 28, 2015 7:06 am

Smooth! Benson Henderson defeats Jorge Masvidal via split-decision

The main event of UFC Fight Night 79 in Korea featured former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson (22-5 MMA) taking on Jorge Masvidal (29-9 MMA) in a welterweight contest. Benson opened the striking by landing a solid leg kick on Masvidal. Jorge is pressing forward but Henderson is able to stick and move while landing...

Nov 27, 2015 10:00 am

WATCH! Did former lightweight champion Benson Henderson have trouble making 170 pounds?

Former lightweight champion Benson Henderson often had to strip down butt naked and have UFC officials hold a towel in front of the weigh-in crowd to ensure making the 155-pound lightweight limit. Henderson who is now fighting at the 170-pound welterweight division in Seoul, South Korea against Jorge Masvidal on Nov. 28 and once again...

Nov 24, 2015 10:26 am

PHOTO | Benson Henderson not so “smooth” with the babies

As Benson Henderson readies himself in South Korea for UFC Fight Night 79, the former UFC lightweight champion has linked up with none other than the “Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung. It looks like “Smooth” hasn’t been a hit with the babies. Sung Jung posted a couple photos on his Instagram account of Henderson holding...

Nov 14, 2015 6:46 am

Jorge Masvidal in against Benson Henderson for Thiago Alves

Early Saturday morning news broke that Thiago Alves had been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Seoul’ main event bout with Benson Henderson as a result of a broken rib. The UFC and Henderson were both searching for an opponent to step in on short notice and fight on November 28th, and they have...

Oct 22, 2015 1:29 pm

Benson Henderson to the rescue for UFC Fight Night in Ireland?

With the fallout of the main event bout between Joseph Duffy and Dustin Poirier, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson threw his name in the cap to fight on very short notice. Henderson posted a tweet to the UFC saying he could fight preferably at 170, but could make 155 pounds. Hey @UFC if you guys...

Oct 3, 2015 11:58 am

Benson Henderson Offered To Fight Woodley On 24-Hours Notice

Amid the disappointment and shock after UFC president Dana White announced on Friday that the co-main event for UFC 192, between Tyron Woodley and Johny Hendricks, was canceled, there were a few fighters who took the time to let everyone know that they would be willing to step in to save the fight. One of...

Sep 16, 2015 9:02 am

REPLAY! Benson Henderson Gets Tapped At ADCC 2015

Former UFC lightweight champion, Benson Henderson, will be making the move up to welterweight, again, for his next fight against Thiago Avles at UFC Fight Night 79 on Nov. 28, in Seoul, South Korea. Before that, Henderson competed at ADCC (Abu Dhabi Combat Club) Submission Wrestling World Championship 2015, which took place in Brazil. He...

Sep 12, 2015 2:51 pm

Benson Henderson Talks ‘Predictable’ Thiago Alves

The UFC’s Benson Henderson is scheduled to make his second appearance at welterweight when he takes on Thiago Alves in South Korea, at UFC Fight Night 79. Henderson last fought in Feb. when he made his first trip up to 170 on short notice and beat Brandon Thatch. The fight’s not until Nov., but Henderson...

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: [email protected]: Ben Saunders injured, out of bout...