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Dec 10, 2012 4:36 pm

Benson Henderson and “toothpickgate”

By Evan Stoumbelis Saturday night fans saw an action packed UFC on Fox event, where Matt Brown stopped the return of Mike Swick, our very own BJ Penn fought with the heart of a champion from bell to bell against Rory MacDonald, Alexander Gustafsson cemented his place among the top light heavyweight contenders, and Benson...

Dec 4, 2012 7:41 pm

Fuel TV debuts “Benson Henderson: Rising Up” Wednesday night at 11 p.m.

By Evan Stoumbelis Fuel TV is airing a one-hour special on lightweight champion Ben Henderson’s “struggles and motivations that helped him become one of the best in the UFC.” Wednesday night at 11 p.m. ET. Henderson’s trainer, mother, brother, and girlfriend discuss what Henderson considers to be his defining moment in Mixed Martial Arts: Losing...

Nov 21, 2012 9:15 am

Benson Henderson Details Training In The Cage For Diaz Trash Talk | UFC NEWS

“We’re definitely trying to prepare for his physical tools, his long reach, his boxing style that he has. But, the biggest thing we’ve had trouble with, to be honest, is we’ve been having my teammates talking trash inside the Octagon, and have me stay calm and not be worked up. I was having a hard...

Oct 16, 2012 1:08 pm

Benson Henderson Defends Words About Trying To Surpass Silva’s UFC Records | UFC NEWS

“I think it’s good to have goals. For some reason I caught a lot of slack when I said I wanted to break Anderson Silva’s record and people were saying, ‘Oh, you’re ridiculous for thinking that. You can’t beat Anderson Silva’s record. You haven’t defended your belt one time. You’re silly. What are you talking...

Aug 18, 2012 10:15 am

Edgar Happy To Help Nate Diaz Prepare For Benson Henderson Title Fight | UFC NEWS

Having spent 50-minutes of cage-time with the current champion, former champ, Frankie Edgar, has voiced his commitment to the Gracie family on Sherdog Radio and offered up assistance to the man who is next-in-line, Nate Diaz. Check out what Edgar had to say: “If Nate would need my help or would ask for my help,...

Feb 20, 2012 11:06 am

MMA POLL : Who Takes it this weekend, Frankie Edgar or Benson Henderson?

UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of current date, the event is expected to be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since UFC...

Feb 1, 2016 1:46 pm

★Video: BENSON ”Smooth” HENDERSON – Highlights/Knockouts

Benson Henderson made news earlier today about his recent signing with the Bellator organization. “Smooth” wanted to test the free-agency market after beating Jorge Masvidal via split decision in November of last year. Check out the video of “Smooth” doing damage.

Apr 30, 2016 11:08 am

‘Bellator 153: Koreshkov vs. Henderson’ ratings are in

Earlier this month, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson made his Bellator MMA debut at Bellator 153, as he fought Andrey Koreshkov for the welterweight championship. The fight was a rough one for Henderson, who ultimately lost the bout via unanimous decision, getting beaten up pretty badly in the process. There was a silver lining...

Nov 28, 2015 6:42 pm

Henderson vs Masvidal Video: Post fight words from “Smooth” Henderson

      The main event at UFC Fight Night Korea was classic, text book Benson “Smooth” Henderson style of winning. Henderson (23-5 MMA) defeated Jorge Masvidal via split decision. This win marks the 11th time Henderson has won by split decision and 4th time getting his hand raised in a five round fight. Henderson...

Nov 28, 2015 11:06 am

Henderson looking to “test the market” following completion of contract

This morning when Benson Henderson defeated Jorge Masvidal in Seoul, Korea he also completed his contract with the UFC. Henderson removed his gloves inside the Octagon, leaving many to wonder if he was going to be stepping away from the Octagon. Following the fight, he spoke to MMAJunkie about what’s next for him. “When I...

Nov 25, 2015 7:28 pm

“Smooth” Henderson Video: Picks Aldo Getting Hand Raised

Who better to ask about a championship UFC fight than a former UFC champion? Benson “Smooth” Henderson gives us his pick on the mega featherweight fight Aldo vs McGregor. Henderson seems calm and relaxed heading into his fight with Masvidal. Some top tier fighters wont dare risk their ranking position to take a last minute...

Nov 14, 2015 6:34 am

Alves out of ‘UFC FN: Seoul’ main-event bout vs. Henderson

Unfortunate news surfaced Saturday morning that Thiago Alves had suffered a broken rib and had been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Seoul’ main event bout against Benson Henderson on November 28th. According to MMAJunkie the UFC is currently searching for an opponent for Henderson in order to ‘save’ the main event. This news...

Oct 31, 2015 8:02 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Alves’ fight card finalized

November 28th the UFC heads to Seoul, South Korea for UFC Fight Night 79. The UFC Fight Pass event will be headlined by a welterweight bout between ‘Smooth’ Benson Henderson and Thiago ‘The Pitbull’ Alves. According to MMAJunkie the preliminary card will begin at 1:45 a.m. PST, with the main card starting at 5 a.m....

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 7, 2015 11:52 am

Masvidal to Henderson: ‘Let’s Save UFC 186!’

Benson Henderson recently took to Twitter to issue an open challenge for any fighter that wants to duke it out in order to save UFC 186. Jorge Masvidal has stepped up to answer the challenge! We were scheduled before lets do it now!! #UFC186 @BensonHenderson @ufc @danawhite @lorenzofertitta — Jorge Masvidal UFC (@GamebredFighter) April 7,...

Apr 7, 2015 9:36 am

Former UFC Champ Henderson Offers to Replace “Rampage” Jackson

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson may be pulled from UFC 186 due to an injunction filed by Bellator. Benson Henderson has now issued an open challenge to anybody at 170 pounds to save the pay-per-view! Hey @ufc looks like u guys need some help for #UFC186…I can make 170lbs by then, any takers??? #OpenCall #TheOnceAndFutureKing — Benson...

Feb 16, 2015 5:06 am

Brandon Thatch Thanks Fans After Loss To Henderson

Following his 4th round submission loss to Benson Henderson, Brandon Thatch was in good spirits, all things considered. Thatch, who had his 10-fight win streak snapped at the hands of the former lightweight champion, took to Twitter to thank his fans. Had so much fun last night! Love my life. Thanks for the support:) —...

Feb 15, 2015 4:25 pm

Fighters React To Henderson Fighting With A Toothpick In His Mouth

Last night in the main event of “UFC Fight Night: Broomfield” Benson Henderson submitted Brandon Thatch in the 4th round. What caught the eye of fans though, besides the finish, was when Henderson once against produced a toothpick from his mouth, just seconds after defeating Thatch (See that HERE). Below is a compilation of fighter...

Feb 15, 2015 2:16 pm

Dana White Shuts Down Henderson vs. MacDonald Fight Talks

Last night after Benson Henderson defeated Brandon Thatch via 4th round submission, he revealed that if Rory MacDonald was still in need of an opponent for UFC 186, he would be happy to step in for Hector Lombard, who was popped for PEDs after his UFC 182 win over Josh Burkman. Immediately the MMA world...

Feb 15, 2015 7:29 am

Rory MacDonald Reacts To Henderson’s Callout

Last night, following his 4th round submission win over Brandon Thatch, Benson Henderson called for a bout against Rory MacDonald. MacDonald was slated to fight Hector Lombard at UFC 186 in April, however it was discovered that Lombard tested positive for PEDs following his win over Josh Burkman at UFC 182 in January. Henderson said...

Feb 15, 2015 7:29 am

Henderson Defeated Thatch With A Toothpick In His Mouth

Fight fans may remember that after Benson Henderson’s successful title defense against Nate Diaz several years ago, he produced a toothpick from his mouth, leaving many to dub the situation ‘toothpick-gate’ (See that HERE). Henderson has briefly discussed the ‘legend of the toothpick’ before (See that HERE), and last night in Broomfield Colorado, the toothpick...

Feb 15, 2015 7:29 am

Pros React To Henderson’s Win Over Thatch

Last night in the main event of Broomfield Colorado, Benson Henderson successfully moved up to welterweight and defeated Brandon Thatch via 4th round submission. Below is a compilation of Tweets from fighters watching the event. Henderson walks out and said "let's find out", well let's find out ! #UFCBroomfield — Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) February 15,...