Archive: benson henderson

Jan 9, 2013 10:56 am

UFC Lists Benson Henderson As Best Fighter Of 2012 | UFC NEWS

The good guys over at UFC.com have compiled what they are calling the unofficial top 10 best UFC fighters list for last year. AS to be expected the likes of Anderson Silva and Jon Jones made the list, but in first position was UFC lightweight champion, Benson Henderson. Here is the UFC’s top 10 list...

Dec 28, 2012 11:09 am

Dana White: Gilbert Melendez Likely Gets Immediate Title Shot | UFC NEWS

With the closing of the Strikeforce promotions doors next week, it would appear as if their lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez, may get his wish to challenge for UFC gold. The Strikeforce champion has beaten everyman he has ever faced inside a cage or ring and has now set his eyes on UFC gold. UFC president...

Dec 21, 2012 11:23 am

Ten Christmas Presents the UFC Needs to Give Fans in 2013

There are so many potential match-ups for UFC fans now that Strikeforce is closing its doors. Young guns rising and some of the sport’s most storied athletes still remain on the roster. BJPenn.com takes a look at ten essential fights that need to take place in 2013. 10. Gilbert Melendez vs. Frankie Edgar Gilbert Melendez...

Dec 14, 2012 11:13 am

Gilbert Melendez Wants A Unification Bout With Benson Henderson | UFC NEWS

“I want to fight Benson Henderson. I think a champion versus champion fight makes absolute sense right now. I think we already know how things are going to work out between Benson Henderson and a lot of other lightweight fighters in the UFC, but I’m that mystery fighter. No one really knows how I’m going...

Dec 10, 2012 1:45 pm

My UFC on Fox 5 M.V.P.

  UFC on Fox 5 was met with great anticipation and for the most part the card delivered a lot of great action and exceptional performances. Many of the fighters made huge statements on Saturday night so it wasn’t easy to determine who my MVP was going to be. The undercard began with what was...

Dec 10, 2012 11:00 am

UFC on FOX 5 Ratings Solid | UFC News

  According to TVbytheNumbers, The UFC on FOX 5 event received solid numbers and was the third highest watched UFC on FOX card after the first two showings. It was also the most watched show in the 8-10 slot among basic programming. On average, it got 2.4 million viewers and grabbed the key 18-49 demographics....

Dec 8, 2012 8:54 pm

UFC on FOX 5: Main Event result and analysis

The main event of one of the biggest fight cards the UFC has put together in quite some time showcased two of the best MMA fighters in the world, Nate Diaz vs. Benson Henderson for the UFC lightweight championship. The fight didn’t go quite like many expected it, but it went just how the champ...

Dec 8, 2012 8:43 pm

UFC on Fox 5 post-fight bonus’

By Evan Stoumbelis Tonight Mixed Martial Arts fans were given an outstanding night of fights. We saw Benson Henderson retain his lightweight title in a dominant performance over Nate Diaz, Alexander Gustafsson solidify his place as a top light heavyweight contender with his performance over Shogun Rua, Rory MacDonald call out Carlos Condit, and Matt...

Dec 7, 2012 6:15 pm

UFC on Fox 5 Weigh In Results: Diaz, Assuncao, Martinez Miss the Mark

Main event title challenger, Nate Diaz – failed to hit his target weight on the first attempt and was given two hours to cut the additional weight along with 2 other fighters. Making that a total of 3 fighters missing the mark. There is no one pound allowance for a title fight. Diaz weighed in...

Dec 7, 2012 3:27 pm

UFC on Fox 5 Main Card Predictions

  We are a little over 24 hours away from what will truly be a historic night in Seattle as the UFC invades the Key Arena with UFC on Fox 5: Henderson vs. Diaz. The whole card consists of 11 bouts with one airing on Facebook, six on FX and four on Fox. All four...

Dec 6, 2012 10:37 am

Who’s on the Hot Seat: UFC on Fox 5 Edition

  We are just two days away from what could arguably be the most anticipated card of 2012. On Saturday night, December 8th, the UFC presents: UFC on Fox 5: Henderson vs. Diaz from Seattle, WA. The main card consists of four bouts where any of them could win Fight of the Night. Leading off...

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...

Dec 4, 2012 6:58 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 5: Sneak Peak Of Show Opener | UFC NEWS

The UFC returns to Seattle for an epic night of free fights, headlined by a lightweight title bout between Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz. Plus a light heavyweight showdown between Shogun Rua and Alexander Gustafsson and BJ Penn returns to the Octagon to face rising star Rory MacDonald

Dec 3, 2012 12:25 pm

Exclusive: John Crouch Talks to BJPenn.Com Radio about Benson Henderson vs. Nate Diaz

  The main event of UFC on Fox 5 features two of the most exciting fighters in the world of mixed martial arts. This Saturday night in Seattle UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson will attempt to defend his title against Cesar Gracie student, Nate Diaz. Ever since this match-up was announced fans, trainers, pundits and...