Archive: benson henderson

Aug 23, 2014 8:52 pm

UFC FN 49 Results: Leites Sends Carmont Crashing to the Mat, Earns 2nd Round KO Win

Thales Leites extended his winning streak to four with his brutal victory against Francis Carmont tonight. Carmont has the Brock Lesnar/Cheick Kongo issue where he looks like one of the baddest men on the planet, but he always seems to be holding something back. Leites slowly picked Carmont apart with strike after strike until the...

Aug 23, 2014 8:25 pm

UFC FN 49 Results: Holloway Dominates Collard, Wins by TKO in Round 3

Max Holloway’s speed and patience paid dividends compared to Clay Collard’s desire to brawl. Collard had the gas tank to approach this bout with his brawler-heavy moveset in the first couple minutes of the fight, but once his tank drained things began to get sloppy. Holloway’s technique almost awarded him a knockout victory in multiple...

Aug 23, 2014 7:58 pm

UFC FN 49 Results: Vick Drops Lazaro Multiple Times en route to Big Decision Win

At the beginning of the bout, James Vick seemed to be a second faster than Valmir Lazaro. Vick was able to cut Lazaro off with jabs right down the middle that often cut off his opponent’s combinations. Lazaro would suffer this misfortune for most of the first round until he started finding success in taking...

Aug 23, 2014 6:59 pm

UFC FN 49 Results: Magny Pulls Off Tough Decision Against Garcia

Neil Magny and Alex Garcia closed out the preliminary portion of the card on Fox Sports 2 with a welterweight bout. Magny spent the majority of the second and third rounds on his back, but it seemed he stayed busy enough to pull off the decision win. Magny locked up the first round by spending...

Aug 23, 2014 6:16 pm

UFC FN 49 Results: Dariush Forces Martin to Submit in Round 2

Beneil Dariush took the backseat in the fight rather quick as Tony Martin established a comfortable striking range early on. Dariush was not doing well with adjusting to Martin changing levels and he ate some serious shots. Dariush overthrew on the majority of his punches which cut his combination-attempts short. Martin was grapple heavy and...

Aug 23, 2014 5:49 pm

UFC FN 49 Results: Hobar Grapples His Way to Victory Against Phillips

Matt Hobar just picked up his first victory inside the octagon after tonight’s bout against Aaron Phillips. Hobar landed a takedown and was able to spend the remainder of the round (four minutes) on top. Phillips, however, worked as much as possible off his back by going for multiple submissions and landing four stiff up-kicks....

Aug 23, 2014 5:16 pm

UFC FN 49 Results: Saunders Lands Rare Omoplata, Heatherly Submits in Round 1

Ben Saunders made waves during his UFC return when he submitted Chris Heatherly with a modified omoplata! Heatherly thought he wanted nothing to do with Saunders’ standup game so he shot for takedown. Heatherly landed the takedown, but it was Saunders who would capitalize for being on the ground. Saunders trapped Heatherly in a double-rubberguard...

Aug 23, 2014 5:00 pm

UFC FN 49 Results: Reis Earns Two Rounds in Decision Win Against Sanchez

Joby Sanchez and Wilson Reis kicked off tonight’s action with a bout on UFC Fight Pass. Both men shined in their performance tonight, but it was Reis who walked out of the octagon with his hands raised. Reis controlled most of the first round by dictating where the action went. He found little success with...

Aug 23, 2014 12:57 pm

“UFC Fight Night 49: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos” Live Results Thread & Program Guide

Tonight, from Tulsa’s BOK Center, “UFC Fight Night 49: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos” goes down live on FOX Sports 1. For preliminary card action, fans should tune in to FOX Sports 2 and UFC Fight Pass (Stream). In typical Fight Night fashion, BJPENN.COM will be providing live coverage of tonight’s event right here in this...

Aug 22, 2014 2:54 pm

STAREDOWNS! UFC Fight Night 49 Edition

If you missed today’s UFC Fight Night 49 weigh-ins stream, you missed all the staredowns from tomorrow night’s competitors. Here’s another: Mike Pyle vs. Jordan Mein:

Aug 22, 2014 2:35 pm

“UFC Fight Night 49: Henderson vs. dos Anjos” Weigh-In Results

Today, from Tulsa, Oklahoma’s BOK Center, the UFC Fight Night 49 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. Here are the results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) Rafael dos Anjos (155) vs. Benson Henderson (155.5) Jordan Mein (170.25) vs. Mike Pyle (170.75) Francis Carmont (185.75) vs. Thales Leites (185.25) Clay...

Aug 22, 2014 1:24 pm

UFC Fight Night 49: Open Workout Highlight

Benson Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos hit the mat Thursday during the Fight Night Tulsa open workout ahead of their main event bout Saturday night. Also see Jordan Mein and Mike Pyle.

Aug 22, 2014 11:28 am

Signature Moves: Benson Henderson

Watch Benson Henderson’s moves in ultra-slow motion, as the UFC’s former lightweight champion teaches his most powerful techniques with lasting impact.

Aug 22, 2014 5:00 am

Rafael dos Anjos: ‘I see a lot of holes in Benson Henderson’s game’

In this weekend’s UFC Main Event in Tulsa, Oklahoma, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson takes on top contender Rafael dos Anjos. It may be easy, for fight fans, to count the Brazilian fighter out, he tells FOX Sports that Benson has holes in his game. Check it: “He’s a tough guy, a former champion,...

Aug 21, 2014 10:58 am

Bendo: ‘I’m a sinner, and I need Christ in my life’

“I definitely think about quite a bit. It’s something I take pride in being as real as possible. I love Christ, I love being a Christian. It’s very hard sometimes making the right choice or making the right decisions, but I enjoy it and I like it. That’s who I am. I’m not going to...