Archive: Dan Henderson

Jun 25, 2015 11:54 am

BAMMA USA 16’s Chris Saunders: UFC Veteran Who Has Found His New Home

  By Keith Harmon UFC and Bellator veteran Chris Saunders will step into the cage against Brandon Morris in a lightweight title eliminator bout tomorrow, Friday, June 26 that will also serve as the main event at BAMMA USA: Badbeat 16. The bout is a quick turnaround from Saunders’ fight in April, and forces him to miss...

Jun 25, 2015 10:16 am

BAMMA USA 16’s Brandon Morris: From “Young Money” to “Redrum”

  By Keith Harmon Brandon Morris and Chris Saunders will clash in a lightweight title eliminator in the main event of BAMMA USA – Badbeat 16, which streams live on Go Fight Live tomorrow, Friday, June 26. I had the chance to talk with Morris about his upcoming fight.  We discussed what it’s like training with...

Jan 5, 2015 2:37 pm

Hendo on Bones: I respect him as a fighter but not as a person

Prior to his bout with Daniel Cormier at last weekend’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas, current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones told the media that he was not impressed by DC’s most recent win over a “50-60” year-old Dan Henderson. Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, Dan Henderson, was a guest on Monday’s...

Dec 18, 2014 10:36 am

Finalized! UFC on FOX 14 lineup set

The lineup for next month’s UFC on FOX 14 event in Sweden is set and includes a four fight main card which will air on FOX. The event, which takes place January 24 live from the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, is headlined by a light heavyweight title eliminator bout featuring hometown hero Alexander Gustafsson taking on surging contender...

Nov 21, 2014 6:30 am

Clean! Belfort passes NSAC-administered random drug test for UFC 184 title fight

UFC middleweight number one contender Vitor Belfort (24-10 MMA, 13-6 UFC) was surprised with a drug test earlier this month, as the Nevada State Athletic Commission sent collectors to his gym in Florida to obtain both blood and urine samples. The results of that random drug test came back yesterday and returned negative for performing-enhancing...

Nov 12, 2014 12:21 pm

Hendo returns to 185, meets Mousasi at UFC on FOX 14

Dan Henderson (30-12 MMA, 7-6 UFC) will return to the UFC’s middleweight division this January when he faces Gegard Mousasi (35-5-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 14. UFC officials announced the pairing earlier today. Dan Henderson was last seen in action at May’s UFC 173 event in Las Vegas,...

Nov 5, 2014 6:16 pm

Hendo Targeting January Return To Middleweight

Dan Henderson is looking to get back into the cage in January, following a lackluster 2014. The former Strikeforce and PRIDE FC champion saw just two fights this year. A win, and a loss. Now, according to a report on UFC Tonight, the MMA legend is ready to head back down to middleweight, where the...

Oct 24, 2014 10:11 am

Weidman vs. Belfort Being Targeted For UFC 184 in Los Angeles

A middleweight title fight between current champion Chris Weidman and number one contender Vitor Belfort is being targeted to headline February’s UFC 184 event in Los Angeles. UFC officials announced the potential bout yesterday. Weidman and Belfort were supposed to headline December’s UFC 181 event in Las Vegas, but the champ suffered a broken hand...

Oct 9, 2014 1:06 pm

Hendo Says Bring It, Agrees To Fight Jacare Souza

Earlier this week ‘Jacare’ Souza’s camp challenged Dan Henderson to a fight in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division. MMA Legend and former two-division PRIDE Champion, Dan Henderson responded through social media. I would be more then happy to give Jacare what he wants. Except I would do it at MW and Jan 3rd. (cont) —...

Oct 8, 2014 5:10 am

Souza Camp Eyeing Dan Henderson 205 Bout

“I believe Jacare already proved that he deserves a shot at the middleweight title, but, once he’s recovered from this second elbow surgery in January, it’s the same time as Chris and Belfort, so what can we do? I like the idea of putting Jacare in a special light heavyweight fight. I truly believe that,...

Sep 26, 2014 6:21 am

Wand names his greatest fights

Former PRIDE middleweight champion and MMA legend, Wanderlei Silva, retired from the sport of mixed martial arts just six days ago. “The Axe Murderer” recently did an interview with Brazil’s Combate, where he detailed the greatest fights of his illustrious career. Take a look: Greatest Fight “My great fight was against Liddell,” said Wand. “I...

Sep 24, 2014 11:30 am

Like it or not, Wanderlei Silva should still go down as a legend

Former PRIDE middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1 MMA) recently retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this due to apparent grievances he had with both his employer (The UFC) and the NSAC (Nevada State Athletic Commission). Yesterday, the NSAC announced that “The Axe Murderer” had been indefinitely suspended, meaning he will never be able to fight in the...

Sep 11, 2014 5:04 am

#TBT – Old School Chael and Hendo

Before they were two of MMA’s biggest starts, Chael Sonnen and Dan Henderson were teammates and training partners. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Sep 1, 2014 5:02 am

PHOTOS | Dan Henderson Get’s Married

Yesterday we reported that former UFC champion Dan Henderson had over 30 cases of beer delivered to his house for his Labor Day Pig Roast, however when the guests arrived they were surprised to find out that Henderson would also be getting married the same night! Congratulations to the newly wed Mr. and Mrs. Dan...

Aug 31, 2014 7:38 am

PHOTO | Dan Henderson Knows How To Party, Over 30 Cases Of Beer

UFC legend Dan Henderson is enjoying some time away from the Octagon since his last loss at the hands of Daniel Cormier. The Henderson’s held their annual Pig roast this past weekend, and Anheuser Busch contributed by sending over 30 cases of beer. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Aug 8, 2014 10:19 am

Wanderlei Wants Hendo Fight & Dan Accepts

“I want to be back soon to make the 50th fight of my career. I would like it to be in a special card. It’s not news that I want to face Vitor Belfort or Chael Sonnen. But Dan Henderson is other guy that I want to fight, it’s a viable possibility. We’re 1-1 tied...

Jul 21, 2014 7:18 am

PHOTO | Dan Henderson Drinking Beer And Surfing

UFC legend Dan Henderson has been enjoying a bit of time off after his loss to Daniel Cormier back in May. Despite the loss, Henderson said he has no plans of retiring. Check out Henderson’s awesome weekend courtesy of the fighter’s official Instagram: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 26, 2014 6:39 am

QUICK TWITT | Hendo Denies Return To Middleweight Rumors

Ut-Oh! Earlier in the week, rumors started circulating about Dan Henderson’s departure from the UFC’s light-heavyweight division, and return to middleweight. Untrue though, says the former PRIDE and STRIKEFORCE Champ. Check it: It's funny how rumors get started. If you have read that I will be returning to middle weight. Not true, but always a...

Jun 24, 2014 5:14 pm

Dan Henderson Dropping Back Down To Middleweight

UFC Legend Dan Henderson is reportedly dropping back down to the middleweight division according to his coach Daniel Woirin who spoke to earlier today. Henderson, who is coming off a brutal loss to top ranked light heavyweight Daniel Cormier is supposedly targeting a year end fight, and most definitely “would like (to fight) by...

Jun 19, 2014 6:31 am

Ratings Report: UFC 173 PPV Buys Barely Hit 200K

When it comes to PPV buy rates we never really get disclosed true and accurate figures. However the one reliable and lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based...

Jun 11, 2014 10:23 am

Ricardo Arona refused Bellator’s offer, not physically fit to fight

Former PRIDE FC veteran Ricardo Arona (14-5 MMA) has not competed in mixed martial arts since a 2009 win over Marvin Eastman in Brazil. “The Brazilian Tiger” was recently offered a contract to fight under the Bellator banner, but he has declined. The 35-year-old told Rádio Globo that he couldn’t accept the deal because of...

May 30, 2014 5:05 am

Daniel Cormier Fought Hendo With Some Major Injuries

Former Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix champion Daniel Cormier just recently earned himself the next UFC light heavyweight title shot when he defeated Dan Henderson at UFC 173. Cormier ended up submitting Henderson in the third round and will now face the winner of Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson. On the most recent episode of UFC...

May 29, 2014 5:59 am

UFC 173 Medical Suspensions Report: 8 Receive Extended Terms

The suspension list from UFC 173 is in, and while every fighter is usually placed on a short suspension, this event seems to have quite a few fighters that were placed on suspension longer than the standard 30 days. Among those is welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger. Out of 17 total suspensions, eight fighters made a...

May 28, 2014 5:12 am

Dillashaw: ‘Barao doesn’t deserve a rematch’

“I have no problem fighting him again, but I feel like he shouldn’t be getting an instant rematch the way he lost. It would be different if maybe I’d have finished him in the first round with that choke and maybe people thought it was a fluke. But I beat him up for five rounds....

May 28, 2014 5:03 am

Rogan Talks Dillashaw: ‘It was the finest performance I’ve ever seen’

“It was the most stunning performance I’ve ever seen in all my years of being a fight fan. In more than a decade of working for the UFC, that was the finest performance I’ve ever seen. This was a fight where a kid came into it with very few people thinking that he was going...

May 27, 2014 12:57 pm

UFC 173 Salary Report: Robbie Lawler Tops Payouts

The total disclosed payroll for Saturday’s UFC 173 event was just north of one-million-dollars. UFC welterweight Robbie Lawler, took home the lions share of the night’s earnings and brought in nearly 20% of the disclosed payouts with his win over Jake Ellenberger. Co-main event fighter, Daniel Cormier, was not far behind with a nice fat...