Archive: Dan Henderson

Aug 29, 2012 6:28 am

Fights to Look Forward to Part II

Yesterday I detailed a few fights that we as MMA fans have to look forward to beginning with UFC 152 and ending with UFC 155. Today I will go over the other UFC cards including UFC on Fuel TV: Struve vs. Miocic, UFC on FX: Browne vs. Bigfoot, UFC on Fuel TV 6 which will...

Aug 29, 2012 2:54 am

Audio | Greg Jackson Explains Why Jon Jones Turned Down Chael Sonnen Fight | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Greg Jackson comments in an interview with MMAWeekly. As far as UFC President Dana White was concerned there were two men responsible for the cancellation of UFC 151. Firstly the UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and in a close second his trainer Greg Jackson. Jackson explains why they decided not to face Chael...

Aug 24, 2012 7:47 am

Just When You Thought Things Couldn't Get Any Stranger!!!! They Do!!

When I went to bed last night I was under the belief that things couldn’t get any crazier. When I woke up I realized I was clearly wrong. After yesterday’s events centering around Dan Henderson’s injury, Jon Jones refusal to fight Chael Sonnen on eight days notice and the complete cancellation of UFC 151, I...

Aug 23, 2012 11:04 am

Quick Twitt | Chael tweets to Jones "I'll give you my purse" | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor The UFC has announced that president Dana White will be holding a press conference at 2pm ET to address the UFC 151 “situation”. Rumors have been swirling that #1 contender Dan Henderson has suffered a knee injury and is being forced to withdraw from the September 1st event. Chael Sonnen has been...

Aug 23, 2012 9:12 am

Rumor: Dan Henderson out of UFC 151? | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Yesterday, the twitter universe exploded with speculation that light heavyweight #1 contender Dan Henderson was injured and could possibly be forced out of his scheduled title fight at UFC 151. Nothing has been confirmed as of yet, but that hasn’t stopped MMA media or officials from addressing the situation. UFC announcer Kenny Florian...

Aug 22, 2012 5:40 am

Koch Confident: “I think I’m better”

On October 13 at UFC 153 in Rio, Erik Koch will have his day. EriK will square off against pound for pound darling, and UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo. Tatame recently interviewed an anxious Koch. Erik has been waiting patiently for this fight while an injured Aldo recovered. Koch gave his thoughts on the champion....

Aug 21, 2012 11:22 pm

Video | UFC 151: Jones vs Henderson Extended Preview | UFC News

Will Jon Jones’ work ethic and incredible talent be enough to stave off Dan Henderson’s right hand? Find out September 1. Plus, Jake Ellenberger gets a chance to avenge his first loss against returning UFC star Jay Hieron. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 21, 2012 2:43 am

Henderson Plans To See What Jones Is Really Made Of At UFC 151 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Former PRIDE and Strikeforce Champion Dan Henderson comments in an interview with MMAWeekly. In his next bout in the UFC 151 main event Henderson faces Jon Jones for the UFC Light-Heavyweight title. Going into the bout Henderson feels like he is being overlooked however he admits it doesn’t bother him and intends...

Aug 18, 2012 10:16 am

Couture Favors Hendo Over Jones In Title Fight | UFC NEWS

Former UFC heavyweight and light-heavyweight champion of the world, Randy “The Natural” Couture, expresses his favoritism for his ex-Team Quest partner and fellow wrestler Dan Henderson in his upcoming title fight against UFC king, Jon Jones. Couture is not only a UFC Hall-of-Famer but also one of the sport’s most analytical strategists, he often see’s...

Aug 18, 2012 2:58 am

Video | UFC 151: Dan Henderson Pre-Fight Interview | UFC News

Two belts in Pride. The light heavyweight belt in Strikeforce. There’s only one title missing from Dan Henderson’s mantle: The UFC light heavyweight crown. Hear why “Hendo” is confident he’ll take the crown from Jon Jones at UFC 151. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 18, 2012 2:49 am

Jon Jones States He Doesn't Want Lyoto Machida Rematch | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones comments in an interview with ESPN. At UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera Dana White announced that whoever looked most impressive and like they wanted it most would get the title shot. Lyoto Machida finished Ryan Bader in the second round and claimed the title shot....

Aug 17, 2012 5:16 pm

Measuring the Puncher’s Chance in Jones vs. Henderson | EDITORIAL

  At UFC 151, longtime mixed martial arts veteran Dan Henderson will look to complete his collection of championship straps as he faces off against Jon Jones for his UFC light heavyweight crown. Many opponents have fallen victim at the hands of the man dubbed ‘Bones,’ as he has repeatedly silenced the critics by decisively...

Aug 16, 2012 10:30 am

Report: UFC 150 draws 190,000 PPV buys | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor This past weekends UFC 150 card proved that having a title fight as the main event for a pay-per-view card no longer guarantees a million dollar-plus gate. Infact, the gate for UFC 150 was the worst for a PPV event since 2007 and it would appear that the pay-per-view buys for the Edgar vs Henderson...

Aug 16, 2012 7:49 am

UFC and Fox Put Together A Year End Event Sure to Satisfy the Masses

The UFC and Fox certainly hit a homerun with the three blockbuster bouts they have booked for their year-end card scheduled for December 8th. The first year of this historic partnership has certainly had its share of growing pains, but it looks as though the duo is finally starting to understand what fights the fans...

Aug 14, 2012 6:14 am

Video | UFC 151: Jon Jones Pre-Fight Interview | UFC News

Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has a straightforward gameplan for his title fight at UFC 151: Let nature take its course, and become the first person to TKO Dan Henderson. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 14, 2012 6:06 am

Jones Says Hendo May Have To Worry About His One-Punch Knockout Power | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones comments to FUEL TV. Jones is set to defend his title against former PRIDE and Strikeforce Champion Dan Henderson and he admits Henderson is not someone to be taken lightly. “Dan Henderson’s right up there, I think he ranks as high as anybody I’ve fought in 2011....

Aug 9, 2012 7:27 am

Exclusive: Ovince St. Preux Ready to Rebound From Loss to Mousasi

Strikeforce light heavyweight Ovince St. Preux has spent the last eight months preparing for August 18th. The last time fans saw him inside the cage he was losing via decision to Gegard Mousasi at Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal. The defeat snapped an eight fight winning streak for the Knoxville, Tennessee resident who was well on...

Aug 5, 2012 12:08 pm

The Dragon emerges from UFC on Fox 4 as the #1 Contender | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Earlier this week, UFC president Dana White stated that “whoever wins the most impressively” from the contests involving Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Brandon Vera and Lyoto Machida vs. Ryan Bader would be deemed the #1 contender for the Light Heavyweight title. Machida and Bader were the first to take to the octagon...