Archive: Dan Henderson

May 27, 2014 5:07 am

UFC Open To Dillashaw vs. Barao Rematch

Could TJ Dillashaw be forced into an immediate rematch with Renan Barao? While one could argue the case, after five dominant rounds and a finish, it’s not the type of fight we need additional clarity on. The UFC however, is apparently open to a rematch as confirmed by Dana White: “I want to see both....

May 27, 2014 5:03 am

Varner Breaks Two Bones & Tears Ligaments

UFC 173 competitor Jamie Varner had a disappointing result in his return to action. The former WEC champ tore ligaments and broke two bones in his foot during the first round of his fight against James Krause. His management team first tweeted out the news, Saturday night, but have yet to dive into specifics about...

May 27, 2014 5:00 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Dillashaw’s Upset Of Barao

The world was shocked last Saturday when TJ Dillashaw finished Brazil’s Renan Barao. It was the former champ’s first loss in in 35 straight fights. Here’s how the MMA world reacted: Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh killllllemmmmmmm that right hand ! #UFC173 great fight Dillashaw looking loose — Sergio Pettis (@sergiopettis) May 25, 2014 Wow! @TJDillashaw @ufc #UFC173 —...

May 27, 2014 4:59 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Cormier’s Submission Over Hendo

In Saturday’s co-main event, Daniel Cormier easily dispatched Dan Henderson over the course of three-rounds. Here’s the MMA World’s reaction: HOLY FOOTSWEEPS!!!!!! #UFC173 — Nick Newell (@NotoriousNewell) May 25, 2014 I hope everyone realizes how amazing that step around throw was!!!! Freaking awesome @dc_mma — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) May 25, 2014 Dan is having such...

May 26, 2014 5:17 am

PHOTO | Team Alpha Male Gathers And Celebrates Dillashaw Title Win

Team Alpha Male stays true to their #NoShirtNation creed — Megan Olivi (@MeganOlivi) May 25, 2014 TJ Dillashaw shocked the world last weekend with his win over the nearly unbeaten, Renan Barao. His team, headed up by Urijah Faber, are rightfully excited about their first UFC belt.

May 26, 2014 5:09 am

PHOTO | Hendo & Cormier Pose Following UFC 173 Bout

No hard feelings for UFC 173 co-main event fighters Dan Henderson and Daniel Cormier. The two Olympic Games veterans shared the Octagon for nearly 15-minutes, but in the end, DC choked Hendo unconscious. The caption reads, “The chance to share a cage with one of my true heroes is an experience I will treasure forever....

May 26, 2014 5:07 am

UFC Boss: ‘Ellenberger has a lot of word to do’

“Listen, there’s guys that pull the triggers when it’s time to step up, and there’s guys who don’t pull the trigger. This is two times where he was in the spotlight and had big opportunities and he didn’t pull the trigger. When you’re in a big fight like that, and you’re down two rounds, you...

May 26, 2014 5:06 am

White Says Lawler #1 Guy – Deserves Title Shot

“How could you deny him the fight? The fight with (Johnny) Hendricks was awesome. With his performance before the Hendricks fight, there’s no doubt he’s the No. 1 guy in the world.” UFC President Dana White confirmed Saturday night that Robbie Lawler is the man on top of the welterweight ladder. And while Dana told...

May 26, 2014 5:04 am

UFC Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 7

On episode #7 of the 7-part series, UFC Embedded, Dana White gives an impassioned speech to the assembled UFC 173 fighters. Just a few hours before their co-main event clash, Daniel Cormier and Dan Henderson follow very different routines that will lead them to the same place, inside the Octagon facing each other. UFC Embedded...

May 26, 2014 5:02 am

PHOTO | Cage Side Doc Steps On Varner’s Broken Foot

Jamie Varner has received a ton of praise following Saturday’s gutsy performance on the UFC 173 pay-per-view card. He broke two-bones and tore some ligaments and still fought on through the first frame of action. At the end of the bout, the cage side doctor stepped on his foot. Check it:

May 26, 2014 5:00 am

Barao Teammate Calls UFC Crooks For Making Him Fight So Soon

Unfortunately for Renan Barao, he lost his UFC bantamweight title last Saturday. Fortunately for TJ Dillashaw, he beat him. While Team Alpha Males is likely still celebrating their first UFC title, Team Nova Uniao is not in high spirits. Marlon Sandro, teammate of Barao took to Instagram with the following: “I’m sure you will come...

May 24, 2014 8:57 pm

UFC 173 Results: Cormier Chokes Henderson Out In Round 3, Calls Out Jon Jones After Win

Daniel Cormier put on a masterful performance against Dan Henderson and made a good case for being the next challenger to Jon Jones’ UFC Light Heavyweight Title. It wasn’t even a minute before Daniel Cormier slammed Dan Henderson to the ground after executing a beautiful hip toss. Cormier landed right in side control and it...

May 24, 2014 8:23 pm

UFC 173 Results: Lawler Sends Ellenberger to the Ground with Knee, Wins in Round 3

Robbie Lawler proved to the world why he is ranked number one in the welterweight division. He cracked Jake Ellenberger with a couple high kicks that sent Ellenberger stumbling back a few steps. Even though Ellenberger blocked them, they still hurt and he went into full defense mode. Ellenberger landed maybe two or three shots...

May 24, 2014 7:55 pm

UFC 173 Results: Mizugaki Extends Win Streak to 5 with Decision Win Over Rivera

Takeya Mizugaki and Francisco Rivera set the pace for an exciting fight after a scrappy first round. Mizugaki dropped Rivera with a huge shot in the middle of the first round but did not go in for the kill. This allowed Rivera to recover and gain some momentum of his own by landing some takedowns...

May 24, 2014 7:27 pm

UFC 173 Results: Varner Breaks Ankle in Round 1, Krause Picks up TKO Win

Jamie Varner and James Krause kicked off the main card of “UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw” and it was cut short due to an unfortunate injury. In the first minute of the bout, Varner landed awkwardly on his left ankle and apparently broke it. He continued to push through the pain for the remaining four...

May 24, 2014 6:47 pm

UFC 173 Results: Chiesa Dominates Trinaldo for Fifteen Minutes

Michael Chiesa and Francisco Trinaldo headlined the Fox Sports 1 preliminary portion of the card and it was a one-sided affair. Michael Chiesa walked into some trouble taking Francisco Trinaldo down at the beginning of the first round, but once he got him there it was one sided. Chiesa was able to take him down...

May 24, 2014 6:09 pm

UFC 173 Results: Ferguson Sends Kikuno Crashing to the Mat, Earns KO Win

Katsunori Kikuno’s hands hung low the entire fight and it was only a matter of time before Tony Ferguson sent him crashing to the ground. Katsunori Kikuno’s style of fighting, while unorthodox, usually paid off for him. It tends to confuse fighters so much that he can attack from different angles and sneak devastating punches...

May 24, 2014 5:52 pm

UFC 173 Results: Holdsworth Smothers Camus, Earns Unanimous Decision Win

Chris Holdsworth is the real deal. Most of the fight took place on the ground where Holdsworth smothered Camus, leaving him little room to work with. Whenever Camus would try to escape, he would either fail or be successful only to let Holdsworth take another dominant position seconds later. Even though Chris Holdsworth’s statistics for...

May 24, 2014 4:57 pm

UFC 173 Results: Pichel Takes Njokuani Down 9 Times en route to Decision Victory

Anthony Njokuani and Vinc Pichel headlined the UFC Fight Pass preliminaries, but the fight almost ended seconds into the first round. Vinc Pichel tried to set a good distance between him and Anthony Njokuani by extending his hand and fingers, but he accidentally poked him in the eye. Njokuani walked back to a neutral corner...

May 24, 2014 4:26 pm

UFC 173 Results: Sicilia Picks Up Win After Going the Distance with Phillips

Aaron Phillips and Sam Sicilia put on an exciting featherweight bout on the UFC Fight Pass Preliminary portion of tonight’s event. Aaron Phillips caught Sam Sicilia off guard a few times by switching levels, attacking the head and body evenly. Sicilia was dropped by a knee to the body and almost walked into a guillotine,...

May 24, 2014 4:04 pm

UFC 173 Results: Li Defeats Michaud by way of Split Decision

Jingliang Li and David Michaud made their UFC debuts tonight and kicked off the fights on the UFC Fight Pass portion of ‘UFC 173’. Michaud was undefeated walking into the octagon, but he walked out tasting defeat for the first time in his career. Jingliang Li and David Michaud put on an impressive performance, all...