Dan Henderson News
Dan Henderson believes he would've "beat the f*ck" out of Jon Jones had UFC 151 fight gone through
Josh Evanoff - December 6, 2023
Dan Henderson reflects on years of training with Sean Strickland: "You need at least one guy in your gym that does that!"
Josh Evanoff - October 24, 2023
Dan Henderson teases potential combat sports comeback: "Bare knuckle? YouTube boxing?"
Josh Evanoff - October 23, 2023
Daniel Cormier names former PRIDE champion as the greatest fighter to never win a UFC title
Josh Evanoff - June 7, 2023
Rivals Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson finally agree on something: Colby Covington was “great” on Saturday night
Harry Kettle - September 21, 2020
Wanderlei Silva still wants Rampage Jackson fight, but would take Dan Henderson or Vitor Belfort
Drake Riggs - May 17, 2018
We’ve only seen the ‘Axe Murderer’, Wanderlei Silva step foot in the cage once in the last five years. That time being for when he headlined Bellator’s big Madison Square Garden show, Bellator 180 opposite his longtime rival, Chael Sonnen. ‘The American Gangster’ would go on to earn the unanimous decision victory by grinding out Silva in his usual fashion and then enter into Bellator’s heavyweight Grand Prix title tournament where he would defeat Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson in the opening round.
VIDEO | UFC Gym President gets H-Bombed by Dan Henderson
Tom Taylor - May 18, 2017
While at the UFC Gym Huntington Beach grand opening, UFC Gym President Adam Sedlack went on camera to discuss the importance of staying active as you age. His only error was using former Pride champion and long-time UFC contender Dan Henderson as an example. Mid-way through his comments, Sedlack was interrupted by a jarring Henderson overhand – the legendary “H-Bomb” – which sent him careening to the mat.
Despite "frustrating" decision loss to Bisping, Dan Henderson has no plans to return to the cage
Tom Taylor - April 2, 2017
Last October, a 47-year-old Dan Henderson very nearly captured the UFC middleweight title in his retirement fight, as he lost an extremely controversial unanimous decision to champ Michael Bisping. Now some six months removed from this disappointing retirement fight, Henderson recently told MMAFighting.com that he’s still got a bad taste in his mouth from it.
Luke Rockhold calls out Jon Jones following grappling submission win over Dan Henderson
Russell Ess - December 12, 2016
Jon Jones and Dan Henderson’s grappling match at the Submission Underground 2 event that took place over the weekend may have just started something very interesting. Jones was able to secure an arm-triangle choke on the recently retired MMA legend and forced “Hendo” to submit at 6:39 of the competition.
VIDEO | Watch Jon Jones submit Dan Henderson at Submission Underground 2
Tom Taylor - December 12, 2016
https://twitter.com/gatesonsports/status/808157383461511168 Way back in 2012, light heavyweight great Jon “Bones” Jones was expected to defend the UFC light heavyweight title against former two-division Pride champion Dan Henderson. The fight was supposed to fill the main event spot of UFC 151. Regrettably, Henderson was forced out of this planned bout with an injury, which ultimately forced the cancellation of the entire card.
SUG 2 Results: Jon Jones submits Dan Henderson
Chris Taylor - December 11, 2016
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones squared off with MMA legend Dan Henderson in the headlining match of tonight’s Submission Underground 2 event in Portland, Oregon. “Bones” was able to mount “Hendo” and then proceeded to secure an arm-triangle choke which forced the former dual-division PRIDE champion to tapout.
Dan Henderson fires back at Jon Jones ahead of grappling match
bjpenndotcom - November 30, 2016
On December 11th, former UFC light heavyweight champion, and pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones will return to competition to compete against former Olympian & MMA legend Dan Henderson at Submission Underground 2. Interestingly enough, this isn’t the first time that the pair have been set to compete against one another. Back in 2012, Jones and Henderson were set to meet in the Octagon at UFC 151 for a highly anticipated light heavyweight title fight, where Henderson hoped to capture the elusive UFC championship belt.
Dan Henderson: Khabib Nurmagomedov would "beat the piss out of" Conor McGregor
Tom Taylor - November 21, 2016
Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor thumped Eddie Alvarez to claim the UFC lightweight title. In doing so, he became the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two divisions concurrently. Having achieved this history-making win, McGregor’s hype reached new and unprecedented levels, as he scaled pound-for-pound lists and found himself being mentioned in greatest-of-all-time debates that used to be reserved for names like Anderson Silva, Georges St-Pierre, Fedor Emelianenko and Jon Jones.
Chael Sonnen Announces Jon Jones vs. Dan Henderson Grappling Match for December 11 Submission Underground Show
Tom Taylor - November 7, 2016
Michael Bisping fires back at those who think Dan Henderson won
bjpenndotcom - October 22, 2016
Earlier this month at UFC 204, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, and MMA legend Dan Henderson stepped into the Octagon in a highly anticipated rematch, this time for Bisping’s UFC middleweight championship. The fight was an extremely spectacular one, with Henderson showing off the power he possesses in his right hand even at 46 years old as he dropped Bisping in both the first and second rounds. Ultimately however, Bisping was able to weather an early storm from Henderson as he continued to outwork the MMA legend throughout the course of the remaining 3 rounds, out-striking Henderson as he poured out an impressive volume of strikes.
Dan Henderson "Pissed" About Bisping Loss, Could be "Talked Into a Rubber Match."
Tom Taylor - October 21, 2016
Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 204, England’s Michael Bisping sought to defend the UFC middleweight title against Dan Henderson. The bout also marked the Brit’s opportunity to avenge the ugliest loss of his career: a blistering KO doled out by Henderson in the year 2009. In the end, Bisping would leave Manchester with both the belt and his vengeance, earning a unanimous decision over his 46-year-old foe after five fun rounds of action. The fight was so competitive, however, that many fans didn’t believe Bisping deserved either, and that instead, the decision should have gone to Henderson.
Michael Bisping on UFC 204 win over Dan Henderson: 'I won that fight, plain and simple all you haters can shut up'
Russell Ess - October 17, 2016
Michael “The Count” Bisping was able to get his revenge over Dan Henderson at UFC 204. To make it even sweeter, Bisping was able to defend his UFC middleweight title in his much-wanted rematch with “Hendo” after being on the receiving end of a highlight knockout suffered in their first meeting at UFC 100. However, the rematch was not as decisive as their first fight as the championship bout went to the judges after five rounds where Bisping was declared the winner by unanimous decision.
VIDEO | Watch Dan Henderson's Wife React to his Decision Loss to Michael Bisping
Tom Taylor - October 16, 2016
Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 204, a 46-year-old Dan Henderson fought Michael Bisping for the UFC middleweight title. Win, lose, or draw, the aging legend assured it would be the last fight of his career.
Dan Henderson's Top 5 Career Moments
Tom Taylor - October 12, 2016
Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 204, a 46-year-old Dan Henderson fought the final fight of his MMA career. He did so against an old nemesis in Michael Bisping, with the UFC middleweight crown on the line. Despite a spirited effort, Henderson would come up short on the scorecards, failing to win the belt as he did in his two previous UFC title shots. Though he was never able to win gold in the UFC, Henderson accomplished some incredible feats over the course of his 47-fight career, winning titles in other major promotions, engaging in unforgettable wars, and dishing out some of the most iconic knockouts in MMA history.
VIDEO | Dan Henderson's Backstage Interview
Tom Taylor - October 9, 2016
On Saturday night, a 46-year-old Dan Henderson fought his last fight as a professional mixed martial artist. He did so against an old rival in England’s Michael Bisping, with the UFC middleweight title on the line.
Pro Fighters React to Dan Henderson's Retirement from MMA
Tom Taylor - October 9, 2016
On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 204, MMA legend Dan Henderson stepped onto the canvas for a final time. The former Pride and Strikeforce titleholder did so against an old rival in Michael Bisping, in a bout that could have won him the UFC middleweight title. Regrettably, Henderson was not able to achieve his title-winning happy ending. Though he nearly finished his British foe in the first and second rounds, the larger fight saw him soundly out-hustled by a workmanlike Bisping.
Dan Henderson sends a message to the middleweight division
bjpenndotcom - October 5, 2016
When it was announced earlier this year that #13 ranked UFC middleweight Dan Henderson would be getting first crack at Michael Bisping and his middleweight championship, there was widespread outrage regarding Bisping cutting the line to get a middleweight title shot. While many MMA fans wanted to see the UFC 100 rematch between Bisping and Henderson, the general consensus among fans was that Henderson shouldn’t receive a title shot, despite the fact that he has promised this will be his final MMA fight.
Dan Henderson on Jon Jones: 'He's still arguably the best pound for pound guy out there'
Russell Ess - September 26, 2016
MMA legend Dan Henderson has a chance to retire at the top of the game as he is set to face UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping for the belt at UFC 204 on October 8. Prior to his last bout where “Hendo” knocked out Hector Lombard in the second round of their fight, Henderson had already begun talks of retirement. The UFC 199 bout against Lombard was the last fight to fulfill his UFC contract.
Dan Henderson won't hesitate to land controversial shots if he KOs Michael Bisping
bjpenndotcom - September 24, 2016
Back in 2009, Dan Henderson and Michael Bisping steeped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated middleweight showdown after coaching opposite one another on season 9 of The Ultimate Fighter. In the second round of the fight, Henderson picked up what is considered by many to be one of the greatest knockouts of all time as he landed a thunderous right hand that put Bisping to sleep. As Bisping was starched on the canvas, Henderson followed up with several ground and pound shots before the referee stopped the fight.