Vitor Belfort walked into the octagon with the support of millions of Brazilians and he must have utilized that tonight. Vitor Belfort became the first man to knock out Dan Henderson.
As the fight started, Dan Henderson’s right hand was cocked and ready to blow while Vitor Belfort’s stance was low and ready to counter. Henderson fired off and connected with a right hand but Belfort countered with a shot of his own that dropped Henderson. Henderson tried to get back up to his feet, but Belfort cracked him with a left high kick.
Dan Henderson’s eyes rolled in the back of his head and that’s all she wrote.
Vitor Belfort defeated Dan Henderson by way of KO (Head Kick) 1:17 of Round 1