Sometimes because of the way a fight is won, there has to be a rematch.
Whether it’s bad judging, a draw or a controversial stoppage, there are some fights that have to be done again.
Fights like Lyoto Machida vs. Rua I, Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard II and BJ Penn vs. Frankie Edgar I deserved rematches because of the way they turned out.
This fight, on the other hand, did not have any controversy.
Henderson took more rounds from Rua, and unless someone saw one of the later rounds a 10-8 for Rua, Henderson did enough to take the fight.
Although many would love to see Rua and Henderson go at it again, unless both men are fighting for a title, it should simply be left the way it is.
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